The first green shoots of post-COVID recovery are starting to appear in the international education market. The situation and government policies vary between the main destination markets, but for
A recent survey of 240 educators by ST Magazine found that 42 per cent of respondents thought that agents had become more important to their business during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Marc McHugo is the founder and CEO of Study Experience, a Paris based consultancy firm supporting students to study abroad. The uncertainty that currently clouds the international education sector is unprecedented.
On 2 July the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) issued a range of new guidance to all Australian educational institutions providing courses to international students (aka CRICOS providers). The guidance covers
Dr Pii-Tuulia Nikula is a senior lecturer at the School of Business at EIT in New Zealand. Most of her research focuses on education agents and professional and ethical behaviour
The COVID crisis will end and international student markets will reopen. When that time comes, recruiting international students will be more challenging and competitive than ever. In a post COVID world
Educational institutions working with education agents understand that the benefits of a productive agent network come with unavoidable risk. Agents who behave dishonestly, unprofessionally or unethically can do serious
A question that often comes up for educational institutions is whether they should list their education agents on the website. I think the answer is a definite "yes" and I will
Education agents play an important role in the international education market. Each year agents are responsible for recruiting a significant number of international students for educational institutions across the globe.
Ok, so the title of this post was deliberately provocative, but the education agent management processes implemented by many educational institutions mean that they are flying blind on the critical
We've noticed a gap in almost every education agent application form we look at here at AgentBee (and we look at a lot!) Before we get in to the detail let's
Last week Mackenzie Zak, the Director of Global Operations at one of our member agents, Ustudy Global, posted on Linkedin about her experience when reaching out to some new university
Earlier this week Brooke from AgentBee's education agent monitoring team visited the website of a large Australian vocational training college based in Sydney. We won't use it's real name, but
An effective education agent strategy can be a great way to create an international student pipeline for your university, college or school. Your education agent network - well supported by you
A new academic article focuses on the importance of, and approach to education agent monitoring. The article, titled Monitoring of Education Agents Engaged in International Student Recruitment: Perspectives from the
A recent article in University World News considered the education agent recruitment model, particularly in the context of the US market and came up with a negative assessment.
Education agents play a key role in the international education market. A professional and productive education agent network is a powerful way for educational institutions to recruit international students and access
Education agent management matters Education agents play an important role in the international education market and are responsible for a significant number of international student placements. In the Australian and US
AgentBee is focused on supporting universities, colleges and schools to enroll more students, save time and manage risk by implementing best practice education agent management. With that in mind I recently
Building an education agent network is hard work. You've got to identify potential education agents, maybe attend agent fairs, assess applications, and finally do the admin work to settle an