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Sponsors – International and Bilingual Schools China

Silver Sponsor

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company, with operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 92,000. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.


Associate Sponsors

We’ve been celebrating the wonder of learning for over 60 years. Furnware works hand in hand with schools around the world, designing and creating furniture so children can thrive in the most inspiring learning spaces imaginable.  We do this with quality, reliability, innovation and genuine care.

For over 30 years, GL Education has been a provider of high-quality, research-based assessments for children’s education, mental health and wellbeing.

Our assessments help schools to deliver personalised teaching that ensures that every student reaches their potential; a 360 degree approach to assessment that delivers a whole pupil view.

Teach Away is a world leader in international education recruitment, matching schools with the best international teaching talent. We envision a world where every student experiences the power of a great teacher, allowing them to reach their full potential. Whether you’re hiring one teacher or one thousand, we can connect you with the educators you need.

Literature Sponsors

We are an Australian-based company that provides a complete school support service associated with the creation and operation of K-12 schools globally. We can oversee the feasibility, design, construction and operational management of new schools.

If you are an investor or existing school operator seeking to expand your brand by establishing schools in Australia or Asia, we may have potential sites and school models available for you.

Our Managing Director is Dr Vicki Waters, recent principal of the renowned Pymble Ladies College in Sydney, Australia.  Vicki is available to support existing schools in all areas of their management including strategic planning, mentoring, professional development and governance.


LWK + PARTNERS is a leading design architecture practice rooted in Hong Kong, with 1,000+ creative minds collaborating across a strong global network of 11 offices to deliver world-class solutions to the built environment. With over 34 years of growth, diverse design team at LWK + PARTNERS shares expertise to provide a wide range of services including architecture, planning & urban design, interiors, education, heritage conservation, landscape, building information modelling (BIM), branding and lighting design. LWK + PARTNERS believes that great design has infinite possibilities and direct positive impact to people’s lives.

Session Spotlight Sponsor


PMDL Architecture & Design is an international design practice comprising over 70 people across three studios in Sydney, Melbourne & Hong Kong. We focus on delivering bespoke, insightful design solutions for our clients and have a particular focus on the education sector.

Over the past 25 years, we have grown in both scale and reputation. Our studios share a vision and culture and function as one design practice. Drawing upon the studios’ knowledge and experience, we collaborate to reach solutions for our clients that consistently surpass their expectations. By bridging the gap between each client’s vision and each project’s realisation, our combined skills add value to every step of the journey.

Our extensive education portfolio includes relevant and recent experience in the design and delivery of masterplans and facilities within urban settings and across multiple sites, with experience extending from strategic planning and evolution of existing schools through brief development, building and interior design, documentation, construction administration and post occupancy user reviews.  Facilities for which we have been responsible also cover a wide range of complexities and educational philosophies.


CHQ’s software modules manage school life beyond the classroom – everything from clubs, sport and bus schedules, to after school care bookings, parents’ evenings and holiday camps, all in one place. Schools can select one or more of the seven CHQ modules to meet their specific needs, reducing total expenditure and the need to work with multiple suppliers. Underpinning all the CHQ modules is the interface to the school management information system (MIS), accessing the essential data, together with single sign-on (SSO) authentication, the calendar and communications tools.

Infinitely customizable and wonderfully flexible, Cialfo allows you to work the way you want to work. If there are a hundred schools using Cialfo, there are a hundred ways of using it… and you’ll learn about them all during our regular user sessions, professional luncheons, and counseling events. With Cialfo, you can easily turn student data into actionable insights — all in a thoughtfully crafted platform.

Collins has been publishing educational and informative books for 200 years. Throughout this rich heritage we have maintained an impressive record in creating market-leading products across various sectors. Our educational publishing continues to deliver up-to-date and engaging student resources and exceptional teacher support to help schools tackle new initiatives and utilise the latest technology. We produce resources for UK and International curricula to support teachers and pupils at school and outside the classroom environment.

Earth Adventure has been providing world class adventure programs for over 20 years. Our Mission is to deliver programs world-wide which are unique, exciting, safe and facilitate powerful learning outcomes.

We are part of the Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures Group, the largest provider of Outdoor Education in South Australia with over 15,000 students on program with us every year.

As part of the Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures group, Earth Adventure specialises in international adventure travel experiences for student groups from elementary to university level. We combine our skills and experience with quality audited local providers working within the framework of the ISO standards for adventure activities. Our bespoke programs allow for curriculum based inclusions to meet your individual requirements (such as CAS trips for IB schools).

Our aim is to improve the relationship that people have with the outdoors, and enjoy a range of recreational and educational experiences. We utilise outdoor settings as a means of escape from social stresses; to gain better understanding of ourselves; improve our relationships with others; and find enjoyment associating within groups away from our structured surroundings.

Engage, by Double First, is a management information system designed exclusively for independent schools. Engage removes the need for a school to use multiple systems to manage data, with integrated academic, financial and teaching functionality. Engage follows pupils from initial enquiry, all the way through to alumni, allowing seamless tracking of pupil data and progression.

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Eurus is a teacher recruitment company that connects bilingual Chinese teachers with bilingual and International schools. Care, quality and high standards are at the heart of our service to both teachers and schools. Our team is made up of Chinese and western staff who work together to combine international recruitment best practice with local understanding and knowledge.

Faria was founded in 2006 to transition schools off paper. Today, Faria serves over 8,000 schools in over 120 countries with a suite of 3 services. ManageBac, Faria’s flagship product, for curriculum planning, assessment and reporting, OpenApply for paperless admissions, and Atlas for curriculum management.

Finalsite provides a global communication platform empowering schools to meet their enrollment, recruitment and retention goals.

Finalsite is a SaaS platform that sits at the nexus of school marketing and communications as a full-service software and services provider, an industry leader who provides best-in-class design and software solutions for attracting and retaining students; recruiting faculty, engaging alumni and donors; simplifying school-to-home communications; and managing the complex requirements around data privacy, hosting and security.  Finalsite works with schools in over 70 countries and has integrations with WCBS, iSAMS and many other products.

Follett helps schools do more with less, meet rigorous standards and prepare students for success. Our integrated solutions help you manage resources and reach instructional goals, all while keeping an eye on your budget. We believe that better content, tools and support lead to better learning – wherever learning takes place.

Through the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC), International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC), Fieldwork Education has been improving learning in schools for more than 30 years for children and students aged 2-14 years. We support implementation with tailored professional learning for schools and a world class Self-Review and Accreditation process.

We are Gotoco, the go-to company for schools looking to run their own on-site summer camps. In 2019, we invited 550 summer staff to deliver our Oxford curriculum to 100 partners across China.

Founded by students from the University of Oxford and recognised by the UN’s social impact awards for contribution to culture in China, we run pop-up international schools during summer that bring world leading curriculum and/or staff to China.

Why send your students to third party operators when we can bring world-leading curriculum and staff to you? Get in touch today to find out more.

For over 30 years, Harlequin Floors have been manufacturing and supplying a range of long-lasting, durable portable and permanent sprung and vinyl floors for the dance, theatre, performing arts industries and schools.

World leader in advanced technology flooring for dance, the Harlequin brand is firmly established worldwide with branches in the UK, Europe, The US, Asia and Australia.

INTA China is an international teacher recruitment agency that specialises in connecting fully qualified educators with international and bilingual schools across China.

Our firsthand experience in China provides us with an inherent understanding of the ever-evolving Chinese education market, allowing us to offer a knowledgeable, reliable and personalised service to our client schools and teachers.

Since 1955, ISS has been the leading provider of school management services. A non-profit working with over 500 schools and thousands of educators annually, ISS creates the largest footprint in international education.

ISS Asia-Pacific offers global strength and experience with customized services for Asia, specializing in school supplies procurement, academic consulting, start-up projects and management that promote innovative best practices.

Launching in 2005, iSAMS became the first web-based, fully integrated Management Information System (MIS), designed to increase your school’s efficiency, support teachers in focusing on what matters, and transform parent and student engagement. iSAMS enables staff members, students and parents to access all key school information through a single intuitive interface, at any time and from anywhere. Come and see us to find out why over 750 schools, in more than 65 countries, use iSAMS as their trusted MIS partner.

Pacific Prime: Your Employee Benefits and Business Insurance Advisor in China

Pacific Prime is a fully licensed insurance brokerage offering both local and international insurance solutions. With the mission of simplifying insurance, Pacific Prime is a global employee benefits specialist with 9 offices across the world – including China. This makes us a one-stop partner to review, source, compare and manage group health insurance, employee benefit plans, and business insurance for our clients.

Founded in 1983, Rustic Pathways has been named the Best Youth Travel Operator four years in a row. Partnering with hundreds of international schools, Rustic programs are designed to align with school values, mission, and curriculum by supplementing IB, CAS, Duke of Ed, AP, or specific classes or courses. They sit at the intersection of adventure, travel education and community-planned service, and all service initiatives contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development goals in the 19 countries worldwide they visit. Rustic Pathways teaches Responsible Travel through purposefully designed experiences and meaningful discussion and reflection, and as a result nearly 98% of students demonstrated growth in at least one of their 10 Student Learning Outcomes last year.

Sentral is a proven web-based software solution that seamlessly manages school administration, student data and so much more.

Our tailor-made solutions help administration staff, teachers and school leaders save valuable time to focus on improving school and student outcomes. Sentral is the trusted solution of choice in over 3,000 schools across Australia and Asia.

德昭科技(Teschal Scientific®)是以科教实验室综合解决方案为核心的服务型企业,是英国著名教具品牌Findel(旗下HOPE、 Phillip Harris、Davies、 LDA,创始于1817年)和美国著名实验室设备品牌Hamilton(创始于1880年)的中国区授权分销与服务合作伙伴。

”Teschal” means technical seneschal, inspiring excellence in serving science and education.

Supporting Association

The Council of British International Schools (COBIS) is an association representing over 500 organisations, comprising of our member schools and supporting members from around the world. COBIS supports its member schools in 79 countries by promoting a high-quality of assurance through the Patron’s Accreditation and Compliance, which was launched in 2017. It also promotes professional development for senior leaders, governors, teachers and support staff within the COBIS network by hosting a range of networking events and the Annual Conference in London in May. COBIS also puts safeguarding at the core of its values, processing prohibition order checks to ensure child protection and safer recruitment of staff.

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