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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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Portugal and France Webinar – Education Sector and Market Opportunities – June 27, 2017

Market Briefing
Our specialists in France and Portugal will discuss key market trends and target demographics U.S. educational institutions should consider when looking at student from these countries. Our experts will also be available to answer questions to help your school recruit from these growing markets.

Why Portugal and France?
Portuguese student are actively seeking study abroad opportunities, and highly value educational opportunities in non-EU countries, namely the U.S. Students from Portugal study primarily at the undergrad level at 45%. Graduate and practical training draw 33% and 22% pursuing optional practical training or non-degree programs such as English language or short-term studies.

Education abroad has increasingly become an important factor for French university graduates seeking to stand out in the employment seeking to stand out in the employment market. English is now effectively the business language of Europe. Best prospects within this sector include intensive “American” English language classes; programs in business administration; one-year programs for French high school graduates (post-bac), usually between graduation and entry into French university and work/study programs (internships).

When: Tuesday, June 27th; 10am EST
Cost: Free
Register Here!

For more information:

Susan Sadocha
U.S. Commercial Service – Long Island
516-427-9117
susan.sadocha@trade.gov

Amy Ryan
U.S. Commercial Service – Atlanta
404-815-1748
amy.ryan@trade.gov

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Brazil Education Market Webinar – July 20, 2017

Join us for a free informational webinar on Thursday, July 20th at 11:30AM Eastern / 8:30AM Pacific to learn more about the Brazilian education market and the upcoming Virtual Student Recruitment and Partnering Fair organized by FPP EDU Media, in collaboration with the U.S. Commercial Service.

For more details on this free webinar, please contact Kristi Wiggins at Kristi.Wiggins@trade.gov

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Here is a listing of our most recent webinars:

  • Refining Your International Recruitment Strategies
  • Best Practices and Opportunities for West African Student Recruitment
  • Calculating ROI for International Marketing and Recruitment
  • Opportunities in the UK Education Technology Market
  • International Program Best Practices and Travel Risk Management
  • Best Practices and Opportunities for Student Recruitment in Kazakhstan and Ukraine
  • Community College Student Recruitment in Costa Rica
  • Understanding the China Education Sector in 2nd Tier Cities

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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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