Education Team Webinars

How would you like to learn more about the education sector in other countries without leaving your desk? The USDOC presents several webinars throughout the year focusing on a variety of topics in order to inform international education professionals on the best practices for entering or increasing their presence in particular markets.

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April 27, 2016 (9 pm EST): Best Practices and Opportunities for Southeast Asian Student Recruitment

Is your Institution interested in the Thailand and Vietnam Markets, which sent nearly 26,000 students to U.S. institutions in the 2014/2015 school year?!  Between Thailand and Vietnam, there is incredible potential for higher education recruitment from the Southeast Asia region.  The United States is still the number one destination for Thais to study abroad because of its reputation for strong academic programs. In the 2014–15 academic year, Thailand sent 7,217 students to U.S. schools. Vietnam topped Southeast Asia in 2014-15 with 18,722 students learning in the United States. Vietnam is the ninth largest market for U.S. education in the world and it is growing (12.9% growth in 2014-15).

Join the Commercial Service on Wednesday, April 27 at 9PM EDT / 6pm PST for a live webinar on "Best Practices and Opportunities for Southeast Asia Student Recruitment." This webinar will cover topics your institution will need to consider to conduct recruitment efforts in Thailand and Vietnam.  Topics will cover student visas, outreach for various scholarships/grants as well as information on each market including general facts on the country/population, number/profile of students attending higher education institutions in the US and market entry strategies/opportunities.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (cost is only $30).

For more information, please email:  John.Holman@trade.gov

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May 11, 2016 (11 am EST): Education Technology Market Briefing: Turkey

 The U.S. Commercial Service is here to help you learn more about the education technology market in Turkey and current opportunities.  Topics discussed during this webinar include: A briefing on the education technology market in Turkey; Experiences & challenges of U.S. education technology firms in the market; Specific initiatives of the government of Turkey related to education; Upcoming events & trade shows to penetrate the Turkish market. Cost is $30.  To register, please CLICK HERE.

For more information, please email: William Toerpe at william.toerpe@trade.gov

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Here is a listing of our most recent webinars:

  • Kazakhstan Higher Education Market
  • International Student Recruitment in Australia
  • Recruit Europe!
  • International Student Recruitment in Portugal and Spain
  • Latin America Recruitment Series – Central America, Brazil, Mexico
  • Best Practices and Opportunities for International Student Recruitment in the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary

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Is there a particular topic or country/ies you would like us to focus on? Please let us know what you would be interested in hearing about in the next webinar by contacting Gabriela Zelaya at gabriela.zelaya@trade.gov.


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