ICEC AGM and Delegate Conclave on India's New National Education Policy (NEP)
Save your spot for our Delegate Conclave and Roundtable. Admission is FREE but space is limited.
On January 25th, ICEC will host our AGM 2022 and Delegate Conclave on the New Education Policy (NEP) of India. This year's event will explore the NEP and its sweeping regulatory and structural changes and their impact on the international education arena, including opportunities for growth and collaboration. Topics will include India now permitting foreign universities to set up campuses, the introduction of dual degrees and higher education regulation, and other policy measures.
The event will feature sessions by education dignitaries and luminaries, including Chief Guest Hon. Rajan Sawhney, Minister of Trade, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Alberta; Dr. Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities; and Prof. (Dr) Gunjan M. Sanjeev, Vice President, Amity Education Group, and Director – International Affairs, Amity University. Our Keynote Speaker for the event is Dr. Rocky Dwyer, award winning writer, editor and educator who has spent more than 35 years working in the public sector at the national and international levels. Dr. Pradeep Merchant, Board of Governors, Carleton University, will also join us to share his experiences setting up campuses abroad. View our event program below.
We invite attendees to join our round-table discussions onpanel of education experts and luminaries from both countries. ICEC calls on Indo-Canada education stakeholders to seize the moment and take bold steps to meet demand for higher education opportunities. Join our panel of education experts and luminaries and add your voice to the discussion at this pivotal time on the Indo-Canada education front.
Click here to view last year's AGM post-event report and watch presentations and discussions by dignitaries and education insiders, such as Chief Guest Hon. Deepak Anand, MPP, Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, Ms. Apoorva Srivastava, Consul General of India, Toronto, and Dr. Pradeep Merchant, Co-Chair, Canada India Centre for Excellence, and Board of Governors, Carleton University, on the topics of labour market shortages, burgeoning fields, skills development, international student engagement, grooming students for success, bridging programs and other pathways towards acquiring credentials.
Session 1: Changes to the Indian Education System
Presentation by Dr. Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities, Q&A and round-table discussion on new dual degrees, universal grading and accreditation, regulation of and universal access to higher education, and more.
Session 2: Opportunities for Collaboration and Internationalization
Presentation by Prof. (Dr) Gunjan M. Sanjeev, Vice President, Amity Education Group, and Director – International Affairs, Amity University. Q&A and round-table discussion of opportunities for collaboration and greater internationalization as India permits foreign universities to set up campuses in India and introduces other regulatory changes.
Session 3. Case Studies: Setting up Campuses Abroad
Dr. Pradeep Merchant, Co-Chair, Canada India Centre for Excellence in Science, Technology, Trade and Policy, and Board of Governors, Carleton University, will share his experiences setting up campuses abroad. Presentation, Q&A and round-table discussion.
The Indo Canada Education Council (ICEC) an independent, volunteer-based, non-Governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-partisan organization. We are India's top NGO fostering support for stronger bi-lateral relations between India and Canada in the field of education. We offer 100% free student services to facilitate equitable student access to higher education opportunities in Canada and have counselled 20,000 students to-date. Click here to learn more.