CIBT Education Group Inc. (NYSE MKT: MBA and TSX: MBA)
(“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that its newly formed division, Global Education Alliance (“GEA”), has entered into an agreement with Mulgrave School (“Mulgrave”) under which GEA has been appointed as their global recruitment partner. Mulgrave is a leading Pre-Kindergarten to grade 12 International Baccalaureate World School located in West Vancouver, British Columbia.
Under the terms of the agreement, GEA will assist in the marketing and promotion of Mulgrave for the international market, and will recruit international students, whose families are looking to re-locate to Vancouver, to study at Mulgrave. GEA will provide student services and recruitment by tapping into CIBT Group’s existing infrastructure and referral network at 50+ locations in 18 countries.
About Mulgrave School:
Founded in September 1993, Mulgrave is located in West Vancouver with students enrolled from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. In May 2006, Mulgrave School was officially accredited as an International Baccalaureate (“IB”) World School, offering the three IB Programmes. Mulgrave students are taught the IB curriculum, with 95% pursuing the full IB Diploma. Mulgrave has been recognized for their excellence by the Fraser Institute, an independent non-profit Canadian research firm, who awarded Mulgrave as, on average, one of the top ranked schools for the past 5 years among 725 other public and private primary schools in British Columbia in 2011. The school’s graduates currently study at world’s leading universities including Stanford, Cornell, Princeton, the London School of Economics, McGill, the University of Toronto, and the University of British Columbia.
GEA is a student referral service for certain carefully selected schools in Canada and the U.S. GEA leverages CIBT Group’s extensive international agent network and existing academic partnerships in various countries to increase international enrollments at its North American partner schools, which includes high ranking primary and secondary schools, and public and private universities in Canada and the United States.