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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
12 Australia – The Education Destination the internAtionAl educAtion AssociAtion oF AustrAliA There are a lot of reasons why Australian education is world class. When it comes to educating students from around the world, one reason is the professionalism of Australia’s international educators. The International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) is a non-profit association that strives to advance Australia’s global reputation and position as a provider of high quality education services. The association has over 1100 members from all education sectors – universities, vocational education and training institutes, schools and English language colleges. The association enhances the quality and standing of Australian international education by: • serving the professional needs and interests of members, with a view to improving the quality of professional knowledge, skills and discourse • disseminating good practice • encouraging high quality, informed and ethical professional practice among members • promoting international education with governments, education organisations and within the Australian community. Professional development and networking IEAA jointly presents the annual Australian International Education Conference, the third largest international education conference in the world. The association offers networking and professional development opportunities through an extensive professional development program. It runs over forty professional development workshops, symposia, conferences and special events each year to support the professional development of staff in Australian education institutions. This assists them in better serving and supporting international students, in study and in their engagement with Australian society and the Australian community. IEAA has a number of special interest groups providing members with networking opportunities and the chance to exchange ideas and share knowledge. The special interest groups include: transnational education; internationalisation of the curriculum; marketing and communications; and outbound student mobility. Advancing international education IEAA is focused on: • promoting Australian international education globally • representing international education professionals and advocating for international education with Australian governments • providing the professional development that staff in education institutions need • developing the international education leaders of tomorrow • researching to provide the evidence base for an informed public policy discourse about international education • publishing and disseminating leading work in international education • recognising and acknowledging outstanding contributions to international education by individuals and groups. IEAA is a member of the Network of International Education Associations, which has counterpart organisations in North America, Europe, Asia, South and Central America and Africa. ■ helping make Australian international education world-class the international education Association of Australia is Australia’s leading international education professional organisation, representing all sectors. it supports and advances international education in Australia. ‘The association runs over 40 professional development workshops, symposia, conferences and special events each year.’ Top: IEAA offers networking and professional development opportunities through an extensive professional development program. Above: The professionalism of Australia’s international educators contributes to the success of its students. ‘IEAA jointly presents the annual Australian International Education Conference, the third largest international education conference in the world.’ Find out more Web: www.ieaa.org.au email: email@example.com tel: +61 3 9925 4579 About RMIT RMIT University is Australia’s largest tertiary educational institution, with a reputation for work relevant learning, innovation and research excellence. RMIT offers the most relevant and globally recognised programs due to its strong connection to industry and exchange partnerships with over 150 institutions worldwide. Students can choose from over 470 programs across foundation studies TAFE, undergraduate, and postgraduate levels. Program areas include: » Architecture » Art and Design » Advertising and Communication » Aviation and Aerospace » Biotechnology » Education » Environmental studies » Engineering » Health and Medical Science » IT and Computer Science » Management and Logistics » Media, Film and TV » Property and Project Management » Science CRICOSProviderCode:00122A11432 RMIT University is producing the next generation of industry leaders. With over 72,000 students worldwide, its Melbourne campuses welcome over 11,000 students each year. part of a lIvIng cITy Why RMIT? » Learn world-class theory and real-world skills from the top entrepreneurial university in Australia* » Attain internationally-recognised qualifications from one of the most internationalised institutions in the world** » Undertake a study exchange program or study tour to almost anywhere in the world » Live and learn in the vibrant city of Melbourne * 2009 Times Higher Education Supplement Survey ** 2009 GSEA annual Top Entrepreneurial Universities List > To learn more about the opportunities available, contact RMIT on firstname.lastname@example.org or +61 3 9925 5156. www.rmit.edu.au/international 11432_Ad_Austrade Edu Destination_V2.indd 1 3/11/10 12:49 PM
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