English Australia and English USA, the representative bodies for the English language teaching sectors in each country, have both appointed new executive leaders. Cheryl Delk Le-Good and Brett Blacker spoke with The PIE News about their new roles.
The Council of International Students Australia, which represents the country's 460,000 overseas students, has said it will focus on student-led advocacy in the coming year as it welcomes a new team of national officers.
Chinese agency, EduGlobal says it is "deeply shocked" following Australian TV channel ABC’s Four Corners: Degrees of Deception programme, aired earlier this year, which accused them of misconduct when sending students abroad.
Insufficient and costly purpose-built student accommodation may be putting Australia at a competitive disadvantage when recruiting internationally, research commissioned by the International Education Association of Australia has suggested.
Education agents can now apply for visas on behalf of students hoping to study in New Zealand, through the government’s online immigration portal. Passport-free eVisas for visa waiver countries will be introduced later this year.