Cultural shock: how schools can help overseas students to speak up and adapt to education in Australia

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Secretary, Frances Adamson, has encouraged Chinese students at Australian universities to speak up if they hear something they disagree with, if they wish to gain an “authentic Australian education”.  Ms Adamson said in a speech she delivered to the Confucius Institute annual lecture at the University of Adelaide, that “silencing […]

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Overseas Students and the National Code: New National Code delayed

The National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007 (National Code 2007) has set the standards and procedures for schools and other providers registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) for many years. The National Code 2007 is under review and despite expectations […]

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