Category: Education Reforms
The new NATIONAL CODE (ESOS) 2018 finally announced and it is a huge victory for AAERI’s demand to retain the clause to check poaching. Can I also take some credit?
Australian “first in the world” initiative of listing student outcomes “publicly” for recruiting agents is likely to be misdirected since it has missed differentiating between offshore and onshore recruitment objectives of education agents.
Don’t run them over because they are not “voters”. Asking “tax paying” Permanent Residents and Kiwis to pay full fees is “unfair”. Also “unfair” is the 4 yr residency requirement after PR for citizenship.
AAERI 26/08/16 mega event has posed “tough ethics test” for Education providers and another for ESOS policy makers … Chances are that they will fail !
US Higher Education Act prohibits payment of commission for onshore student recruitment and this is something that Australia must do if it wants to end poaching of students from Universities to lesser colleges onshore.
Australia to introduce an accreditation for Education Agents and why it is critical that it succeeds in chaining the onshore activities of agents. And a call being made to remove/reduce commission payments for onshore recruitment of students.
My wish-list for Indian Education: An OPEN LETTER to the Honourable Minister for HRD, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani.
SAT is changing and effort is being made to cut out “test prep services” and let the regular schooling count more. SAT-Khan Academy tie-up could hopefully give similar ideas to IITs / IIMs and put an end to Kota type coaching factories in India that have stolen the school experiences from the students…
Indian summer (An Article in THE AUSTRALIAN inspired by my blog)
INDIAN enrolments are declining worldwide as key education exporters clamp down on migration and work rules. BY:JOHN ROSS From:The Australian May 28, 2013 (http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/indian-summer/story-e6frgcjx-1226651649611) Australian-based agent Ravi Lochan Singh said “fresh”…