For years, China has played hard to get for international school operators. Now the world's biggest education market is opening for business.
and intelligence on the world’s K-12 international schools market
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Knowing where your school stands within the increasingly competitive international schools market is vital for senior leaders who need to strategically focus their marketing, admissions and development plans. ISC Schools Director, Richard Gaskell offers advice.
A rare one day conference to meet and learn from all the ISC research experts who are based around the world who visit and work with the international schools in their region. These are the people who really know the international schools market in the regions. Join them to learn and network.
Arlo Kipfer has joined ISC Research as Business Development Consultant and will speak for the first time in his new role at the International Schools China Conference in Shanghai.
Demand is rising for top English-medium K-12 international schools in the Philippines and, in key locations, there are not enough good schools to meet the need. As the country develops economically, so the desire for quality education at all ages is growing, but available real estate is causing a barrier to expansion.
Ideas about education in China are changing and parents are driving that change
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Increased demand for a western education around the world has reshaped the international schools market and the students they enrol.