Education Team Webinars

How would you like to learn more about the education sector in other countries without leaving your desk? The USDOC presents several webinars throughout the year focusing on a variety of topics in order to inform international education professionals on the best practices for entering or increasing their presence in particular markets.

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Best Practices and Opportunities for Brazil and Mexico Student Recruitment

When: Thursday July 28, 2016
Time: 
1:30 - 2:30 pm EST
Cost:
$30
Registration Link:
https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=6Q6T

“Best Practices and Opportunities for Brazil and Mexico Student Recruitment” Webinar will have Commercial Service education specialists representing markets in Brazil and Mexico and will highlight market characteristics, upcoming recruitment opportunities, recruitment/partnership successes, as well as best practices and strategies for student recruitment. Speakers will be on hand to answer your questions after the presentation. If you seek to diversify your student body, increase enrollment and want more information about how to connect with students from Mexico and Brazil, this virtual briefing is for you.

For additional information or questions regarding this program, please contact Jose F. Burgos at Jose.Burgos@trade.gov or by phone 787-775-1992.

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Research Partnership Opportunity with Universidad San Martín de Porres (USMP), Faculty of Human Medicine

Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Description of Need: USMP currently has a thriving Faculty of Human Medicine and several partnership agreements with international universities in some specific areas. USMP’s main focus is to find a U.S. university to partner with on clinical research as well as to set up a dual degree program in alliance with a U.S. university that also has a master’s program in clinical research. Please see the attached PDF to read about the different centers within their Faculty to understand what areas of clinical research are of interest.

Description of Webinar: This webinar will allow 4-5 U.S. universities to present (directly to USMP) their clinical research programs and faculties of medicine and where they think their might be overlap to partner successfully with USMP. Following the webinar, each participating university will receive extensive contact details to follow up with USMP directly.

Format: Webinar that includes audio/visual communication.

Cost: $200

Partnership Opportunity with Universidad de Piura (UDEP) to Create the New Faculty of Human Medicine

Date: Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Description of Need: UDEP is looking to partner with a U.S. university to create their Faculty of Human Medicine at their Miraflores Campus (Miraflores District, Lima). Their initial focus will be on 1) clinical epidemiology, 2) public health and health services management, and 3) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cognition in schizophrenia. Their needs from the prospective U.S. university can be narrowed down to three areas: 1) Teaching - training UDEP professors, having visiting professors, and mobility of students and researchers; 2) Research - developing research in diseases prevalent in urban-poor areas of Northern Peru; 3) Clinical – developing clinical care and surgical programs for economically distressed areas of Piura and Lima.

Description of Webinar: This webinar will allow 4-5 U.S. universities to present  (directly to UDEP) their faculties of medicine and how they might provide a good fit for UDEP to partner with in the creation of their new Faculty of Human Medicine. Following the webinar, each participating university will receive extensive contact details to follow up with UDEP directly.

Format: Webinar that includes audio/visual communication.

Cost: $200

The deadline to apply for both of the above webinars will be August 19th, 2016. We encourage anyone that has a question to reach out directly to William Toerpe (william.toerpe@trade.gov) and Jorge Prado (jorge.prado@trade.gov).

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Here is a listing of our most recent webinars:

  • Kazakhstan Higher Education Market
  • Education Technology Market Briefing: Turkey
  • Best Practices and Opportunities for Southeast Asian Student Recruitment
  • International Student Recruitment in Australia
  • Recruiting Students from Central Europe
  • International Student Recruitment in Portugal and Spain
  • Best Practices and Opportunities for International Student Recruitment in the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary

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Is there a particular topic or country/ies you would like us to focus on? Please let us know what you would be interested in hearing about in the next webinar by contacting Gabriela Zelaya at gabriela.zelaya@trade.gov.


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