From the first round of Global Skills Opportunity funding, Langara College has had many requests from Indigenous students to intern with a global Indigenous community. In the context of this project, a consultant will be hired to conduct a survey of best practices of Indigenous internships and programs as possible locations for interns. The consultant […]
snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College Global Skills Development Project is poised to pivot campus culture by offering three supported pathways to increase global skills development in the targeted student populations and the wider student community by offering virtual and physical mobility options for students building transferable work skills and intercultural competence.
Langara College will increase equity, access, and support for students obtaining an international educational experience through Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning-Virtual Exchange (COIL-VE), both virtual and physical working integrated learning (WIL), and Global co-op. Available to all students, however, funds will prioritize resources to support low-income, Indigenous, and students with disabilities. Building on knowledge gained through […]
Building Indigenous Community Relationships to Further Education Abroad – Students Connecting – Students within Indigeneous Communities
The Indigenous Study Abroad Collaborative Framework (ISACF) is a collaboration between Langara College located on the unceded and traditional territory of the Musqueam people, Douglas College located on the unceded and traditional territory of the QayQayt and Kwikwetlem First Nations, and the University of the Fraser Valley located on the unceded territory of the Stó:lō […]
Under the guidance of our Indigenous partner, Musqueam, we take an Indigenous-led approach to relationship building and outbound program development. Building on an existing relationship between Musqueam and Ngapuhi (New Zealand), our project explores how PSI’s can support global Indigenous relations, culture and protocol as an act of reconciliation. An objective of the Pilot Project […]
The objective of this project was to find paid global virtual internships for Langara College students, making these opportunities accessible to especially students that traditionally would not engage in outbound mobility. We hoped to find options connected to other international educational institutions. We contacted 61 international institutions to determine whether they offered this type of […]