About DEC International

DEC International is the gateway to one of the largest education and training providers in the world.

DEC International is part of the NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC) which coordinates:

  • education for international students at TAFE NSW Institutes and NSW Government Schools
  • study tours for international student groups or adult groups
  • international business – educational consultancy and workforce development
  • official international delegations visiting New South Wales


International students

DEC International assists international students to achieve their study and career goals in Australia's best locations.

DEC International is responsible for:

International Business – educational consultancy and workforce development

DEC International provides a range of customised education and training services to educational institutions, government agencies, corporations and industry groups internationally.

We are able to draw on the expertise, talent and skills of a workforce of over 80,000 specialist educational staff across TAFE NSW Institutes and NSW Government Schools - including teachers, trainers, curriculum developers, e-learning developers and facilitators, project managers and researchers.

Why choose DEC International?

  • Proven experience – we have worked on major projects including the World Expo 2010, the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games and established a Vocational Education and Training Institute in Abu Dhabi with the United Arab Emirates Government
  • High standards – our staff have exceptional skills in planning and customising training, assessment and related services.
  • Specialist skills – we understand how people learn, how learning influences work performance and how a learning culture can add value to your organisation.

Our services include:

  • curriculum and resource development
  • assessment and educational measurement
  • capacity building programs and workforce development
  • joint delivery of offshore programs
  • training systems and frameworks
  • training needs analyses
  • event management training services
  • professional development

More information

Read more about our educational consultancy and workforce development services.

Official international delegations

Other governments visit Australia to learn about our world renowned education system. DEC International hosts official high-level international delegations visiting New South Wales throughout the year.

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DEC International

  • TAFE NSW and China agreement

    8 months ago

    A newly-signed agreement between TAFE NSW and Chinese universities means that the qualifications of TAFE NSW graduates will automatically be recognised at the Chinese universities.

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NSW Government Schools

  • International students praised

    2 months ago

    International students have been praised for their academic excellence, leadership, service and achievement.

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TAFE NSW Institutes

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    6 days ago

    Semester 2 is fast approaching, so it is important to complete your application as soon as possible.

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