What’s new in international schools this month? School awards, learning spaces of the future, and more!
DCB Winner of Prestigious International School Award
Dulwich College Beijing’s SE21/STEAM initiative has won the International School Award 2019 for Creativity in Learning (in featured photo). It also recognized DCB’s continuing “Art in Smile Angel Hospital” project, which was shortlisted for the category of Community Initiative. The awards were held in January in London, with 12 winners selected from over 200 submissions around the world.
Harrow Beijing Announces New Director of Admissions and Development
Harrow Beijing has appointed Ian Steele as its new Director of Admissions and Development. Mr. Steel will oversee the enrolment process for prospective Harrow families, cultivate close relationships with the Harrovian Alumni, and maintain strong links with parents and Beijing community partners.
HoK Welcomes Anna Williams as Principal
House of Knowledge (HoK) proudly welcomes Anna Williams as the new Principal of their Xinglong Campus. Originally from New Zealand, Anna Williams is well experienced in global pedagogy at all levels of education, from Early Years through to tertiary. She has many years of experience both as a teacher and as a principal in different countries. She has overseen and lead multiple projects such as school inaugurations and accreditations at many campuses. Ms. Williams oversees all teacher training as well as the academic and daily management of Xinglong Campus.
Learning Spaces of the Future at WAB
Western Academy of Beijing has announced a partnership with design studio, Rosan Bosch, as part of the school’s efforts to reimagine learning spaces to support the Future of Learning.
This article first appeared in the beijingkids March 2019 Sustainability issue.
Photos: Courtesy of featured schools