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.

Presenters: 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)

4th July | Migration Strategy Update -Sarah Frankel PRACTICE LEADER – SKILLED MIGRATION Estrin Saul Migration Specialists

  • CBD location
  • CISWA Members only
  • Lunchtime session 12.00-1.30PM
  • Registration essential

*To check if your organisation is a CISWA member, click here

12 Sept TBC | Bhutan: Effectively supporting students and working with institutions

Bhutan is a growing source market for international students for both Western Australia and Australia.  This workshop will engage industry leaders, students, and providers and representatives from Bhutanese community to exchange thoughts on best practice in supporting students and opportunities for working effectively and engaging with institutions in Bhutan.

Venue: Canning College from 9.30am to 12.00 noon

The workshop will look at:

  • How we are tracking with enrolments and commencements from Bhutan across various sectors
  • The cultural, social, and legal opportunities & challenges that students from Bhutan face
  • Engaging with students and consulates

The workshop will be of interest and benefit to all staff/student mentors that student from Bhutan.

Presenters include:

  • Yeshi Choden
  • Dr Marija Petrovska
  • Conor Murphy
  • Deki Choden
  • Bhutan Embassy representatives
  • Andrew Oakfield – Study Perth

In the pipeline:

TBC September | International Student Wellbeing Workshop


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