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Lily Liu Attended the Reception in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary and Ambassador John McCallum’s first visit to Chongqing

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March 23, 2017, reception in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary and Ambassador John MaCallum’s first visit to Chongqing

was held on the night. The event was organized by the Consulate General of Canada in Chongqing. More than 150 guests from

southwest region of China were invited to attend. More than 350 photos from the live event show the fruits of cooperation and

exchange between Canada and the Southwest of China in the past 100 years. Lily Liu,CNEEC deputy representative of

China, was invited to the event.

The ambassador is a professor of economics, former Dean of the Faculty of Arts at McGill University, senior vice president

and chief economist of Royal Bank of Canada. He also served as Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship in the

cabinet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as Minister of Defense, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of Taxation in the

Cabinet of Prime Minister Jean-Chretien and Prime Minister Paul Martin. This is the first time that a minister from the Cabinet

was appointed as ambassador to China in the history of Canada.

As ambassador, Mr. McCallum will now play a key role in expanding Canada’s trading relationship with China, including a

possible free-trade agreement between the two countries. Chinese officials have spoken of “rare, historical opportunities between

China and Canada” under Mr. Trudeau’s leadership.

CNEEC will continue to carry on the obligations of education exchange and contribute to the progress of education industry

between the two countries.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 19:38

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CNEEC's basic research focuses on international education systems, policies and related affairs. Topics cover comparison of education systems, differences in syllabi, influences on education policies, reflections of people and cultural backgrounds, and the development of the education market. We also devote our time to developing, designing and initiating new prospective projects.  
In recent years CNEEC's research has been concentrated on People's Republic of China. Current research topics include: 

  • Policy Trends in Chinese Higher Education
  • The State of the Market Resulting from Central Government Control in China
  • The Demands for Various Education Levels in China
  • The Status of the Educational Market due to Government Policiesin China 
  • The comparison of Higher Education Goals between China and Western Countries 
  • Psychological Training to Assist Chinese Students in Their Study Abroad 
  • The Potential Adaptability of Chinese Students' Study Abroad
  • Analysis for Potential Chinese Families Sending Their Children to Study Abroad 

Education Officer of Consulate-General of Canada in Chongqing Visited to SWJTU

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November 15, 2016, Chengdu, Education Officer of Consulate-General of Canada in Chongqing, Dr. Zhong Liao officially visited to Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU). The meeting was arranged by CNEEC in order to enhance the education cooperation with SWJTU in 2017. Chief Executive Officer of CNEEC, Shirley Huang, and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Southwest Jiaotong University, Yan Qipeng attended the meeting.

Dr. Zhong Liao has 18 years working experience in Consulate-General of Canada in Chongqing, has accumulated a wealth of experience in promoting cultural and educational exchange and cooperation. He expressed the appreciation and affirmation for the efforts of both parties put into the General study program and the visit. Meanwhile, Dr. Zhong Liao is looking forward to bringing more resources from Canadian Government and Canada Universities to build up a stronger cooperation with SWJTU.

Yan Qipeng, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Southwest Jiaotong University, said Southwest Jiaotong University will heighten the existing cooperation with Canadian universities, and focus on the exploration of more resources from Canadian universities in the field of scientific research and education cooperation.  With the efforts of Canada Consulate-General in Chongqing, he believes the cooperation plan will embrace a great outcome in 2017.

More and more of Canadian top universities are seeking ways to cooperate with the well-known universities in Southwest China. Southwest Jiaotong University should take the advantage of information and resources provided by Canada Ministry of higher education. Based on the foundation jointly with the Canadian universities, SWJTU will set up more joint research projects to expand the research capability. CNEEC will take the further responsibilities of educational projects importation and implementation to assure the success of SWJTU human resource strategy and international strategy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 22:33