Canterbury Arts Conference (CArtsCon) 2017

Canterbury Arts Conference 2017

Local and international speakers and workshop leaders congregated at the Canterbury Baptist Church for the 4th Annual Canterbury Arts Conference (CArtsCon), which is organised and sponsored by Warnborough College. The 4-day event saw presenters and speakers from all arts disciplines share ideas, experiences, and knowledge around the theme of ‘Art for Change’. As a conundrum, the very concepts of art …

Art exhibition in New York featuring a retrospective of Dr Jill Kiefer's artwork

Art Exhibition Showcasing Dr Jill Kiefer Retrospective

“Eclectic-Spective” is a retrospective art exhibition of Warnborough Program Director Dr Jill Kiefer’s work created over the past several years. The exhibit includes paintings geared toward adults and children — ranging from storybook animals to abstract multi-media objects. Works such as “Selfie” and “Double Vision” were specifically-designed with children in mind. Jill’s art focuses on a variety of themes, but …

Dr Betsy Ann Buchanan is one of 15 women honoured at the 2017 WA Women's Hall of Fame

Dr Betsy Buchanan Honoured in Hall of Fame

Dr Betsy Buchanan, was honoured for her work in legal and human rights fields, particularly her tireless advocacy work with the Noongar Aboriginal community on March 8, 2017.  Dr Buchanan was inducted into the Western Australia Women’s Hall of Fame. She attributed her success to staying focused and not losing sight of what is really important. Community Law Centre pioneer …

Dr Julian Ng with Monique Santiago-Miranda, Sr Helen Malubay, Dr Rochi Marcelo, and Dr Manny Martinez

Visit to St Paul University

Warnborough Vice-President, Dr Julian Ng, visited St Paul University Quezon City (SPUQC) from the 26th November to the 1st December. SPUQC is part of the St Paul University System of institutions, and its headquarters are based in Tuguegarao, Luzon. Warnborough Council members are familiar with this location as many were present at St Paul’s 100th anniversary celebrations in 2007, during …

The colourful words encapsulate Warnborough and IVETA's vision of collaboration

IVETA Europe Meeting in Bulgaria

The European chapter of the International Vocational, Education and Training Association (IVETA) had their second meeting this year in  Sofia, Bulgaria. The event was hosted by Know and Can Association at the Central Park Hotel, facing the majestic Palace of Culture on the 20th and 21st October. 28 organisations participated including Warnborough College (Ireland and UK), the Academy for Distance …

Warnborough College Ireland Commencement Exercises 2016

Commencement in Canterbury

The 4th of September saw commencement exercises in Canterbury for some of Warnborough College Ireland‘s students at the Clagett Auditorium within the historic Canterbury Cathedral precincts. Participants came from places such as Ireland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Lebanon, Angola, Greece, the USA and China. The event began with a trumpeted fanfare by celebrated maestro Kevin Kay Bradley. Dr John Allen, Chairman …

Key delegates pose with George Konrote, the President of Fiji (centre)

2016 World TVET Conference in Fiji

Warnborough College President, Dr Brenden Tempest-Mogg, attended the 2016 World TVET Conference which was held in Fiji from 23rd to 25th August, 2016. TVET stands for Technical Vocational Education and Training, and looks at creating real, practical outcomes for students as a result of their learning. This is very much a philosophy adhered to by Warnborough. The World TVET Conference …

Dr Julian, Elias, Dr Vasileos, Panayiotis, Dr Matina, Chrys, and three IEERTH colleagues

ICNM Conference Barcelona

Warnborough College was represented at the 3rd International Congress on Natural Medicine held at the Catalonia Plaza Barcelona Hotel from 1 to 3 July, 2016. Bachelor of Naturopathy Program Director, Dr Matina Chronopoulou, went to the event with students and faculty from Greece and Austria. WC Vice-President, Dr Julian Ng, participated also in the 3-day conference which saw experts from …

2016 IVETA Europe meeting at Warnborough College in Canterbury

IVETA Europe Meeting at Warnborough College

Warnborough College hosted the first IVETA Europe meeting for 2016 at its HQ in Canterbury on the 18th and 19th March. A welcome reception with wine and nibbles was held at HQ on Friday leading on to a nice dinner at Café Rouge. On Saturday the 19th, the proceedings began in earnest with a welcome speech by current IVETA Europe …

ACS Principal, John Mason, visits Warnborough HQ

ACS Principal John Mason Visits Warnborough

The Principal of Australian Correspondence Schools (ACS), John Mason, visited Warnborough HQ last week to discuss extending the partnership between ACS and Warnborough.  The partnership has been going strong for over ten years. Many of our short courses are developed by or with ACS and the unique form of delivery means that the emphasis is on learning, rather than achieving …