Project Updates in Response to COVID-19

22 July 2020

Due to ongoing health and safety concerns, CANOPY has made the determination to postpone regular project activities by 12 months, resuming in May 2021 with the second Partnership Seminar in Bodø, Norway. Consequently, the project end date has been extended by one year. The adjusted thematic schedule is as follows: Educational Leadership (2020/2021); Digital Innovation and Educational Technology (2021 2022); Indigenous Studies Diversity and Inclusion (2022 2023); Exceptional Learners (2023 2024).

14 May 2020

Queen’s University has suspended all international exchange mobility for Fall 2020. This includes both inbound and outbound exchanges for undergraduate and graduate studies.

20 March 2020

Practicum exchange (IAP) students from Queen’s University will complete an alternative assignment for credit in place of their cancelled placement at Bankgata Middle School in Bodø. Supervisors from Nord University and Queen’s University will be assigned to monitor and assess these projects.

13 March 2020

Due to the global COVID-19 situation, CANOPY has suspended all project-related travel and events for an indeterminate period. This includes the practicum exchange from Queen’s University (March/April 2020) and the second CANOPY Partnership Meeting in Bodø, Norway (May 2020). Subsequent programs, such as the semester study exchange (Fall 2020), will continue to be evaluated.

In the coming weeks, CANOPY will assess opportunities to continue with important collaboration work through online channels. Please return to this page for further updates.