Investigate current trends in internationalisation of education

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Self Assessment Survey
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Analyse the key features of an Australian education sector

1.1. Distinguish the representative characteristics of an Australian education sector

1.2. Determine the relationships between the private and public facets of the selected education sector

1.3. Identify and describe the role of the selected education sector in the Australian economy

1.4. Analyse the main influences on selected education sector activities

1.5. Analyse the business and economic rationale for programs in the selected education sector

2. Determine the implications of the internationalisation of education for an Australian education sector

2.1. Compare selected education sector, including its relationship with industry if appropriate, with the same sector in a range of other countries

2.2. Interpret and define internationalisation as it applies to education generally and specifically to selected education sector

2.3. Discuss the significance of international operations for the selected education sector taking into account diverse stakeholders

2.4. Determine the impact of internationalisation on specific examples of Australian products and services in the selected education sector

3. Analyse strategic trends operating globally in relation to an Australian education sector

3.1. Summarise available information on the scale of Australian international education activity in the selected education sector

3.2. Analyse the relationship between socioeconomic development and requirements of the selected education sector globally

3.3. Discuss some of the funding models supporting the selected education sector's activity

3.4. Determine the impact of political and trading alliances on the selected education sector

4. Analyse the requirements of an Australian education sector operating as a business in an international environment

4.1. Discuss the commercial imperatives that underpin international education activities

4.2. Discuss the responsibilities of an educational entrepreneur operating internationally

4.3. Provide examples of the risks and challenges associated with international education activities from a business perspective

4.4. Assess the strengths and weaknesses of Australian educational entrepreneurial activity in relation to identified risks and challenges

4.5. Compare these strengths and weaknesses with those of a major international competitor or competitors

5. Critique innovative practice in international education

5.1. Identify examples and case studies of innovative practices in international education

5.2. Analyse innovative practices to determine success factors and challenges

5.3. Critique identified innovative practices to determine feasibility of broader application

Qualifications and Skillsets

TAEEDU701A appears in the following qualifications:

  • TAE70310 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in International Education Services