On the 9th of August 2018, Headmaster of Haileybury and Imperial Service College, Mr. Martin Anthony Richard Collier and wife, CFO Mr. Paul David Watkinson and wife; Headmaster of Heath Mount School, Mr. Christopher Michael Gillam and family arrived in Beijing and began a one-week visit of schools in China. Mr Jianwei Zhou, Chairman of UCEC, and staff accompanied the group to visit kindergartens and secondary schools in Beijing and Shanghai.
The aim of the visit was to familiarise the group with the current conditions of primary education in China. The group also visited Beijing Lishui New Town and Shanghai Wusong Venture Park.
After listening to the introductions of the education industry in two places, the group felt the government’s support of high quality international education, in terms of policy and investment. They also gained an understanding of the huge growth potential of the Chinese education market.