The challenges, opportunities of "exporting" Canadian education

January 12, 2016

With the 2015 opening of its campus in Casablanca, Quebec’s LaSalle College and the LCI Education Network now have 22 campuses spread across 12 countries. Officials from the institution are quick to note both the challenges and successes of such a decentralized network of schools. A primary goal, according to LCI President Claude Marchand, is ensuring that a campus meets quality standards that will allow students to pursue a world-class education while also attaining a diploma that is approved and recognized in their local region. Another significant priority is building a reputation, adds Marchand, as “the challenge with opening so many schools abroad is that we basically need to rebuild a new reputation each time.” Exportwise