The process is expected to take 18 months, from August 2017 through December 2018.
November 2017 - Launch event
Employees were invited to help choose a working definition. Based on feedback, the working definition of internationalization that will be adapted for Langara is:
The intentional process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension into the purpose, functions and delivery of post-secondary education, in order to enhance the quality of education and research for all students, and [employees], and make a meaningful contribution to society.
- de Wit, Hunter, Howard, & Ergon-Pola
December 2017 - February 2018
Department and area meetings to review the process
April - May 2018
Langara community online survey - result summary
Write goal statements
Identify measurable outcomes
Town hall to share date and gather feedback on the proposed strategy