Key interest area

Transnational education (TNE)

This KIA focuses on all aspects, models and sectors of TNE: strategy and management, emerging markets and trends, risk, regulation and compliance, student experience, teaching and learning and graduate outcomes.

Topics under this KIA typically include: 

  • emerging global trends in TNE, including new markets and models
  • good practice in TNE management
  • TNE sector level engagement in the schools, VET and higher education sectors
  • in-country and Australian Government policy and regulation for TNE
  • quality assurance of TNE

The AIEC 2020 Program Committee is specifically interested in for proposals cover the following topics:

  • innovation and sustainability in TNE
  • host perspectives on TNE
  • the role of technology in TNE
  • TNE and institutional strategy
  • managing risk and compliance in TNE
  • TNE teaching, learning and student experience issues
  • TNE graduate outcomes
  • professional accreditation of TNE programs
  • benchmarking Australian TNE with our competitors in UK, Canada, NZ and US

Target audience:

  • senior professional and academic staff with overarching responsibility for TNE in their organisation
  • government representatives and affiliated agencies involved in TNE policy, regulatory frameworks, and TNE/ international education markets
  • delegates interested in keeping abreast of global trends and developments in TNE
  • delegates interested in identifying emerging markets, understanding changes in existing markets and becoming more informed about competitor activities


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