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Korean Education Agents Visit New Zealand

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Korean Education Agents Visit New Zealand

Four education agents from Korea are visiting New Zealand for twelve days in February/March. During their time here they will be visiting educational institutions throughout New Zealand.

This visit will allow the participating institutions to form a close working relationship with the agents, and allow the agents to see first hand the quality of education and pastoral care that their clients can expect if they choose to come to New Zealand for their education.

Korea is one of New Zealand’s most important markets for international students, and continued growth saw the number of students from Korea approach 20,000 during 2003 - a significant increase over 2002. The highest demand is in the school and English Language sectors.

This visit is part of a comprehensive series by agents from many of New Zealand’s key education markets during 2004. These visits are all part of the joint Education New Zealand/New Zealand Trade & Enterprise ‘Five Steps Forward’ strategy that promotes New Zealand globally as an education destination.

What? Korean education agents visit to New Zealand

When? February 22nd to March 4th 2004

Who? Four agents will be coming to NZ.
They will be escorted by Education New Zealand staff whilst here.

Where? The agents will be visiting institutions in the following regions:
Auckland , Northland, Tauranga, Taranaki, Wellington, Christchurch, South Canterbury, Central Otago

Education New Zealand encourages media interviews with visiting agents and institutions, and will facilitate interviews at your request.

ENDS

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