Nov 19, 2018

Zhuhai, China - Langara College and the Zhuhai Municipal Education Bureau signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) towards the goal of providing teachers and students with excellent education and training. Under the agreement, Langara intends to work with its Chinese strategic partner, Guangdon AQG Education Consulting, to develop and deliver customized training programs for teachers in Zhuhai.

“The signing of this MOU between Langara College and Zhuhai Municipal Education Bureau reflects our special relationship, our strong intention to work together, and our common goal to provide education and training,” said Dr. Lane Trotter, President and CEO, Langara College.

The agreement affirms a partnership that aims to enhance both partners’ capacity to educate students who will be able to contribute to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area initiative. It follows the Memorandum of Understanding on Two-Way Educational Exchange and Promotion Cooperation, recently renewed between the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training of British Columbia and the Department of Education of Guangdong Province on May 9, 2016. This renewed agreement reiterates the interest of both governments to promote two-way educational cooperation between institutions in B.C. and Guangdong.

The MOU signing ceremony was also attended by Dr. Trotter, Mr. Sik On Hon, Langara’s Associate Director International Marketing & Business Development, Deputy Director Mr. Zhu Hui and other senior officials of Zhuhai Municipal Education Bureau, and representatives from Langara’s strategic partner in China, Guangdong AQG Education Science and Technology Consulting Co., Ltd.

About Langara
Located in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 21,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path. Langara is also known as house of teachings, a name given to it by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located. Langara is celebrating its 49th year on West 49th Avenue with Beyond 49, an integrated celebration, alumni engagement, and fundraising campaign to reconnect with alumni, and raise funds for student support and important College initiatives.

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Mark Dawson
Manager, Communications and Marketing
Langara College