TIRUCHI: The Government of Canada, represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) has offered ‘Faculty Enrichment Award to develop and teach a course' to V. Ayothi, Professor and Head, Department of English, Bharathidasan University.
The course was evaluated and recommended by a peer review academic jury in India and Canada. The award constitutes a trip to Canada. During his four-week stay there, Prof. Ayothi will be visiting universities in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, McGill and Winnipeg.
All expenses relating to the trip and visit to universities will be borne by the Canadian Government, according to a university press release.
The objectives of the award, coming under ‘Understanding Canada' programme, are to improve the knowledge of Canadian values and know-how among key foreign audiences, and expanding the network of foreign professionals and leaders with an informed and sustained interest in Canada, the release said.