Professional Development 2024

“A general thanks to CISWA for the important role they play in supporting the WA International Education industry.’‘

‘Thank you for all your hard work in pulling the workshop together and running smoothly!”

”A very well organised workshop which helped to gain knowledge and find relevant resources. Also a great opportunity to network with staff from the same the industry.”

”Thank you for another informative, collegial (and delicious) experience at the CISWA and WAPETIA Mental Health PD Workshop today.” Jamina Tubbing, Navitas English.

CISWA has a comprehensive Professional Development (PD) Program consisting of Workshops + Seminars designed to educate, inform and provide staff who work with international students the opportunity to network with peers.

PD’s are attended by people working within the international education sector from a wide range of educational institutions including; higher education, VET, government and non-government schools.

All workshop attendees receive a Certificate of Participation which demonstrates their ongoing Professional Development in International education.

PD PROGRAM 2024 | WORKSHOPS – click on workshop title to register.

COST | Members: $150 pp | Non-members: $250 pp

13 March | International Education Overview

11 April | Introduction to International Education Compliance, Regulation and Migration Strategy.


Dr Fleur van den Heuvel

Sarah Frankel

Simon Davies Burrows

22 May | Intercultural Competence for International Education: Deep Dive

Workshop Brochure

Presenter: Dr Linda Yang | Managing Director | Intercultural Development Institute (ICDI)

With a PhD in Intercultural Studies and over 24 years’ experience working in China, U.K., Ireland and Australia, Linda has extensive experience in delivering intercultural consultancy and training to diverse participants from more than 76 nationalities from business, education and government sectors. She is deeply motivated by translating research findings into actionable strategies.

As an in-demand facilitator, Linda is known for combining her research expertise and innovative and engaging approach with practical experience gained from working with colleagues from more than 100 countries, delivering effective intercultural consulting and training.

TBA | Cultural Awareness


Check here to see if your institution is a CISWA member.