An Update with lain Watt, Minister Counsellor of Education about Australian Education

In this not to be missed seminar with Iain Watt, Minister Counsellor (Education), Australian Embassy will talk about the education relationship between China and Australia including;

• Recent trends in enrollments and applications from China and factors that are affecting demand
• Progress with current government reviews (ESOS, National International Student Strategy etc)
• Planned education-related events at Shanghai Expo
• Impact of attacks on Indian nationals in Australia


Iain Watt – Minister Counsellor (Education), Australian Embassy Beijing

Iain has been a key player in the international dimension of Australian education and training for the past 15 years. His current posting to Beijing as Minister-Counsellor (Education ) – commenced in February 2008 – is his third, following stints at counsellor level in Taipei (1995-98) and Beijing (1998-2002). Iain was Director, International Development and Cooperation at the Australian National University from 2004-2007. He has managed several Branches within the International Education Group of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, and has been an important contributor to international education policy development since 1992.

Reserve your attendance by Wednesday 24 Feb with Helen Li, Administrative Assistant via email: helen.li@austchamshanghai.com. Walk In Policy: Please note that if you show up on the day of the event without a booking you will be charged a 50RMB “walk in” fee if spaces are still available. Cancellation Policy: Please note you must cancel your reservation in writing 24 hours in advance. AustCham will pass on any costs incurred for no shows to the persons concerned.

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