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The Festival of Education gets a fresh new start in 2023!

09 Feb 2023


After a two-year pause due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Wellington College China’s Festival of Education is poised to return once again this coming spring. The 6th Festival of Education will take place at Wellington College International Shanghai on 22 April 2023. And this year’s Festival promises to be the most inspirational yet as it presents some of the most important voices in the field of education.   




Six Festival strands exploring ‘Collaboration in Education’ 


This is no ordinary conference. At the heart of the Festival is an understanding that learning should be engaging and fun. As such, participants will be inspired and informed by expert orators, lively debates and unexpected connections.   



The theme of this year’s Festival is Collaboration in Education. Participants will experience it through six strands: Developing Bilingual Learners, Early Years Education, Counselling / Pupil Support, Teacher Training, Middle Leadership and Future Schools. These strands will be explored through the eyes of students, teachers, parents and staff, covering a wide range of areas like teaching, training, team building and school development.  



Over 30 leading speakers taking part 


The 2023 Festival will host over 30 leading speakers from the world of education.It will bring together education’s most forward-thinking innovators, practitioners, influencers, journalists and business leaders from the UK, China and globally. Previous Festivals have hosted such speakers as Ruby Wax, Sir Anthony Seldon, Sir Jonathan Bate, Houqing Yin, Mandy Hickson, and Dianjun Wang. 



In addition to speaking engagements, participants can also look forward to a variety of stimulating talks, leadership workshops.  Attendees can also get involved with workshops and activities and connect with other educationalists, teachers, students.  


A welcoming and relaxed setting  


Attendees will also get to enjoy delicious food, stunning entertainment and plenty of opportunities to connect with others between sessions.  


Stay tuned! We will release more details about our 2023 Festival of Education soon. Limited tickets are now available. We look forward to seeing you! 


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2023 Festival of Education