The Australian Council for Private Education and Training has announced that it will produce a Preferred List of education agents to work with its members, as it publishes a new Code of Practice for working with agents and education brokers.
A new peak body that will provide support to K-12 schools active in New Zealand’s international sector launched this month and is looking for more businesses to join its 15 founding members. The association will help further develop internationalisation within New Zealand schools, many of which already work significantly with the international market.
International education was a focus at the Universities Australia conference as thought-provoking speakers challenged HE leaders to innovate, be mindful of new modes of learning, build outbound links and champion Work Integrated Learning.
After 50 years operating in international education, mega-education company EF celebrated in style by breaking the Guinness World Record for the “most nationalities in an online video album of people performing a choreographed dance”.
The former Vice-President and Founding Director of the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in this year’s Australia Day honours list.
The Victorian government in Australia hosted its first ever “coming of age” ceremony for more than 90 Japanese exchange students from Tamagawa University in Tokyo. Students also got to meet animals such as possums and wombats.