Below is a list of links (and resources) that educators and practitioners involved in organising overseas study tours may find useful
The Guide was funded by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) and prepared by AIM Overseas. It comprises of examples of best practice in the management and provision of student mobility programs at Australian universities. Contained within the Guide are resources such as case studies, templates, tools and suggestions for practitioners to download and adapt to their programs.
AIM Overseas provides intensive shot-term academic courses taught at universities overseas. It has sent more than 1200 Australian university students on overseas mobility programs and is one of Australia’s most experienbced and respected outbound mobility services. AIM Overseas has produced the Outbound Mobility Best Practice Guide for Australian Universities and the Vocational Education and Training Outbound Mobility Toolkit.
The BLTH project, led by Murdoch University, was an Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching commisioned project that aimed to enrich the overseas exchange experiences of Australian students through the creation of specific learning and teaching resources focussed on boosting students’ skills in cross-cultural competence and lifelong learning. The resources consist of ten, self-contained modules. Click here to read the BLTH Final Report.
ISANA is the representative body for Australian and New Zealand professionals working in international student services, advocacy, teaching and policy development in the area of international education. It’s mission is to promote best practice standards in the service of international education through the facilitation of practioner and partner networks, forums, training and information exchange. Find out more about the ISANA 2015 Conference…
Asialink is Australia’s leading centre for the promotion of public understanding of Asian countries and of Australia’s role in the region. It provides information, training and professional networks through links with business, government, philanthropic and cultural partners, with the aim of initiating and strengthening Australia Asia engagement.
Project Leaders: Professor Greg Downey and Associate Professor Kate Lloyd, Macquarie University
Project Leaders: Dr Tim Hall & Associate Professor Tonia Gray, UWS
Project Leader: Patricia McLaughlin, RMIT