Mission Statement

To provide members of the Chamber with pertinent information on issues affecting education in China and in the UK that might impact the smooth operation of their businesses in China. The group will also act as sounding board – through social media and Chamber-run events - for members for their concerns regarding educational development in China – primary, secondary, tertiary or vocational/professional development – and act as a representative body for British educational institutions within the Chamber through the appropriate channels in China or the UK, and help promote our institutions based in China throughout the country and internationally facilitating study in China for UK students, as appropriate.

[Review] Importance & Benefits of Extracurricular Activities for Students and Education Mixer Night

Sunday, 05 May 2019

On the evening of Thursday, 25 April, the British Chamber Shanghai’s Education Focus Group invited four experts to share with the audience their experience and discuss the importance and benefits of extracurricular activities for students.

Focus Group Members

Chair: William Vanbergen, Chief Executive Officer, BE Education
Vice Chair: Sherry Fu, Director of China Centre, The University of Manchester China Centre

Hilary Claypool, Head of Marketing, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai
David Cook, Founding Headmaster, Harrow International School, Shanghai
Landa Guo, Partner, PwC China
Tony Tsang, Partner, Ernst & Young (China) Advisory Limited
Dr Stephen Jacobi, Head of Sixth Form, IB Co-ordinator, Director of Culture, Wellington College International Shanghai
Chris Rudd, Provost, University of Nottingham Ningbo China
David Wang, Head of Partnerships | Education, British Council
Stephen Graham,
Lavinia Tong, Regional Marketing Director, Dulwich College International

Chamber Executive Committee Sponsor: Tony Clemson, Deputy Consul General, British Consulate General Shanghai

Chamber Office Facilitator: Jun Wang

If you would like to apply for the Education Focus Group member, please send a brief introduction and motivation for joining to Jun Wang.

If you would like to recommend an event, or find more details about this Focus Group, please also contact Chamber Staff Jun Wang.

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