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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 Files Amended Annual MD A.. Vancouver, B.. C.. – (January 15, 2013) CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE MKT: MBA) (TSX: MBA).. reports that it has today filed an amended MD A for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2012.. The audited financial statements for the same period that were filed were correct; however, certain figures and percentages did not appear correctly in the MD A.. While this was being addressed, management felt that it would be helpful for readers to also include relevant additional discussion contained in the company’s annual report on Form 20-F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 15, 2013.. The amended MD A is available under the company’s profile on SEDAR and on its website (www.. cibt.. net).. About CIBT Education Group:..  ...   Degree College, CIBT School of Business China, and King George International College.. Through these subsidiaries, CIBT Group offers Western and Chinese accredited business and management degrees, and programmes in college preparation, healthcare, hotel management and tourism, English language training, English teacher certification, junior and high school preparation program for overseas study, and other career/vocational training.. CIBT Group also owns Irix Design Group, a leading design and advertising company based in Vancouver, Canada, and Global Career Center (“GCC”).. GCC is a job placement call center located in the Philippines dedicated to providing employment services to CIBT Group graduates for free throughout their careers.. Visit us online at www.. net.. ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.. Toby Chu.. Toby Chu.. Vice-Chairman, President CEO.. Investor Relations Contact: N.. America Toll Free: 1-604-871-9909 Email:.. info@cibt.. Neither the NYSE MKT-LLC nor the Toronto Stock Exchange accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Files Form 20-F Annual Report.. – (January 15, 2013) -CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE MKT: MBA) (TSX: MBA) (“CIBT Group”).. announces that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2012 with the United States Securities and Exchange  ...   on CIBT Group’s website, www.. net and under CIBT Group’s profile on the SEDAR website in Canada.. Shareholders may also request a hard copy of CIBT Group’s complete audited financial statements free of charge by sending a request to info@cibt.. net or calling 604.. 871.. 9909 extension 311..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Signs LOI to Acquire Linkman International Language Institute in China.. January 9th, 2013: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE MKT: MBA and TSX: MBA).. (“CIBT Group” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent with Linkman International Language Institute (“Linkman”) to acquire shares from treasury representing 95% of all issued and outstanding shares of Linkman at closing.. Subject to due diligence, the receipt of all necessary approvals and the satisfaction of other conditions, this acquisition is expected to close within the next eight weeks.. Details of the transaction will be announced after closing.. Linkman is a language training institution in China that operates two campuses in the province of Zhejiang, within the cities of Hangzhou and Xiaoshan.. They specialize in English language training for students in elementary and middle school, but also train students in high school as well as adults.. “CIBT Group plans to utilize Linkman International Language Institute as a launching platform to expand our market from post secondary and career education to younger students enrolled in elementary and middle school English programs” commented Toby Chu, Vice Chairman, President, and CEO of CIBT Education Group Inc.. “Linkman International Language Institute will change its name to KGIC Linkman English School as part of our Chinese marketing brand strategy.. They will serve as our base in our revised strategy for the China market, as we plan on adding more English training schools using the KGIC Linkman brand in China after the acquisition.. KGIC has over 17 years of experience in providing adult and children’s English training programs, and has educated over 40,000 students since 1996.. KGIC Linkman English School will offer KGIC’s proven and well  ...   complete in 2013.. ”.. About Linkman International Language Institute:.. Established in 2008 within the Xiaoshan District of Zhejiang, China, Linkman International Language Institute (“Linkman”) is a language training institution that has grown at a fast pace.. In June 2011, Linkman established a second training center in Hangzhou, the largest city in the province of Zhejiang in China.. Linkman provides high quality English training programs to over 200 students in a wide range of age groups, but specializes in Children’s English programs.. Linkman’s programs include Children’s English, Adult General English, Exam Preparation Courses, and Corporate Training programs.. For more information contact:.. Investor Relations Contact:1-604-871-9909 Email:.. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS:.. Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information (the “forward-looking statements”) about CIBT Education Group Inc.. and its future plans.. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts.. The forward-looking statements in this news release are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the company's actual results or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by forward-looking statements.. With respect to statements in this news release as to expectations for CIBT Group’s Acquisition of Linkman International Language Institute and future plans within China, these risks, uncertainties and other factors include, without limitation, uncertainty as to the company's ability to achieve the goals and satisfy the assumptions of management; and general economic factors and other factors that may be beyond the control of the company.. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, opinions and expectations of the company's management at the time they are made, and CIBT Group does not assume any obligation to update its forward- looking statements if those beliefs, opinions or expectations, or other circumstances, should change..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: About Us.. About CIBT.. Business Overview.. Management.. Board of Directors.. Advisory Board.. Our Subsidiaries.. Global Learning Network.. Sprott Shaw College.. Acsenda School of Management.. King George International College.. CIBT School of Business China.. CIBT Beihai International College.. CIBT Guangzhou International College.. Global Education Alliance.. Global Career Centre.. IRIX Design Group.. Demand from Asia for High Quality Western Education.. With a student population of over 700 million across Asia, the demand for higher education is growing rapidly and yet governments have done little to increase their seats for post-secondary studies.. The increased demand with lagged supply presents a significant growth opportunity for CIBT in China.. Higher income households in China are the target market for western education providers, this market has the ability to pay for premium education and they have the desire give their family a better future.. According to the National Bureau of Statistics in China, in 2015 6% of China’s quarter Billion+ urban households is expected to be higher income.. The percentage is forecasted to be 10 times larger than it was in 2005, representing an astounding growth rate of 30% per annum over the 10 year period.. The global education market continues to see strong growth and western education in Asia remains a popular choice for Asian students because western-educated graduates are able to earn higher wages working for multinational companies in  ...   western education because they tend to understand their company’s western corporate culture and policies.. Therefore, these companies are willing to pay higher wages to retain local Asian employees with western education supplemented by localized business network and relationships.. CIBT Education Group’s mission is export western education to Asia via traditional face-to-face delivery and live interactive technology.. To complement that mission, CIBT created many pathway programs to attract international students to study at our North American campuses and earn a western degree or diploma, and ultimately provide our graduates with working experience in North America.. CIBT s Global Learning Network (“GLN”) offers international students western programs taught by North American instructors while the students remain in their home country.. Upon completing our program with the GLN in Asia, students can choose to continue their studies in Canada at CIBT’s wholly owned colleges such as Sprott-Shaw Community College, Sprott-Shaw Degree College, or King George International College.. Students also have the option to transfer to a public university within CIBT’s global network of public university partners.. Most of CIBT’s students from abroad are eligible for a work permit in Canada and assistance in finding work will be provided by CIBT’s Global Career Center.. CIBT’s Global Career Center specializes in job search assistance for our graduates, which leads the graduating students to employment, permanent residence and immigration in Canada..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: Management Team.. CIBT s senior management are a team of professionals with extensive practical experience in international business and educational services for both the private and public sectors.. CIBT s team has both the depth and breadth of the expertise required to make the company s vision a reality.. CIBT Head Office:.. Vice-Chairman, President, CEO and Director.. Dennis Huang.. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer..  ...   Community College.. Maggie Harvie.. Executive Vice President of Sprott-Shaw Community College.. KGIC Head Office:.. Sung Lim.. President, King George International College.. Steve Sohn.. Vice-President, King George International College.. Tanya Scorah.. Executive Director, King George International College.. CIBT China Office:.. Summit Wu.. Executive Vice-President, Business Development, CIBT China.. Yang Shuai.. Executive Vice-President, Beijing.. David An.. Executive Vice-President, Business Development.. David Thomas.. Executive Vice-President, Academic Planning Quality Assurance..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: Dr.. David Hsu.. 1 2 4.. Independent Chairman.. Hsu has been a director of CIBT Education Group since 2006 and became its chairman of the board in 2007.. Hsu obtained his medical training at the medical school of the University Hamburg, Germany in 1967.. He graduated with an overall rating of “excellent”.. He obtained more medical training in Germany and New York City.. From year 1977 to 2005, Dr.. Hsu was in private practice in Orange County, California.. Hsu was one of the founders of Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc.. (MFLX) and had served as its chairman for over fifteen years and has become its Chairman Emeritus upon its IPO on Nasdaq in June 2004.. In 1995, Dr.. Hsu co-founded MedicineNet.. com.. MedicineNet.. com provides medical information in layman’s language on the Internet.. MedicineNet was later acquired by WebMD, a public company.. From September 2000 through May 2003, Dr.. Hsu served as an independent director of i-Cable, Inc.. , a Nasdaq and Hong Kong Exchange listed telecommunications company.. Hsu obtained the degree of Master of Business Administration from the Pepperdine University at Malibu, California in April 1987.. 3 4.. Vice-Chairman.. Toby Chu has been a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of CIBT Education Group since 1994.. Since CIBT’s inception Mr.. Chu has structured five major acquisitions that have become the cornerstone of CIBT’s global vision, including the acquisition of King George International College in 2010 and the acquisition of Sprott-Shaw Community College in 2007, the largest private career and degree granting college in Western Canada with 107 years of operating history and 24 teaching facilities worldwide.. Further, under his leadership, CIBT was ranked as the “33rd Fastest Growing Company out of 100 Companies in Canada” and won many other awards, while Mr.. Chu was recognized as one of the “Top 40 Business People under the Age of 40” in 1994.. Troy Rice.. 1 3.. Independent Audit Committee Chairman.. Mr.. Rice has been a director of CIBT Education Group since 2005.. He is also a director of CIBT.. From 2002 to 2005, Mr.. Rice served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at Universal Technical Institute, Inc..  ...   Kong at the university level.. Weir is also a registered investment advisor and is a director of Asia Pacific Investment Advisors Ltd.. , an investment management firm in Hong Kong, and e-Kong Group Limited, a company with operations in the telecommunications and technology industries in the United States, China, Hong Kong and Singapore.. Tony David.. 2.. David has been a director of CIBT Education Group since 1998.. From 1979 to present Mr.. David has been self employed as an oral maxillofacial surgeon.. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the BC Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the College of Dental Surgeons.. David has a Master of Science degree in Physiology from the University of Oregon, and a Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St.. Louis, Missouri.. Derek Feng.. Derek Feng Independent Director Mr.. Feng was appointed as director of CIBT Education Group Inc.. by the Board of Directors effective July 20, 2011.. Feng is an investor and advisor to education companies that have significant growth opportunities, benefiting from the increasing globalization of education between Asia and North America.. From 2006 to 2011, Mr.. Feng was the Executive Vice President of Strategy, Planning and Operations at Knowledge Universe, one of the largest education holding companies in the world with a network of more than 3,000 location worldwide, over 40,000 education professionals, operating early childhood education centers, international schools, colleges, large online schools, and management systems.. Prior to joining Knowledge Universe, he was the Global Head of Business Development at GE Industrial, a US$33 billion revenue division that has operating businesses ranging from high tech instruments to equipment leasing.. Feng was also an officer of GE Capital Corporation, the largest non-bank financial services company in the world with over US$600 billion in assets.. Feng graduated from Tsinghua University of Beijing with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, followed by a Master or Business Administration degree from UCLA, California.. 1.. Member of our audit committee.. Member of our compensation committee.. 3.. Member of our corporate governance committee.. 4.. Member of executive committee..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: Advisory Committee.. Sir John Daniel.. Advisor.. Sir John Daniel is one of the world’s most eminent practitioners and thinkers in open, distance and technology mediated learning.. He has helped to progress the international development agenda in education globally and has been a distinguished leader of universities and intergovernmental organisations in Canada, France and the United Kingdom.. A citizen of both Canada and the UK, he was knighted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for services to higher education in 1994 and holds 31 honorary doctorates from universities in 17 countries.. Sir John Daniel obtained his full-time university education in Metallurgy at the Universities of Oxford and Paris and later demonstrated his commitment to lifelong learning by taking 25 years to complete a part-time Master's degree in Educational Technology at Concordia University.. The internship for this programme, which took him to infant UK Open University in 1972, was a life-changing experience.. He saw the future of higher education and wanted to be part of it.. This career took Sir John on an international odyssey with appointments at the Télé-université, Québec (Directeur des Études, 1973-77); Athabasca University, Alberta (Vice-President for Learning Services, 1978-80); Concordia University, Montreal (Vice-Rector, Academic, 1980-84); Laurentian University, Ontario (President, 1984-90); the UK Open University (Vice-Chancellor, 1990-2001); UNESCO, Paris (Assistant Director-General for Education, 2001-04); and the Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver (President and CEO, 2004-2012).. His non-executive appointments have included the presidencies of the International Council for Open and Distance Education, the Canadian Association for Distance Education and the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education.. He also served as Vice-President of the International Baccalaureate Organisation.. He is currently Education Master with the Beijing DeTao Masters Academy, China.. Among Sir John's 320 publications are his books Mega-Universities and Knowledge Media: Technology Strategies for Higher Education (Kogan Page, 1996) and Mega-Schools, Technology and Teachers: Achieving Education for All (Routledge, 2010).. Mdm.. May Hsu.. Advisor.. Ms.. Hsu has over 20 years of experience in market research, business development, management consulting and marketing for international businesses.. Her experience includes identifying and securing high-profile clients and conducting market research for firms such as Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc.. , a high-tech manufacturing company with nearly 4,000 employees in China and the U.. Hsu also assists North American firms establish business in Asia and helps Chinese companies set up businesses in the U.. Hsu was appointed as the Acting Secretary of State for California in 1990, and Senior Consultant to Zhuhai New Hi-Tech Industries Development Zone in China in 1997.. She also served as Advisor to Suzhou Machinery Holding (Group) Co.. Ltd.. in China in 1999.. Hsu is affiliated with numerous community organizations in California, including the Young Generation Asian Professionals, Asian American Senior Citizens Service Center, Bowers Museum and Pan Pacific Performing Arts.. Glen Ferrall.. Farrell has held a variety of executive and strategic positions which have enabled him to contribute to the development of today’s open learning education model in Canada and internationally.. He has held both administrative and academic appointments in Canada at the Universities of Saskatchewan and Victoria and was the founding President and CEO of the Open Learning Agency (OLA) in British Columbia - a comprehensive distance education organization that included the BC Open University and the Knowledge Network.. As President of the OLA, he was active in organizations such as the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, the Council of Western Canadian University Presidents and the Association for the Tele-Education in Canada.. He retired from the OLA in 1998 to establish a consulting practice that has focused on the use of learning technologies, and the management of innovative education organizations in developing countries.. Farrell has served on the governing board of Saskatchewan Tel, Royal Roads University, Pacific Rim Institute for Tourism, Elderhostel Canada and has provided consulting and project management services to such international development organizations as UNESCO, the Commonwealth of Learning, the e-Africa Commission, the World Bank and the World Health Organization as well as a variety of institutions and government ministries around the world.. He is currently the chairman of the Sprott-Shaw Degree College Academic Council and continues to be active with several community organizations.. Farrell holds a B.. Sc.. in agriculture and an L.. L.. D.. (Hon.. ) from the University of Saskatchewan as well as Master of Science and PhD degrees in adult education from the University of Wisconsin and is the author of numerous papers  ...   of Management Integrative Management Challenge program for MBA and Commerce students.. He has published a business case study for use by the MBA students of the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business.. Since 1979, Mr.. Ebedes has been actively engaged in the education and training sector in Canada and abroad.. Ebedes was the founder, Chairman and CEO of the Toronto School of Business, International Business Schools and the CompuCollege School of Business.. He orchestrated the acquisition of The Career College of Alberta, Success Business College of Manitoba, and the Career Canada College of Ontario.. In 1989, Mr.. Ebedes completed the successful Initial Public Offering of International Business Schools Inc (“IBSI”) on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange in New York.. Another publicly traded company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa subsequently acquired IBSI.. Ebedes has also served as the CEO of LaunchLife International Inc.. c.. o.. b.. the Academy of Learning headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario with over 100 locations across Canada and 25 other locations in South Africa and in 6 other countries.. In addition to his business experience and entrepreneurial spirit, Mr.. Ebedes has been instrumental in the training of over a quarter of a million adult students across Canada.. He has personally taught and addressed many thousands of students, and has been rated as an outstanding teacher, facilitator, public speaker and motivator by his students and other faculty members.. Ebedes has been listed in Who’s Who in American Education.. Ebedes and his company were recently featured in the Saturday, Sept.. 4th “Report on Business” section of The Globe and Mail.. Prithep Sosothikul, BSc.. Sosothikul is a well-known business executive in Thailand with extensive contacts in the IT industry throughout Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Cambodia, India, Laos, Malaysia and the Philippines.. Sosothikul completed his studies in the U.. and returned to Thailand in 1980.. Since his return to Thailand, he has worked for major international corporations such as Loxley Public Co.. , Ltd.. , the Seacon Group, Datamat Public Company Ltd.. , HCL, and Perot Systems of Singapore.. For three years, he served as the president and executive director of Datamat Public Company Ltd.. of Bangkok, Thailand.. During these years, he guided Datamat in its international expansion plan and doubled their annual revenue from CAD$65 million to over CAD$130 million.. He is responsible for establishing corporate and marketing policies for his family’s asset, Seacon Center located in Bangkok, Thailand.. Seacon was ranked the fifth largest shopping center in the world, and the largest in Asia.. He is also a Director of various private and public companies in Thailand.. Sosothikul became an active Director of his family’s company, the Seacon Group in 2006.. Seacon Group is one of the largest conglomerates in Thailand with businesses in construction, shopping malls, hotel, food ingredients, rubber shoes manufacturing and real estate holdings.. Sosothikul adds tremendous value to the company’s expansion into the ASEAN (Association of South East Asia Nations) region.. David Richardson.. David Richardson – President and CEO of Octaform Systems Inc.. , a unique patented stay-in-place concrete forming system.. Founded in 1997, Octaform has developed numerous applications for its product in diverse markets.. This innovative PVC technology, allows for design efficiency and flexibility that architects, engineers, and contractors demand.. Octaform's utility extends to all types of construction including agricultural, aquaculture, commercial / industrial, as well as residential and specialty projects.. Richardson has a B.. Comm.. Honours from the University of Manitoba.. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors with the professional designation ICD.. Prior to pursuing his own endeavors, Mr.. Richardson worked with James Richardson Sons, Limited in the capacity of Manager Food and New Product Development, focused on value added processing in Western Canada.. Concurrent with and supporting his experience with the family enterprise, Mr.. Richardson was actively involved in government lobby activities.. He was a founding member and director of the Asia Pacific Foundation and was co-leader in various government trade missions to Asia while on the Board of the Canada China Trade Council.. Richardson is a founder and director of Kodiak Exploration Limited, a Canadian based mineral exploration company actively pursuing properties with strong potential for base metals, copper and nickel, as well as gold and uranium.. He is a Director Emeritus of Ducks Unlimited Canada following 20 years on that board and remains dedicated to serving several private, public, and philanthropic boards..

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    Descriptive info: GLN Featured on OMNI News..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Expands Partnership with Yunnan Open University of China..

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