P10608 4th Annual International Schools China 2018
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4th Annual International Schools China 2018

20 – 22 November 2018, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview

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SPECIAL 1-FOR-1 OFFER ON NORMAL RATES FOR SCHOOLS ONLY.
REGISTER BY 31 AUG 2018
SEE PRICING BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

overview

As the Chinese population strives for bilingual and westernised education, the international and private school market is booming. The local industry generates close to $4bn in annual tuition fees income, reports ISC Research. The market though is grappling with untapped opportunities in some regions, and saturation in the others.

IBC Asia’s 4th International Schools China once again returns to address the challenges confronting a fragmented market, growth and innovation opportunities, and most importantly, showcasing strategies for enhancing student outcomes.

Conference Highlights

  • The ONLY such conference with a focus on international and private schools
  • 3rd successive year with demonstrated success and proven industry support
  • Executive Leadership Roundtable on school strategy, innovation and growth
  • Students’ Interview – what makes for a differentiated learning experience
  • School case studies on growth strategies, going digital, and innovation in teaching

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agenda

8:00 am

Main Conference Registration and Morning Coffee

9:00 am

IBC Asia’s Welcome Address

9:05 am

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

THE MARKET IN CHINA

9:10 am

  • Trends, growth area, developments of international schools market in China
  • Where is the industry moving towards to?
  • Update on the implications of the new national law on private education in China

9:40 am

  • Licensing and classification
  • Financial incentives and corporate governance
  • Land acquisition
  • Partnerships and JVs
  • Growth and investment opportunities in Sino-foreign cooperative schools vs Bilingual / Chinese-owned private schools

For Speaking Opportunities, please contact Sheralin.See@ibcasia.com.sg

STARTING AND EXPANDING IN CHINA

10:10 am

First MOE-China Approved Sino-Foreign School Case Study: Starting a New Chinese International High School – Approval, Requirements and Embracing Cultural Differences

Brantley Turner, American Principal, Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School, China

10:40 am

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

11:10 am

  • How are regulatory changes affecting private schools?
  • How will it affect new comers into this education market?
  • Case studies for preschool licensing in Shanghai and the kind of curriculum that can be used

11:40 am

Major International Venture: Launching 5 New Schools in China – Business Partnerships, Collaboration and Exchange Opportunities

Sean Davey, Director - International Schools, Reigate Grammar School International Limited, UK

REVIEWING BUSINESS MODELS IN NEW AGE LEARNING

12:10 pm

Meeting the Learning and Developmental Needs of Every Student: Transformation of Spaces, Schedules, Curriculum, Assessment, Staffing, PD, Technology, and More.

John D’Arcy, Deputy Director, Western Academy of Beijing, China

12:40 pm

  • Processes decisions when making choices about innovative, flexible learning & environments that maximise this happening in schools

1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 pm

Case Study: Learning From Building The Largest Campus in China

Jackie Becher, Executive Principal, EtonHouse Shanghai, China

2:30 pm

  • Case Studies: Nanjing International School and various Australian projects
  • Embracing relevant and authentic research projects for human-centered design processes

3:00 pm

Sustainability Matters: The Rise of Alternative Real Estate Market in China: Spotlight on International Schools Market

Mark Cameron, Sustainability Director – IFM HK Engineering & Ops Solution, JLL

3:30 pm

Afternoon Networking Tea

WINNING THE TALENT WAR

4:00 pm

Case Study: Adding Value to Teacher Professional Development with a Focus on Incremental Coaching

Neil Clayton, Founding Principal, Lucton School Shanghai, China

4:30 pm

Three Trends that Will Affect Teacher Recruitment at Chinese Bilingual and International Schools This Year

Diane Jacoutot, Managing Director, Edvectus, UK

5:00 pm

  • Responding to the policy change to limit recruiting staff from six native English-speaking countries for Schools for the Children of Foreign Workers
  • What works and what didn’t?
  • Availability of resources to improve teachers’ effectiveness
  • Professional development for teachers

For Speaking Opportunities, please contact Sheralin.See@ibcasia.com.sg

5:40 pm

End of Day One Conference and Networking Cocktails

9:00 am

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

THE BILINGUAL MARKET

Why Bilingual Education: Highlighting Commercial and Educational Merits of Operating a Bilingual School

Rachel Borland, Principal, Shanghai Concord Bilingual School, China

9:30 am

  • Development and challenges for Bilingual Schools in China
  • Licensing and permits for bilingual schools – opportunities or threat?
  • Revenue models for bilingual schools
  • How the curriculum design strategies should be reflecting market’s need?
  • Student market size and assessment criteria
  • Business and operations models

For Speaking Opportunities, please contact Sheralin.See@ibcasia.com.sg

10:10 am

Meeting the Growing Demand of Bilingual Market: Equipping Students with Internationally and Locally-Recognised Bilingual Curriculum

Lili Jia, Dean of Curriculum, Keystone Academy, China

10:40 am

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

11:10 am

  • An appreciation of research-based evidence for factors that make professional learning effective
  • Raising the brand of the school through bilingual context
  • Strategies for effective training in retaining talents in bilingual schools
  • Developing leadership in bilingual schools for better market expansion

11:30 am

Singapore-China Partnerships for a Proven Commercialisable Bilingual Education Solution

Dr Thomas Chong, Chief Learning Officer and Chief Communications Officer, KinderWorld International Group, Singapore

VALUE ADDED EDUCATION DELIVERY

12:00 pm

How Education is Changing as a Business and Teaching and Learning Delivery

Geoff Cocksworth, International Director, The King’s School Canterbury

12:30 pm

Implication of Changes to European Data Protection Law and its Impact on Usage of Technology in Classrooms

Mark Orchison, Managing Director, 9ine, UK

1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 pm

Case Study: Equipping and Developing Teachers with Western Pedagogical Techniques for the China Market

Peter Liddell, General Manager, Schrole

2:30 pm

  • Providing essential insight from student formative assessment data to help school leadership teams deliver better educational outcomes
  • Personalising teaching and identifying individual learning support needs
  • The importance of data and implementing an effective assessment programme

3:00 pm

Afternoon Networking Tea

3:30 pm

  • Cultivating reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
  • Innovative learning and developing research skills
  • Retaining students’ learning with the use of all senses
  • Critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication

4:00 pm

  • What is standards-based grading?
  • Principles of standards-based grading: how does it work
  • How to move a school from traditional reporting to standards based

4:30 pm

  • Addressing key issues and unique challenges faced by the international schools market in China
  • The changing face of education – How can we best prepare the next generations of students for the new digital world
  • With growing competitions, how do you distinguish yourself from other schools?
  • The expansion of China’s international schools into other countries, especially in the Belt and Road countries, in respond to China’s growing role in globalization

For Speaking Opportunities, please contact Sheralin.See@ibcasia.com.sg

5:10 pm

Close of conference

9:00 am

This strategic workshop will give you a better understanding of operating international school in China. It will intensively highlight practical tools to plan your strategy to set up, expand your current school’s market share and ultimately succeed in China.

  • How do you raise your current school’s profitability to the next level?
  • What are the regulations involved in setting up a school?
  • Do policies differ from cities to cities?
  • Which part of the China market is saturated and which cities are emerging?
  • What are investor’s priorities?

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Identifying types of international schools and understanding the gaps
  • Understanding regulatory procedure, policies and licensing in different cities
  • Examining the China market
  • Exploring local partnerships, business models and opportunities

1:00 pm

End of workshop

pricing

Packages Price
2 Day ConferenceUS $1295US $1095Early BirdEarly Bird
Extras Price
Pre Conference Workshop US $350

 Early Bird Rate: Register & Pay by 21 September 2018

Special 1-for-1 Offer on Normal Rates For Schools Only. Applicable only to 2-day main conference days.
Offer expires 31 August 2018 with limited seats on a first come first served basis.

Email register@ibcasia.com.sg to find out more!
Organiser reserves the right to accept or reject any registrations.

GROUP SAVINGS:
Register 2 Delegates and get 1 FREE PASS
Register 3 Delegates and get 2 FREE PASS
(Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only)

For Group Registrations of more than 3 team members,
email info@ibcasia.com.sg or call +65 6508 2477

  • Multiple Bookings Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 3 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies; either the early bird rate OR group rate.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • All delegates from Singapore-based companies are required to pay an additional 7% GST (SINGAPORE EVENTS ONLY)

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speakers

Richard Gaskell

Schools Director, ISC Research Ltd

Caroline Taylor

Head of College, Dulwich College Shanghai, China

Brantley Turner

American Principal, Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School, China

Joseph Lee

Founder and Principal, Busy Bee Education, China

Sean Davey

Director - International Schools, Reigate Grammar School International Limited, UK

John D’Arcy

Deputy Director, Western Academy of Beijing, China

Andrew Short

Director – International Schools, Furnware, New Zealand

Jackie Becher

Executive Principal, EtonHouse Shanghai, China

Philip Idle

Director, EIW Architects, Australia

Mark Cameron

Sustainability Director – IFM HK Engineering & Ops Solution, JLL

Neil Clayton

Founding Principal, Lucton School Shanghai, China

Diane Jacoutot

Managing Director, Edvectus, UK

Kelly Wailes

Interim Headmistress, Harrow Shanghai, China

Geoff Cocksworth

International Director, The King’s School Canterbury

Rachel Borland

Principal, Shanghai Concord Bilingual School, China

Tao Sun

Founder & Executive Chairman, Elite K-12 Education Group, China

Ahmed Hussain

Senior Director of Academics, Wellington College China, China

Peter Baker

Education Director, KinderWorld Vietnam

Lili Jia

Dean of Curriculum, Keystone Academy, China

Dr Thomas Chong

Chief Learning Officer and Chief Communications Officer, KinderWorld International Group, Singapore

Mark Orchison

Managing Director, 9ine, UK

Peter Liddell

General Manager, Schrole

Jared Nolan

Head of Primary, Nord Anglia British International School Shanghai, China

Darin Schmidt

Principal, Shenzhen American International School, China

Kevin Hall

Head of International Education, Nord Anglia Education, China

John Todd

Regional Director of Schools, China, Director of Safeguarding, Dulwich College International, China

when & where

20 - 22 Nov 2018

Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview
333 Guang Zhong Road West, Jing’an District
Shanghai, 200072 China
Phone:+86 21 3669 8888
Fax:+86 21 3669 8668

Cartrina Wang 王洁琼 | Senior Sales Manager-EBC
mhrs.shamp.catering.asstmgr1@marriott.com
T: 86 21 3669 8666 | M:13585605981

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/shamp-shanghai-marriott-hotel-parkview/

contact

Still have a question?

Speaking Opportunities
Sheralin See
+65-6508 2442
 
sheralin.seekaili@ibcasia.com.sg

Sponsorship Opportunities
Casey Ho
+65 6508 2470

Casey.ho@ibcasia.com.sg

Media & Association Partnership Opportunities
Tham Ruohyi
+65 6508 2463

ruohyi.tham@ibcasia.com.sg

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