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Note for Australian institutions - ESOS Compliance
Note for UK institutions - The Good Practice Guide for Providers Using Education Agents
Note for New Zealand Institutions - Pastoral Care Code of Practice compliance
Note for Manitoba Institutions - Ministerial Code of Conduct and Practice Regulation
7(2) A designated education provider must take reasonable steps to ensure that each of its recruiters acts with honesty and integrity and in furtherance of the interests of prospective international students.
7(3) A designated education provider must monitor and evaluate the recruitment activities of each of its recruiters on an ongoing basis.
8(1) Before an agent can act as a recruiter for a designated education provider, the agent and the designated education provider must enter into a written agreement.
8(2) A designated education provider must not enter into an agreement with an agent without being reasonably satisfied that the agent is reputable and will be competent in discharging his or her obligations under this code and the agreement.
9(1) A designated education provider must terminate its agreement with an agent if reasonably satisfied that the agent is failing or has failed to:
(a) act with honesty and integrity;
(b) act in furtherance of the interests of the prospective international student; or
(c) comply with The International Education Act.
Note for institutions in other countries