Chinese mountain

Working with a partner in China

China hand, Mark Schaub looks at the educational scene in China, suggesting that the opportunity it presents to overseas schools and universities is real – but that it requires careful planning. 

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Increasing demand

Data, trends and expertise at this year’s ISC Research conference.

The ISC Research conference in July 2019 attracted over 120 schools, universities, education suppliers and professional organisations to Oxford, UK to learn about the latest trends and developments within the world’s international schools market. The event was a sell-out, with delegates benefiting from breaking market news and data, expert advice, case study experiences and plenty of time to network and ask questions,as Anne Keeling reports.

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A time for giving?

The case for fundraising

Boards and Heads of both not-for-profit and for-profit schools often wonder if they should be actively engaged in fundraising, or need to establish a Development Office. Frank Opray considers the rationale for fundraising and the key objectives for a Development Office.

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Growing competition

10 findings about international school admission in 2019

As international education grows, even well-established schools are facing stiff competition. A new survey and report commissioned by the Enrollment Management Association (EMA) is essential reading, not just for Admissions Directors, but for Heads of School. The EMA’s Aimee Gruber reports.

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Board resources

Governing thoughts
Four articles from International Teacher Magazine, looking at governance and strategic planning in international schools.
Five essentials

Five essentials

Paul Cabrelli identifies five essential qualities of effective school boards.

Vision, Mission, Strategy

Vision, Mission, Strategy

How three key planning elements can link to form a sustainable strategic plan.

Planning for uncertainty

Planning for uncertainty

Why flexible strategic plans serve schools well in periods of uncertainty.

Sustainability in schools

Sustainability in schools

Paul Cabrelli looks at the importance of sustainability for strategic planning.

 

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