Leading local and international experts will share the latest insights on the growth of international schools in China at this week’s IPSEF Asia conference and exhibition in Shanghai.
Jointly organized by the International Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF) and Dipont Education, IPSEF Asia is scheduled on 24-25 April 2018 at the Andaz Xintiandi Hotel in Shanghai, as part of a global series of conferences focusing on the private and international education sector.
The future looks bright for the growth of the international education sector in China, as evidenced by the continuing increase in the number of English-only and bilingual schools catering to the local and expatriate residents throughout the mainland. We are excited to be bringing renowned experts from all over the world to share their insights on leveraging opportunities as well as addressing challenges that lie ahead, said Rhona Greenhill, co-founder, IPSEF.
Among the highlights of the two-day conference include a reflection on the development of international education in China to be presented by Benson Zhang, CEO and Founder of Dipont Education Group, a leading Chinese educational services company focusing on the delivery of international curricula and educational enrichment programs for Chinese students.
We are delighted to be jointly hosting the IPSEF conference in Shanghai. The last five years have seen a great deal of change and development in China and the opportunity to bring together senior figures in the industry, both Chinese and Western, to share their thoughts and different perspectives is something we are very excited about supporting, Benson Zhang, Dipont Education.
Chris Whittle, Chairman & CEO, Whittle School & Studios will deliver the keynote presentation on The Making of the Modern School; while Lee Davis, Deputy Director, Education, Cambridge International Examinations will lead the session on The Search for the Effective School. Both are aimed at providing the close to 300 education professionals and key decision makers insightful ideas on how to enhance operational efficiency of their schools and keep them in step with the changing times.
Anip Sharma, Managing Director (Global Education Practice), L.E.K Consulting, a leading global strategy consulting firm, will present the latest information on emerging opportunities and trends in the Chinese education market. Meanwhile, Kevin Ruth, Executive Director, Educational Collaborative for International Schools (ECIS) will shareinnovative leadership programmes that aim to prepare next-generation leaders for success that will prepare heads of Chinese schools for their next stage of development.
Free education workshops
With the help of its strategic partners, IPSEF Asia will also be conducting free education workshops with Bernard Fawcett, GL Educations International Consultant for Asia, leading a session on how the data can schools to enable students to reach their full potential.
In addition, Sylver Zhong, Head of Property & Casualty, Pacific Prime China will shed light on the Exposures and Solutions for School Owners, Investors and Directors to mitigate risks and ensure protection for schools against potential exposures.
A session on Promoting your School and Location as a Great Place to Work and Live to be led by Roddy Hammond, Founder & CEO, Worldteachers Recruitment Ltd, will help Chinese schools to attract high-quality teachers from abroad.
For the latest information on the conference program, please visit www.ipsef.net.