Education

Welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Education Team page. This website is your resource for market research reports, international student recruitment events, and study consortia information.

Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in more than 75 countries. Our worldwide team of education specialists is here to assist with your international outreach to students, potential partners, and agents. To find your local education specialist, please click on the link to the left titled “Local Education Specialists”.

Our Education Team members can assist you with the following:

  • International Market Research – please refer to the report on the left side of the page entitled “Education and Training Resource Guide 2017”.
  • Recruitment Fairs – we can help you identify the right international education fairs for your institution.
  • Webinars – learn about the education sector in a market of interest without leaving your desk.
  • Virtual Education Events – showcase your school to a potential partner institution and/or agents using a powerpoint presentation live over the internet.
  • Gold Key Service – we will set up in-country meetings for you with possible partner educational institutions, identify qualified recruiting agents, find companies that require specialized training for their employees and/or connect you with the Ministry of Education.
  • Single School Promotion – we will organize an event featuring your institution/program and invite the country’s key players in the education sector.

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Event Highlight: Opportunity to Meet with Commerce’s Overseas Education Specialists at NAFSA 2018

U.S. Educators are invited to meet with U.S. Commercial Service Education Specialists from China, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, and Ukraine to discuss market potential and issues regarding international student recruitment. This year, we are pleased to offer meetings with an official from Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) to discuss research and deemed exports (more information available here… (https://bis.doc.gov/index.php/policy-guidance/deemed-exports/deemed-exports-faqs).

Meetings will be limited to 20 minutes and available on a first come, first served basis. To register for these meetings, please go to this website…
https://2016.export.gov/ohio/forms/nafsashowtime/index.asp

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For more about the Education Team and our services, please click here for our team flyer. If you are interested in the Global Education Team programs and services, please fill out the Educational Institution Questionnaire and submit to your local Education Trade Specialist.

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Detailed Event Information For GESS Dubai 2018 - TFC Event Detailed Event Information For GESS Dubai 2018 - TFC Event
GESS Dubai 2018 - TFC Event -- Computer Software, Education/Training Services, Information Services
Location/Date: Dubai, United Arab Emirates 02/27/2018 - 03/01/2018
Event Summary:
GESS Dubai 2018, to be held on Feb. 27- March 1st at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is the largest educational trade show in the entire Middle East. It is now entering its 11th year and has become the must attend event in the Middle East for educationalists. In 2017 a total of 11,500 educationalists from over 87 countries visited GESS Dubai to find the latest in educational supplies and solutions. There were 6 country pavilions represented (UK, Chinese, Korean, German, Finnish and US). GESS Dubai provides the education industry with a targeted audience of emerging educationalists seeking the latest in educational supplies and solutions. Over the three days, GESS Dubai 2017 will include 130+ speakers, 200+CPD accredited conference sessions and 550 exhibiting companies from 39 countries. With over 11,000 attendees from both private and public educational institutes, Ministries and educational associations, GESS Dubai is the perfect platform to present your products to this burgeoning education market. Important Facts Regarding the Education Market in the UAE: • The total number of students in the GCC region is expected to grow at a 3% CAGR between 2013 and 2020 to reach 13.7 million. • The total number of schools is expected to rise at a 2.4% CAGR from 2013 to 2020, concurrent with the increasing number of students in the GCC. • Enrolment increase at private schools is expected at a 6.7% CAGR between 2013 and 2020. • On an average, the GCC region is expected to experience a recurring spending of approximately US$150 billion on its education sector in the next several years.

Contacts:
Rachel Anne Alarid, OTEXA
International Trade Specialist
Phone: (202) 482-5154
Rachel.Alarid@trade.gov
Jonnie Wick, F&E Education (A Tarsus Group Company),

Phone: 44-208-846-2700
jonnie.wicks@fegroup.ae
Pat Tessler, E.J. Krause

Phone: 301-493-5500
tessler@ejkrause.com
Ashok Ghosh, Dubai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +971 4 309 4935
Ashok.Ghosh@trade.gov
William Toerpe, Luanda
International Trade Specialist
Phone:
William.Toerpe@trade.gov
Maya Najm, Abu Dhabi
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +971 2 414 2518
Maya.Najm@trade.gov
Allison Moore, OTP-SP
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-4874
Allison.Moore@trade.gov

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