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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: Investors.. Stock Information.. Investor Kit.. Regulatory Filings.. Corporate Governance.. Analyst Coverage.. News Room.. Press Releases.. Video News.. Media Coverage.. Contact Us.. Back.. CIBT/Sprott-Shaw Subsidiary Commences Operations in Jamaica.. May 25th, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE Amex and TSX.. V symbol: MBA).. is pleased to report that its subsidiary, Sprott-Shaw Community College, has started offering its first batch of health care related programs in Jamaica to its first class of 50 students, with another 24 students slated for its second class, which is scheduled to start soon.. In conjunction with Brown s Town College in Jamaica, Sprott-Shaw will provide all necessary curriculum and support to offer the Resident Care Attendant program to students of Brown s Town in Jamaica.. Students will begin the academic portion of their studies in Jamaica, and complete the practicum portion at Sprott-Shaw colleges in Vancouver, Canada.. Sprott-Shaw has received an overwhelming response for seats in its first two class offerings of this program and plans to launch a third class in November, 2009.. Sprott-Shaw also plans to expand its course offerings in Jamaica to require other health care related courses.. With high demand for qualified allied healthcare professionals in Canada, these programs can potentially create employment opportunities for Jamaican students in Canada following graduation, which will ultimately increase their earning potential and standard of living.. The Ministry of Labour and Social Security of Jamaica recently endorsed the program by making a favorable announcement in Parliament and further issuing a governmental news release which can be accessed at:.. http://www.. jis.. gov.. jm/labour/html/20090520t000000-0500_19682_jis_fifty_jamaicans_to_be_trained_to_work_in_canada.. asp.. About CIBT Education Group Inc.. ( CIBT ) is an  ...   and academic partnerships around the world.. CIBT Group also owns Irix Design Group, a leading design and advertising company based in Vancouver, Canada.. In 2008, Irix Design was ranked 15th in the list of Biggest Ad Agencies in Greater Vancouver by the Business in Vancouver newspaper.. Toby Chu.. Toby Chu.. Vice-Chairman, President CEO.. Investor Relations Contact: Ed Cheung N.. America Toll Free: 1-888-865-0901 extension 318 * Email:.. info@cibt.. net.. Legal Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Forward-looking Statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 may be required in this news release.. These statements relate to future events or CIBT s future financial performance.. These statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future results or events.. CIBT disclaims any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.. There are important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to risks associated with changes in general economic and business conditions, actions of CIBT s competitors, the extent to which CIBT is able to develop new services and markets for their services, the time and expense involved in such development activities, the level of demand and market acceptance of their services and changes in our business strategies.. The TSX Venture Exchange and the NYSE Alternext US have not reviewed and do not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Provides Update on Expansion into Southern China.. May 21st, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to provide an update on the status of the company s expansion efforts into southern China.. As a follow-up to its news release issued in January 2008, CIBT is pleased to report that the CIBT Centre at the Jinhua Career and Technical College in Jinhua City is now fully operational and prepared for its first intake of students in September 2009.. Working in conjunction with Jinhua Career and Technical College, large scale recruitment efforts are underway.. CIBT Education Center is a business model unique to CIBT s global expansion  ...   between Chinese students and Western professors from around the world.. The Jinhua center will be offering CIBT s recently announced International Foundation Programs and selected health care and travel tourism programs.. Photos of the new centre at Jinhua can be viewed at:.. cibtcorp.. com/newflash/20090520.. html.. Jinhua is a city in Zhejiang province, just 300 kilometers south of Shanghai.. With a population of 4.. 5 million and a GDP of US$16.. 9 billion, the city s leading industries require clothing and textiles, mechanics and electronics, chemicals, and automotive accessories.. Jinhua City is located in the center of Zhejiang Province, and serves as a major transportation hub in eastern China..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Adds New Teaching Location in South Central China.. May 19th, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that its China subsidiary, CIBT School of Business, has signed a partnership agreement to deploy CIBT s recently announced International Foundation Program ( IFP ) in Hunan province in cooperation with Zhuzhou Technical College ( Zhuzhou College ) in Zhuzhou City.. The IFP allows students at Zhuzhou College to complete a portion of their studies in China then transfer to any one of 30 overseas universities in CIBT s network of international institutions to complete their baccalaureate degree.. We are very pleased with the response and continued addition of Chinese colleges and universities joining our newly launched International Foundation Program as reported in our May 13th news release, commented Toby Chu, Vice Chairman and CEO of CIBT Group.. Our recruitment and education networks in China are growing rapidly as more academic partners join our IFP.. These Chinese students will feed into our network of over 30 renowned international  ...   the highest industry output as of July 2004.. Hunan province is one of the oldest provinces in China with a population of 64 million people.. The economy in Hunan is growing rapidly at an average rate of approximately 14.. 9 percent annually.. About Zhuzhou Technical College:.. Zhuzhou Technical College was created over 40 years ago.. Since its inception, the college has trained over 20,000 professionals, many of whom have achieved senior professional and management positions in the industry.. The college has a vocational skills appraisal institute approved by the National Ministry of Labour and is a designated test centre for Business English Certificates offered by Cambridge University, as well as for the IELTS English proficiency exam.. With a campus covering 320 acres of land and a student body of over 11,000 full-time students, Zhuzhou College has over 600 faculty and staff members in seven departments.. The college offers 30 courses, which require studies in Engineering, Economics, Management and Law.. Investor Relations Contact: Ed Cheung at 604.. 871.. 9909 extension 318..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Launches International Foundations Program in South East Asia China.. May 13th, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that its China subsidiary, CIBT School of Business, has launched the International Foundations Program ( IFP ).. The IFP was created and modeled after CIBT s 2+2 program which has been very successful for over a decade.. In 2009, CIBT School of Business ranked second in the Top College Prep Programs in China, an internet survey conducted by Sohu.. com, China s largest internet portal.. Building on its success, CIBT has completed and launched a series of IFP courses.. The IFP prepares Chinese students for acceptance into overseas institutions and connects its graduates with its international network of over 30 universities from around the world.. IFP graduates will be able to transfer to an overseas receiving institution to complete their degrees or diplomas.. Foreign studies are a unique niche market that is growing with increasing popularity in China.. Chinese parents strongly encourage their children to study overseas for greater future earning potential.. CIBT is one of the largest overseas bachelor degree programs in China in which students study for 2 years in China and 2 more years abroad at a CIBT academic partner institution in Canada, the USA, the UK, Australia, New Zealand,  ...   our students to select their final study destination based on their personal economic and cultural preferences.. The launching of IFP in China is an initial debut to be followed by other countries such as the Philippines, Thailand, South Korea, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Taiwan.. Its subsidiaries, CIBT School of Business Technology Corp.. , Tourism Training Institute, Concordia Career College, Modus International Language College and Sprott-Shaw Degree College Corp.. , which is comprised of Sprott-Shaw Degree College, Sprott-Shaw Community College (established in 1903), Sprott-Shaw International Language College, possess a combined operating history of over 118 years in China and Canada s education sectors.. CIBT owns and operates a network of business, technical and language colleges with presence at over 40 campuses and teaching centers including Canada, China, Vietnam, Jordan, the Philippines and Jamaica.. CIBT delivers North American and Chinese accredited business and management degree programs, automotive, and diesel maintenance programs, IT programs, travel and tourism programs and career/vocational programs through its network of campuses across China and Canada.. In 2006, CIBT initiated plans to aggressively expand its business presence across China and to establish schools in other parts of Asia including South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and India.. CIBT also owns Irix Design Group, a leading full service design and advertising company based in Vancouver, Canada..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Subsidiary Establishes Second Campus in the Philippines.. May 11th, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to provide an update on the status of expansion efforts in the Philippines by its subsidiary, Sprott-Shaw Community College.. Further to the company s announcement on August 5, 2008, regarding expanding into the Philippines and working in partnership with Far Eastern University in Manila, Sprott-Shaw has signed an agreement to expand its course offerings to Far Eastern University s Fairview campus.. Sprott-Shaw now has a presence in both Far Eastern University locations, with a third location in the plans.. To date, enrollment has risen by 40% totaling 120 students since the inception of the program.. "We are very encouraged with the results to date in the Philippines and regular classes, which start monthly, are fully enrolled," commented Mr.. Dean Duperron, President of Sprott-Shaw Community College.. "The demand for health care professionals with Canadian certifications  ...   and tourism programs in Jamaica, academic and diploma programs in China, and English training programs in Korea, Japan, Jordan and Vietnam," commented Mr.. Toby Chu, Vice Chairman and CEO of CIBT Education Group.. "Our vision is to become a global education provider by utilizing our successful Canadian operations as our base and our fully established infrastructure in China as our hub.. Special emphasis will be placed on western based, career oriented programs supplemented by our IFP programs (International Foundation Programs), which can lead toward a university degree through our accredited degree-granting college in Canada or other academic partners in Canada, the UK, the US, Australia, Switzerland and Thailand.. CIBT and its subsidiaries will continue to deploy a host of practical, job oriented programs to emerging countries.. We add tremendous value to our graduates by assisting them to earn a better living by working for higher paying multinational companies in their home country.. "..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Reports Second Quarter and Six Month Results.. April 16th 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (the "Company") (NYSE Amex & TSXV symbol: MBA).. is pleased to report its fiscal 2009 second quarter operating results as of February 28, 2009.. For the three months ending February 28, 2009, the Company's gross revenues totalled $9,866,359 as compared to $8,978,829 for the three months ending March 31, 2008, an increase of 10%.. The Company generated an EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest Taxes Depreciation & Amortization) of $593,927 for the three months ending February 28, 2009 compared to $351,928 for the three months ending March 31, 2008.. Adjusting the EBITDA for stock-based compensation, a non-cash expense item that has no impact on  ...   $20,387,268 as compared to $12,095,742 for the six months ending March 31, 2008, an increase of 69%.. EBITDA for the six months ending February 28, 2009 was $1,361,747 as compared to a loss of $342,892 for the six months ending March 31, 2008.. Adjusting the EBITDA for the non-cash stock-based compensation expense would result in an adjusted EBITDA of $1,762,922.. Net income for the six months ending February 28, 2009 was $72,857.. Using an EBITDA analysis allows management to isolate financial statement items that contribute to the changes in income (loss) figures.. To view a copy of the Company's interim financial statements for the three months ending February 28, 2009, please visit.. www.. sedar.. com.. or.. sec.. gov/edgar.. shtml..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Subsidiary to Enhance Classroom Environment by Removing Textbooks.. March 19th, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that its subsidiary, Sprott-Shaw Community College ( Sprott-Shaw ), announces that in an effort to improve the learning environment and latest information technology for its students, Sprott-Shaw Community College is eliminating textbooks in a number of its classes.. As of September 2008, 11 of the private college s courses in seven of its campuses have implemented a redesigned curriculum to engage students with a combination of technology-based materials and face-to-face classroom sessions.. The college s goal is to eliminate the need for up to 66,000 textbooks by 2014.. Sprott-Shaw has opted to redesign its curriculums to ensure that its classrooms offer progressive and more sustainable programs.. This initiative differs from other educational institutions that are utilizing e-books, by ensuring that Sprott-Shaw's curriculum is constantly updated and the information being taught is always current.. The redesigned curriculums require Internet-based research and computers are being used to replace textbooks.. Instructors are using Moodle, a free learning software that is accessible from any Internet browser.. Moodle allows instructors to create customized interactive web sites to communicate and collaborate with students.. It augments face-to-face classroom sessions with timely information rather than outdated textbooks.. Eliminating textbooks allows our instructors to use the interactive richness of the Internet to bring curriculum alive in ways that textbooks are not able to, says Dean Duperron, president of Sprott-Shaw Community College.. It also allows the college to have  ...   students of moving to digital learning is paramount.. We have received very positive feedback from students in the textbook-free courses, says Duperron.. They love how easy it is to reach instructors and access information.. They also appreciate not having to haul a lot of heavy textbooks to class each day.. Sprott-Shaw is currently calling its eliminating textbooks initiative G2 Learning Great Green Learning.. The college will be launching a contest among its students to rename this initiative and will be accepting submissions as of March 1st.. To date, there have been approximately 400 enrollments for Sprott-Shaw courses without textbooks and more than 200 computers have been purchased for students to use in these courses.. Sprott-Shaw plans to implement these courses in the rest of its campuses by the end of 2009.. The college is also moving toward a program where students purchase computers for the same cost of textbooks.. About Sprott-Shaw Community College.. As the oldest and largest private educational institute in Western Canada, Sprott-Shaw has been a leader in education on the West Coast.. Its history of over 100 years has allowed it to establish a solid reputation with private businesses, government and individuals as a source of capable and reliable graduates.. Sprott-Shaw operates over 50 campuses in British Columbia, Alberta, China and the Middle East offering more than 140 courses in more than 35 different programs across six faculties (Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Nursing, Healthcare, Hospitality, Business, Trades and Administrative, as well as a wide variety of language programs)..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Subsidiary to Offer Nursing Programs in Jamaica.. March 9th, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE Alternext and TSX.. is pleased to report that its subsidiary, Sprott-Shaw Community College ( Sprott-Shaw ), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Labour and Social Security in Jamaica, in cooperation with Brown s Town College of Jamaica, to offer Resident Care Attendant and Practical Nursing training programs to students in Jamaica (the MOU ).. According to the terms of the MOU, Sprott-Shaw will provide all necessary curriculum and support for Brown s Town College to offer the program to its students in Jamaica.. Students will start the academic portion of their studies in Jamaica, and complete the practicum portion at Sprott-Shaw colleges in Vancouver, Canada.. This MOU is in addition to an agreement announced on March 3, 2009 regarding the cooperation with the Jamaican government to offer hotel management training programs there.. Healthcare training is in real demand and the training and certification the students will receive will empower the graduates, alleviate the pressure on the healthcare system with more trained individuals and ensure our two countries build on our existing strengths, commented Mr.. Errol Miller, Chief Technical Director of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security.. We are truly excited about this partnership with Sprott-Shaw Community College.. Healthcare world wide continues to grow, demanding more and more individuals qualified to a higher level,  ...   established in 1975 by the Ministry of Education to prepare students for advanced level courses.. This role was later expanded to require upgrading, technical/vocational, and professional courses.. Currently, the institution operates three campuses.. The main campus is on the site of the old Servite Convent just outside the town of Brown's Town.. It rests on approximately 32 acres of lush, green, gently sloping land, 8 miles south of Runaway Bay, and approximately 24 miles west of Moneague in St.. Ann.. The second campus, known as the Wesley Campus, is nestled in the cool hills of St.. Ann's Bay, on the site of the old Wesley College on Gordon Tennant Road.. The third campus is located on the site of the old Kaiser Administrative offices, with a panoramic view of the town and harbour, in Bridgewater, Discovery Bay.. The Wesley Campus is the home of the first nursing school in the Northern region of the island, offering the generic Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.. The Discovery Bay campus, also known as the Technical Campus, offers Certificate and Diploma courses in Engineering Science, Electronics and Computing Systems, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, and Applied Information Technology.. All other academic, professional and technical/vocational courses are offered at the main campus.. CIBT owns and operates a network of business, technical and language colleges with presence at over 40 campuses and teaching centers including Canada, China, Vietnam, Jordan and the Philippines..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Featured on Beijing Radio Program.. March 4th, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE Alternext US TSXV symbol: MBA).. is pleased to report that the company s Chief Operating Officer, Yang Shuai, was recently invited to discuss issues on overseas studies, while also introducing CIBT s International Foundations Program on Face to Face Education , a one-hour interactive radio program hosted  ...   most listened to radio station in China with a listening audience of over 3 million.. In addition to Mr.. Shuai, Mr.. Zhang Jianbo, the Director of the School of Finance at Renmin University, was also invited to speak on the same program.. Renmin University is considered one of the top universities in China, with a distinct focus on the humanities and social sciences..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Expands Hospitality and Hotel Management Programs to Jamaica.. March 3rd, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. V symbol: MBA) ( CIBT ).. is pleased to report that its subsidiary Sprott-Shaw Community College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Training and Social Security in Jamaica, to offer hospitality and tourism training to students in Jamaica in a partnership with the Jamaican government.. The program will consist of studies at Sprott-Shaw s Kelowna campus, followed by practicum studies in Vancouver and concluded with self-directed learning via the internet.. Upon completion of the program, Jamaican students will receive industry certification recognized by the American Hotel and Lodging Association Education Institute (AHLA-EI), a world recognized non-profit organization with thousands of member hotels around the world.. Graduates will possess practical industry knowledge and an AHLA-EI certification, which is recognized by most major hotel chains, thereby substantially increasing their employment prospects.. It is a delight for  ...   everyone involved especially the students.. The persons involved in this program will not only benefit from the training but also from their experience in Canada.. Sprott-Shaw Community College is proud to partner with the Jamaican Government in this initiative.. commented Dean Duperron, President of Sprott-Shaw Community College.. As an international organization, Sprott-Shaw provides a unique credential and recognizes the world-wide value of training in the multi-billion dollar Hospitality Industry.. We are excited to be working with the Jamaican government to offer our hospitality programs to students in the country, commented Toby Chu, Vice Chairman and CEO of CIBT Education Group Inc.. Our presence there is significant as Jamaica is a very popular destination for holiday travelers.. The opportunity to train students in the country s hospitality industry will enhance their employability, improve their life-styles and increase their potential earnings.. CIBT is an education management and investment company with a special focus on the global education market..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Adds 4 New Partners to Hotel and Tourism Division in China.. January 28th, 2009 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. V symbol: MBA) ( CIBT ) is pleased to report that its hotel and tourism training division in China has signed cooperative joint program agreements with four additional partners in China since the company s recent news release on January 15th 2009.. The new joint program partners require a university in Fujian province, two hotel chains in Beijing and Shandong province, and an education consulting company in Guiyang province, China.. The agreements range in scope from providing professional certification in the American Hotel Lodging Association programs, delivery of hotel management programs, flight attendant programs, and Hospitality English training programs, to senior management training seminars.. These cooperative agreements will further CIBT s expansion efforts  ...   assess and determine further investment or other joint venture opportunities in these regions.. CIBT has signed cooperative joint program agreements with the following institutions:.. Institutions.. City.. Province.. Sunlight Building Co.. Gansu.. Guiyang.. Beijing Yansha Centre Co.. – Kempinski Hotel.. Beijing.. Shandong Blue Sea Hotel Group.. Yantai.. Shandong.. Zhangzhou Normal University.. Zhangzhou.. Fujian.. We are excited that many schools and industry players are eager to join our hotel management training platform in China , commented Toby Chu, Vice-Chairman, President and CEO of CIBT.. These industry players will provide our graduates with practical work experience, while our education partners will provide solid academic credentials.. We will continue to recruit new academic and industry partners to expand our hotel management training programs with the intention of adding more programs and potential investments into the Asian market.. "Toby Chu"..

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