ISEA December 2020 Online Agent Training is open for registration

ISEA is pleased to advise that we will offer a round of Online Agent Training in December for education agents promoting New Zealand as a study destination.

The next sessions for online training have been set as follows:

DateTimeModule

Monday

14 December

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.1 The New Zealand International Education Industry

1.2 Promoting New Zealand as a Study Destination

Wednesday

16 December

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.3 The New Zealand Education System

1.4 Enrolments and Procedures

1.5 Code of Practice

Thursday

17 December

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.6 Immigration

2.1 English Language Sector

Friday

18 December

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

2.2 School Sector

2.3 Tertiary Education Sector

The training will be delivered via the Zoom platform. We will send you a URL link to join the training prior to each session.

Please ensure you

  • Have a computer (individually) with a camera and microphone available
  • Have downloaded and installed Zoom Client for Meetings in your computer
  • Have created an account with Zoom

Please note

  • A presentation will be shared to your screen for each module during the training.
  • Please take notes as required throughout the training.
  • An online quiz will be included for each module. This is not a test but a way to help each one of you to understand the training content clearly.
  • We encourage you to engage with us during the training by asking questions and sharing your knowledge and experience.
  • A set of training documents will be posted to you after the training.

Book the training now at [email protected]

ISEA welcomes preferred partner Southern Cross Travel Insurance

ISEA is pleased to announce Southern Cross Travel Insurance as a new ISEA preferred partner.

Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) is a 100% New Zealand owned specialist travel insurer in operation for over 38 years. SCTI’s TravelCare products and services are award-winning. SCTI’s International Student product offers 24/7 emergency assistance and no excess charge on medical costs, and can cover not only the student but his or her spouse and dependent children.

ISEA will work with SCTI to develop business opportunities with industry stakeholders, including education providers, education agents and international students.

Website: www.scti.co.nz

ISEA November 2020 Online Agent Training is open for registration

ISEA is pleased to advise that we will offer a round of Online Agent Training in November for education agents promoting New Zealand as a study destination.

The next sessions for online training have been set as follows:

DateTimeModule

Monday

23 November

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.1 The New Zealand International Education Industry

1.2 Promoting New Zealand as a Study Destination

Tuesday

24 November

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.3 The New Zealand Education System

1.4 Enrolments and Procedures

1.5 Code of Practice

Tuesday

1 December

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.5 Code of Practice (continued)

1.6 Immigration

Wednesday

2 December

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

2.1 English Language Sector

2.2 School Sector

2.3 Tertiary Education Sector

The training will be delivered via the Zoom platform. We will send you a URL link to join the training prior to each session.

Please ensure you

  • Have a computer (individually) with a camera and microphone available
  • Have downloaded and installed Zoom Client for Meetings in your computer
  • Have created an account with Zoom

Please note

  • The training will be delivered by Rachel, the ISEA director.
  • A presentation will be shared to your screen for each module during the training.
  • Please take notes as required throughout the training.
  • An online quiz will be included for each module. This is not a test but a way to help each one of you to understand the training content clearly.
  • We encourage you to engage with us during the training by asking questions and sharing your knowledge and experience.
  • A set of training documents will be posted to you after the training.

Book the training now at [email protected]

New Zealand expects a group of 250 international students returning in November

The Minister of Education announced that a group of 250 international postgraduate students will be allowed to enter New Zealand to resume their studies as a border exemption, subject to 14-day quarantine at an approved isolation facility at their own cost, beginning in November 2020.

 

Only PhD and Master students who hold or held a visa for 2020, and whose long-term commitment to study here was disrupted by COVID-19 will be included in this small group. Priority will be given first to those who need to be in the country for the practical components of their research and study, such as medicine, veterinary, engineering, laboratory sciences, agricultural research.

 

The reason to prioritise PhD and master students is they are deemed to “make a significant contribution to our research and innovation systems and boost the global reputations and competitiveness of our institutions” according to the minister.

 

Although other education providers including schools and private training establishments might be disappointed with this announcement as their students are not considered at this point, it is a small step in the right direction for the international education sector.

 

The Government will review other possible border exceptions, as and when it is safe to do so.

ISEA welcomes new support partner Learning Hawke’s Bay

ISEA is pleased to announce Learning Hawke’s Bay as a new ISEA industry support partner.

 

Funded by Hastings District Council, Napier City Council and its members, Learning Hawke’s Bay is an association of around 20 schools and tertiary providers situated in the Hawke’s Bay region. Learning Hawke’s Bay is dedicated to developing international education in the Hawke’s Bay region by promoting the region as a desirable education destination and running regional programmes to help ensure international students have a positive experience in Hawke’s Bay. Specifically, it works with central government agencies and other partners to promote the region and its member schools/institutions via digital marketing channels and other marketing activities and events, connects education agents with its members, and organises international student support programmes such as mayoral welcome functions and student ambassador programmes.


Website: www.learninghawkesbay.nz
Facebookwww.facebook.com/LearningHB
WeChat: LearningHawkesBayNZ

Immigration New Zealand confirmed webinar for ISEA accredited agents and agent members

ISEA is pleased to advise that we are collaborating with Immigration New Zealand to organise an agent update webinar on 21st October 2020.

Celia Coombes from Immigration New Zealand will present at the webinar to provide agents with insights and updates about student visa application matters.

Date: Wednesday, 21st October 2020
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm NZ time
Topic: Update on processing and policies in light of COVID-19 impacts
Guest Speaker: Celia Coombes, Sector Strategy Manager, Immigration New Zealand

ISEA will send the meeting webinar link to our accredited agents and agent members in early October.

ISEA welcomes new support partner Study Taranaki

ISEA is pleased to announce Study Taranaki as a new support partner.

Study Taranaki is the brand that represents a group of education providers who offer high-quality education and care to international students in the Taranaki region, on the west coast of the North Island. The group includes schools from primary through to secondary level, public tertiary institutions and private training establishments. Taranaki has a wealth of opportunities for employment across a range of careers, including the energy sector, agriculture, food technology, nursing, engineering, and agri-tech.

Website: www.study.taranaki.info

ISEA and Enroller Strategic Partnership

We are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership is currently under development between International Standards Education Agents (ISEA) and Enroller. The partnership will serve to provide benefits to both education agents and education providers and will focus on creating new products and services to respond to the challenges and recovery of the current and post COVID-19 international student market. 

International Standards Education Agents (ISEA) is the central hub for Education Agents promoting New Zealand as a study destination, and aims to serve the needs of the sector by providing Training, Representation, Management and an industry approved Accreditation system.

Enroller is an international student marketing and enrolment platform designed to make it easy for more than 100 education providers and 1300 education agents globally to access digital marketing content and process student enquiries and enrolments online.

We look forward to providing more details about the partnership and how this can benefit you soon.

Website: www.iseducationagents.com  
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.enroller.co.nz  
Email: [email protected]

 

ISEA October 2020 Online Agent Training is open for registration

ISEA are pleased to advise that we will offer a round of Online Agent Training in October for education agents promoting New Zealand as a study destination.

The next sessions for online training have been set as follows:

DateTimeModule

Tuesday

13 October

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.1 The New Zealand International Education Industry

1.2 Promoting New Zealand as a Study Destination

Wednesday

14 October

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.3 The New Zealand Education System

1.4 Enrolments and Procedures

1.5 Code of Practice

Monday

19 October

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

1.5 Code of Practice (continued)

1.6 Immigration

Tuesday

20 October

NZ Time

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

2.1 English Language Sector

2.2 School Sector

2.3 Tertiary Education Sector

The training will be delivered via the Zoom platform. We will send you a URL link to join the training prior to each session.

Please ensure you

  • Have a computer (individually) with a camera and microphone available
  • Have downloaded and installed Zoom Client for Meetings in your computer
  • Have created an account with Zoom

Please note

  • The training will be delivered by Rachel, the ISEA director.
  • A presentation will be shared to your screen for each module during the training.
  • Please take notes as required throughout the training.
  • An online quiz will be included for each module. This is not a test but a way to help each one of you to understand the training content clearly.
  • We encourage you to engage with us during the training by asking questions and sharing your knowledge and experience.
  • A set of training documents will be posted to you after the training.

Book the training now at [email protected]

Study in New Zealand FREE Webinar

Pearson PTE Academic is organising a FREE webinar for those who want to know more about studying and living in New Zealand. 

Agents and international students are welcome to join the webinar for expert advice and tips for studying in New Zealand. 

Ben Burrowes, the Regional Manager (East Asia) of Education New Zealand will present at the webinar.

Click here to register now to reserve your place

Date: Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Time: 6:00 pm NZ Time