Industry Special Interest Group (SIGs) Meetings

If you are looking to connect with industry colleagues who have expertise and experience in your area of international education the IEAA SIGs Meetings are a great option.

The SIGs meetings will take place on Thursday 13 October from 7:50 AM to 8:50 AM – it’s an early start, so grab a strong latte on the way to the convention centre.

Transnational Education (TNE) SIG: HALL A

The TNE (Transnational Education) SIG members are invited to this open meeting during the AIEC 2011.

The meeting will provide a report on 2011 activities and seek input on activities that members would like to see the SIG undertake in 2012.

Come to the meeting and learn how you can be more involved. Come and join the network!

 Internationalisation of the Curriculum (IoC) SIG: HALL B

The Internationalisation of the Curriculum (IoC) Special Interest Group Meeting is an opportunity to learn more about the latest issues, trends and developments in this area and meet people from around the world who share an interest in this important, but often neglected area. This meeting is open to prospective and current members across all sectors. The session will be informal and interactive and include discussions about past, present and future SIG activities and organisation.

 Marketing and Communications (M& C) SIG: HALL C

The meeting of the Marketing and Communications Special Interest Group (SIG) will provide SIG current and future members with an update on the SIG’s activities and achievements in 2011, as well as an opportunity for input into the proposed direction of the SIG for 2012 and beyond.  We are especially keen to hear what professional development opportunities you want, whether these be through workshops, webinars and/or networking events.

Student Mobility (SMo) SIG: HALL D

Current and future members of the Outbound Mobility SIG are invited to take part in the 3rd face to face meeting for the group in 2011.  The meeting will review the SIG’s progress for the year and discuss objectives and activities for the 2012 calendar year.  Topics will include: SIG Leadership team election 2012, professional development, networking and communications, research, and new projects.  The agenda for the meeting will be circulated via the SIG list serve prior to the meeting.

Pathways SIG Open Meeting  Room 10 & 11

 All interested parties and potential members are invited to attend the launch and inaugural meeting of the Pathways SIG, which will be a national forum for providers to share information, develop and benchmark good practice, participate in government policy development, and engage the regulators, including ASQA and TEQSA.

The SIG will aim to recruit members from the university, TAFE and private sectors who provide international pathway programs, including certificate, diploma, foundation and non award programs.  Schools and ELICOS representatives are also welcome.