The 2021 NEAS Management Conference was held 6-7 May,
livestreamed from Doltone House in Sydney.
All conference content is now available for viewing.
If you attended the conference, you can access the recordings from the NEAS Management Conference Online Platform (check your email for your unique access link).
The recordings are also available for viewing via the NEAS Online Portal.
Planning for the 2022 event is underway and details will be announced shortly.
2021 Conference Sponsors
Looking at sponsoring the NEAS 2021 Management Conference? Contact us.
The Premium Sponsor is a distinguished and time-honourer supporter of NEAS Australia.
IELTS is the most respected test of English in the world with more than 3 million test takers each year.
IELTS has been testing English language for more than 25 years and today, IELTS is available at more than 1,100 test centres globally, including 50 test venues in Australia.
Gold Sponsors are eminent supporters of NEAS Australia. We take this opportunity to express our abiding gratitude to this year’s Gold Sponsors.
Silver Sponsors make prominent contributions to the success of the NEAS Management Conference. Our many thanks to this year’s Silver Sponsors.
Australia China Business Council
For over 70 years, Educational Testing Service (ETS) has been the world’s leading not-for-profit education research and test development organisation and is recognised by over 11,000 institutions, organisations and governments worldwide.
Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 70 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning.
In Australia Pearson provides:
- PTE Academic: the world’s leading computer-based test of English for international students and migrants needing to prove their proficiency in English. It is approved by the Department of Home Affairs for all immigration and student visas and by all universities and colleges for admission purposes.
- English language teaching: We provide learning materials, technologies and assessment tools to teachers and students.
Our Bronze Sponsors make valued contributions to the success of the NEAS Management Conference. We thank the following Bronze Sponsors for their important support.
Australian Council of Professions
We are the unifying alliance of Professional Associations that represents more than 930,000 Australian professionals including engineers, healthcare and computer professionals, veterinarians and accountants. A not‐for‐profit organisation, we are acknowledged by the community, industry and government as the Thought Leaders advocating for the Professions, Professionals and Professionalism since 1971.
Our Members are professional associations and supporting organisations that share the mission of building and maintaining community confidence in all professionals and their evidence-based advice in difficult times.
Cambridge Assessment English
Cambridge Assessment English is a not-for-profit department of the University of Cambridge. We provide the world’s leading range of fit-for-purpose English language qualifications. Our expertise, gathered over 100 years of language learning and assessment, has led us to working with more than 20,000 educational institutions and local and regional governments around the world.
We offer a range of assessments designed to meet the needs of learners of all abilities. All our exams are aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Cambridge English exams are recognised by over 20,000 universities, employers and governments around the world. Our C1 Advanced (CAE) exam is accepted by the Australian Government for all visa categories. In New Zealand, the B2 First (FCE) exam is accepted by Immigration New Zealand for all visa categories that require an English test. Our English language qualifications can open doors to higher education, improve employment opportunities, and because they are globally recognised, can increase your students’ choices for study or work.
Our English teaching qualifications such as CELTA, CELT-P, CELT-S and TKT are also recognised around the world as the international quality standard. We have qualifications and courses for new and experienced teachers alike.
Cambridge Assessment English also has online tests such as the Cambridge English Placement Test, and Linguaskill. Linguaskill is a quick and convenient online test to help organisations check the English levels of individuals and groups of candidates. It tests all four language skills: speaking, writing, reading and listening.
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press is driven by world-class research and a profound commitment to delivering educational value for the benefit of learners, teachers, educational institutions, employers and society as a whole and continues to lead the way in the development of new materials for teachers and students across a range of platforms.
Macquarie University, Department of Linguistics
The Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University explores new frontiers in language learning and teaching, how language enables people to get things done in all the various social, professional and academic spheres of life, understanding human speech production and reception, language processing, and language acquisition.
In Applied Linguistics and TESOL, we have an internationally recognised team of academic staff who conduct research into the multitude of ways that language is used in different social, professional and academic domains.
Our research is directly linked to the subjects that we teach in the Applied Linguistics and TESOL programs. This ensures that students are engaged in cutting-edge learning at the frontiers of knowledge. Our research and teaching expertise enables us to be highly effective, supportive research supervisors for students undertaking Master of Research and Doctor of Philosophy programs.
Macquarie’s Applied Linguistics and TESOL course work and research degrees are internationally recognised. We have graduates in many countries of the world, many in key positions in education, language education, and a multitude of other professional and academic domains.
Our specialist team will work with you to establish the important foundations of your Registered Training Organisation (RTO) business, with a focus on long-term financial viability.
With stringent compliance regulations and evolving requirements, the RTO industry is certainly complex. RTO Accountants will provide tax advice and manage all your financial and compliance matters, ensuring your business is structured correctly, with sound financials to allow for growth.
RTO Accountants specialises in providing financial and accounting services to businesses registering or registered for technical and Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Whether you are running an existing RTO business or in the process of starting an RTO business, we can help and let you focus on the business of delivering student outcomes through training courses.
Many thanks to our Media Sponsor, for publicising the 2021 NEAS Management Conference through its high-profile channels.
StudyTravel has 30 years’ experience in connecting agents and educators in print, online and in person.
StudyTravel Magazine is read by 22 000 agent readers in 129 countries, providing news, statistics and market insights on all of the industry sectors.
StudyTravel events, ST Alphe Conferences and ST Alphitos, provide an opportunity for international educators to meet with study travel agents from around the world – face-to-face and online.
StudyTravel also organise the annual peer-voted ST Star Awards and ST Secondary School Awards, allowing schools, agents and service providers to recognise and thank each other for their support and outstanding services.
Our online platform, StudyTravel Network (STN), connects you to over 11,600 active* users in the study travel industry. Share content, send messages, and arrange meetings using Meeting Manager. Use the StudyTravel mobile app, available on android and Apple app stores, to access key features of STN on the go!
*active in the last 9 months
Dedicated supporters of NEAS Australia make material contributions to the value of the NEAS Management Conference.
The ASEAN-Australia Education Dialogue (AAED) is a track II diplomacy platform that strengthens Australia’s education and training relationship with key stakeholders in the ASEAN region. AAED acknowledges the initial support from the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) through the Australia-ASEAN Council (AAC), the continuing support from various individuals, institutions and organisations in the higher education, vocational education, English Language Teaching and school sectors across Australia and the ASEAN region.
AAED has become a trusted platform for building ASEAN-Australian connectivity and partnerships. In June 2020, AAED was announced as a finalist for the prestigious PIEoneer of the Year 2020 – the global awards program that celebrates innovation and achievement across the whole of the international education sector.
English Australia is the national peak body for the English language sector of international education in Australia.
We represent over 120 member colleges throughout Australia that provide quality English language programs to students and professionals from around the world.
Phone: 02 9264 4700
Bronze Teacher Sponsor
Dedicated supporters of NEAS Australia and professional development of their staff.
University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching
Why choose us?
With specialised programs and highly qualified English teachers, we deliver innovative, high quality English language programs in a supportive environment, and maintain excellence in teaching.
Each year, we welcome around 3,500 students from around the world to learn English at CET. We develop and prepare English language proficiency for undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs, or career and migration pathways.
Our program leaders, curriculum designers and teaching professionals are innovators in the field of English learning and research in Australia. All of our courses are taught by highly qualified instructors who have intensive experience both in Australia and internationally in instructing English speaking, writing, reading and listening skills.