The Canadian Education Alliance (CEA) was established in Vancouver in January of 1996, as a non-profit marketing alliance, and has become firmly established as the leading Canadian organization for promoting Canadian education in Japan. CEA currently has sixty Canadian member institutions. The list includes leading universities, university colleges, polytechnical colleges, community colleges, private language colleges, high schools and professional training centers from across Canada.

CEA has offices in Tokyo (very close to the Canadian Embassy) and Osaka (centrally located in Honmachi) and is involved in the following activities:

1) Pro-actively promoting Canadian education programs throughout Japan on an ongoing and daily basis;

2) Organizing the leading Study in Canada Fairs in Japan in October/November and March each year;

3) Producing the best annual Japanese language Study in Canada brochure in print and online;

4) Delivering the most informative free Japanese language e-mail magazine on Canadian education to interested subscribers;

5) Providing high quality counseling and processing services for individual students who are planning to study in Canada (at all levels);

6) Creating and maintaining partnership relations between Canadian and Japanese schools and educational institutions;

7) Facilitating Study and Professional Development Tours to Canada;

8) Delivering and supporting Canadian Distance and E-Learning programs in Japan;

9) Facilitating teacher, faculty, cultural and sporting exchanges between Canada and Japan;

10) Supporting incoming Canadians on education and cultural related programs.

To find out more about becoming a CEA member please contact us at: cea@gol.com


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October 17, 2008
James Yellowlees Ph.D., Managing Director of the Canadian Education Alliance (CEA) (left), with Inuit artist supreme Bill Nasogaluak at the unveiling of the 2.5 meter tall inukshuk that was created by Bill and presented by Kansai Canada Business Association to the citizens of Osaka. The inukshuk is very visibly situated in the new Watanabebashi Station that is part of the new Nanoshima subway line. The interior of the station is made of British Columbia cedar wood.

CEA was the lead sponsor in the creation of this important new bond between the people of Canada and Japan.
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