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.
We need to make sure that if we will continue to grow international education efforts, that we can provide accommodation and adequate support for those students, that we can provide all of the things that really give them a positive experience.
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.
Universities will have to change if they want to survive in the transition to a more global education system, according to Rod Jones, the CEO of Navitas. He shared his insight on the origins of Navitas and how he sees global education evolving.
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.