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Introduction to International Education and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) Workshops
Victoria - Essential Series
Wed 22 Feb 2017, 9:00am to 3:00pm AEDT

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LevelEssential Series
  • Business Development
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Student Engagement & Support
DurationFull Day
LocationMelbourne Institute of Technology, The Argus, 284-294 La Trobe St, Melbourne , Victoria
Peer+ points0
Cost inc. GST (Members)$210
Cost inc. GST (Non-members)$270
Who should attend?
  • New VET Staff
  • Teachers
  • Administration Staff
  • Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • New Higher Education Staff
  • CEOs
  • Campus Director
  • Academic Director
  • Business Development Staff
  • Academic Staff
  • Finance Staff

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Learn the fundamentals of international education in Australia by looking at trends, data and engagement models. You’ll discover how FTAs are relevant to education and training providers and what the benefits and opportunities are. This workshop will help you develop a deeper understanding of the international student environment and gauge how ready you are to take your next steps.

The workshop builds from the basics up to more advanced ideas to help grow your export readiness.

Learning Outcomes

Understand the international education market, trends and models
Understand what an FTA is, how Australia uses them and their impact
Make an initial assessment of the potential of FTAs on their business
Start a plan for international engagement, identifying and understanding your target market, assessing capacity and readiness
How to leverage FTAs to create new opportunities

Facilitated by: Debbie Clayton

Debbie Clayton is a consultant and director of a private education consulting company. Her recent activities include international education strategic planning and business development projects; strategic, governance and operational reviews; quality audits; accreditations; development of quality systems; preparing organisations for quality audit; and professional development workshops. She focuses on quality and transnational education and works with public and private institutions, as well as onshore and offshore governments.

This activity received funding from the Australia Government as part of the Free Trade Agreement Training Provider Grant (FTA-TP) Program.  The views expressed herein are not necessarily the views of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Commonwealth does not accept any responsibility for any information or advice contained herein.

The full price of this activity is $370 per attendee. However, as part of the Free Trade Agreement Training Provider grant the Australian Government has provided a subsidy reducing the participation cost to $270 per and $320 per non-member.


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