Building your network and professional resources as an Education Consultant

Building your professional resources and network can be difficult if you don’t know where to start. Luckily, there are multiple professional groups and associations specialising in International Education to help you grow your career and business. These associations seek to provide ongoing learning, support professional development and represent the interests of members to the government and communities. 


The ICEF is the global market leader in business-to-business networking events and services for the international education sector.

The ICEF Monitor provides dedicated market intelligence resources for the international education industry. In addition, they have also introduced various Agent Training courses. These training courses are dedicated to different representing regions such as Australia, Canada, UK and US.

International Education Association of Australia (IEAA)

The International Education Association of Australia, known as IEAA, is a not-for-profit and membership organisation. The IEAA strives to empower education professionals, engage institutions and enhance Australia’s reputation as a provider of world-class education.

Lastly, professional membership starts from $295 and is open to all, a great way to network with key stakeholders in the industry to grow your career. 

International Student Education Agents Association (ISEAA)

The International Student Education Agents Association, also known as ISEAA, is a membership-based association that aims to be an advocate for education agents working in International Education. Subsequently, they hold a key voice to the government and education industry bodies for the benefit of education agents.

You can become a member from $1000 and can access networking forums and events to build your connections and professional resources. 

Education Providers and Agencies Connect

Education Providers and Agencies Connect, also known as EPAC Australia is a Facebook Group, where members share articles and discuss the latest International Education news.

Moreover, the group aims to achieve good practice in the industry. This group is free to join and can be a great start to building connections with a small active community. 

The PIE News

The PIE News is a news outlet dedicated to International Education News. Furthermore, this is a great platform to keep with current news and to help build your professional resources. 

Visiting the website of these organisations listed is a great way to learn more about the International Education industry. Likewise, this is where you can meet and interact with people in the Industry and learn from each other. 

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