Tag Archives: entrepreneuriat

Is an international exchange right for me? / Un échange international, est-ce pour moi?

La version française suit l’anglais I was recently asked: What advice would you give a colleague looking to contribute to knowledge abroad? Hmmm… where to start? First off, I would say go for it! We often don’t realize how much … Continue reading

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It’s International Development Week! / C’est la Semaine du développement international!

La version française suit l’anglais For the past 24 years, International Development Week has been celebrated the first week of February. This year, I’m thrilled to be one of the many Canadians making a difference around the world. As many … Continue reading

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A colleague visits / Visite d’un collègue

This week, I’m doing things a little differently on the blog. I present to you a special guest post by my colleague, Ryan, who recently came down for a visit. Ryan is a senior account manager at BDC in London, … Continue reading

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Learning a new language /Apprendre un nouveau langage

La version française suit l’anglais When I first arrived at the Open Doors Centre I had basic knowledge of sign language. At the time I didn’t realize how important a skill it would become, with over half the students at … Continue reading

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Advice needed: Work & school update / Le point sur le cours

La version française suit l’anglais It’s the second week of December, I can’t believe it! School is over (class at the Open Doors Centre ended December 12th) , and I wrap up the first half of my course this week. Time … Continue reading

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Meeting the Prime Minister / Ma rencontre avec le premier-ministre

La version française suit l’anglais I’ve been teaching at the Open Doors Centre for 2 months now and am enjoying so many aspects of my new role, but I don’t know much about entrepreneurship in Guyana and have few ties … Continue reading

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Ms. Hunter is going to teach you how to make money / Madame Hunter va nous apprendre à faire de l’argent

La version française suit l’anglais In class, we’ve started thinking about the types of businesses the students could open. They get excited when I rub my thumb across my fingers making the universal gesture for money. Ms. Hunter is going … Continue reading

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