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Event Preview: Wellington College Festival of Education

Oct 17, 2017 | 17:44 Tue
Wellington College International Shanghai is furthering the quest for excellent schooling with their third annual Festival of Education, set to take place in Shanghai over the weekend from October 20-21. The purpose of the conference is to bring together parents, students, and educators for workshops and lectures led by influential voices in education from the UK, China, and the world. Anyone who's interested can join in on the fun.


The festival will kick off at 9am on Friday October 20, at Wellington College International Shanghai, with an opening ceremony followed by a tightly scheduled day of talks and workshops to choose from; wrapping up around 4pm. Check out the full schedule to preview all of the speakers. Friday through Saturday will be held in Shanghai, then the festival will move to Wellington College Bilingual in Hangzhou and conclude at Wellington College International in Tianjin.

“The Festival of Education represents a continued commitment to thinking about, exploring, and encouraging debate about what education is and where it might be headed." —Dr. Stephen Jacobi, Festival Director

There will be four areas of focus at The Festival of Education. These include: Early Education, Wellbeing (stress, body image, mental health), the budding relationship between Chinese and British Education, and Exploring Education which will challenge accepted practices of teaching. It’s all about innovation ya’ll.


Tickets: The event is open—any educator, parent, or student who is interested in learning about "new educational pathways" is welcome. Costs 100rmb per day, or 150rmb for the whole festival in Shanghai (two days). You gotta book your tickets in advance, then show them at registration the morning of. Get your tickets right here.


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