About this Speaker
Robert Parsonson (Executive Officer, ISEAA) has 28 years in education and education export working in Australia and internationally. He is an expert on the development and execution of international student marketing and offshore market entry. His previous clients include StudyNSW, assisting with the IET Strategy for StudyNT and an education agency strategy for StudyQueensland and a VET study with education agents for the IEO of the SA Government.
In 2017 Rob facilitated the first education agent symposium in Australia – The Symposium on Leading Education Recruitment (sympled.com.au) Sydney that was followed by Brisbane in 2018, Melbourne 2019. The symposium helped the formation of the International Student Education Agents Association (ISEAA) in 2018.
ISEAA the Education Agents - the Voice to Government and Industry
The International Student Education Agents Association (ISEAA) was started to provide a peak body for education agents to advocate to government, peak bodies, providers and change some of perceptions of the education agent’s role. Since the formation of ISEAA, education agents are actively engaging with the Department of Education, Department of Home Affairs, Austrade and the Overseas Students Ombudsman office plus the peak bodies involved in international education. ISEAA is building a platform to assist education agents improve their business training of staff and delivery of services to students and education providers