IERF Presentations

IERF Presentations

Asia & the Pacific

Australia

Recruiting & Admitting Students from Australia & the South Pacific

Presented at the 2015 NAFSA (Association of International Educators) Region XII Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Presenters:
Emily Tse, Director of Evaluations, IERF
Dave Dooley, Admissions Officer, Brigham Young University – Hawaii

This session looked at the educational systems of Australia and the South Pacific as well as provided insight on recruiting from this region. To view charts reflecting the latest on Australia’s educational system, please click here.  

India

Making Sense of Accreditation for Higher Education Institutions in India

Presented at the 2009 NAFSA (Association of International Educators) conference in Los Angeles, CA.

Presenters:
Ujjaini Sahasrabudhe, Evaluator
Swetha Muthanna, Advisor at EducationUSA in India

This poster training provided an overview of Indian higher education with a focus on issues and concerns related to accreditation. Click here to view.

Japan

Junior, Vocational and Technical Colleges in Japan

Presented at the 2005 NAFSA (Association of International Educators) conference in Seattle, WA. 

Presenters:
I-Hsing Lin, Senior Evaluator
Emily Tse, Director of Evaluations

This session provided an in-depth look at the postsecondary opportunities available outside the traditional four-year bachelor’s degree in Japan. Emphasis is given to programs offered at tanki daigaku (junior colleges), senmon gakko (vocational colleges) and koto senmon gakko (technical colleges). Click here to view.

South Asia

Secondary Education in South Asia: Understanding Diversity and Decoding Complexity

Presented at the 2007 NAFSA (Association of International Educators) conference in Minneapolis, MN. 

Presenters:
Emily Tse, Director of Evaluations
I-Hsing Lin, Senior Evaluator
Vijaya Khandavilli, representative from the US Educational Foundation in India
Arefin Jahan, representative from the US Educational Foundation in Pakistan

This session focused on the differences and similarities of the secondary educational systems of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Trends in international students from these countries were also highlighted. Click here to view.