A five-day immersion program in China’s Silicon Valley with the countries largest, most prestigious and fastest moving education institutions. Explore the future of learning and technology with leaders from around the world.
Strategic, investment and academic faculty from leading universities and industry.
Gain in-depth knowledge of market dynamics and industry insights to guide decision making.
Build local relationships and learn the written and unwritten rules required to succeed in China.
Exclusive access inside China’s most influential and leading education giants and unicorns
New Oriental. Visit the headquarters of China’s largest provider of private educational services currently with over 2m students and USD$2.4b revenue. Hear from senior executives about their business model, growth, challenges and opportunities.
TAL Education Group. One of the leading K-12 afterschool tutoring service providers in China, TAL has more than 10k staff and revenue of $1.7b USD. TAL is an active investor in education with a portfolio of 100+ companies. Visit the impressive facilities and hear from the TAL international development and investment teams.
Youdao at Netease. Experience lunch in the staff dining room of one of China’s largest internet companies. Youdao, the education brand under NetEase, develops and operates mobile applications and invests in EdTech and games solutions. Following lunch, Youdao CEO will outline his company’s education strategy and investment thesis.
17zhouye is one of a handful of EdTech Unicorns. The company offers a multi-platform K-12 homework solution that is in sync with the textbook curriculum and enhanced by data analytics. We will visit 17zhuoye headquarters and hear from their investment and international team about their platform, pricing, business model and investment focus.
VIPKid is one of China’s largest EdTech startups and is now valued at over US$3b. The company delivers online English language training by connecting 60k English-speaking teachers from western countries, with 500k Chinese students. We will hear from VIPKid management and gain an insider’s perspective on the business model and deployment of technology.
Xuetangx. Meet the team behind China’s MOOC platform, which enrols over 20 million learners and is at the forefront of China’s online learning industry. China has an estimated 100 million online learners and growing rapidly.
Faculty and Presenters on the program are deep subject matter experts in education, technology, policy, market dynamics, business development, market entry and investment in the China context. Participants will benefit from an impressive array of speakers, including leading academics, investors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, and world-class experts.
Global EP Cohort
When you attend the Executive Program, you will be part of a cohort of 30 dynamic education and innovation leaders from around the world who will deepen your understanding and broaden your perspective of how education is changing around the world.
The cohort will be made up of HE and K-12 Leaders, CEOs, CTOs, R&D leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, government officials, regulators, and thought leaders. The people that you will meet during the Executive Program represent the future of their industries and countries, and are working on projects that have the potential to reshape the way the world works.
China Education Teams
Program participants will meet leaders and innovators in China’s education market and their teams who host EP participants at their campus, headquarters or boardroom. From CEO’s to international development teams, investors, entrepreneurs and consultants, participants will have unique access to those who are operating in China’s education market. Formal and informal settings on the Program provide many opportunities to make meaningful connections.
The Executive Program includes:
Program Tuition and Materials
Site visits, Organised Events
GET VIP Conference tickets and events (November Program only)
Most meals through the program.
Transport for Program activities, including airport pick up / drop off;
Pre- and in- Program logistical support
The Executive Program does not include:
Airfare to/from Beijing
Chinese Visa costs
Hotel Accommodation (Preferred accomodation at discounted rates will be provided)
Applications are considered on the basis of the fit between the Program and the applicant’s experience and seniority, objectives for the program and ability to contribute to the cohort. The overall diversity of the cohort is also taken into account.
Applications are considered on a rolling basis and will be assessed within 10 working days of receipt.
Each application will be assessed individually. However, should 2 or more people from the same organisation be accepted onto the program, a group discount will be applied.
Favorable rates at a 5-star hotel in a district convenient to the EP will be negotiated for Program participants.
28 June 2018. Putting every school on the map
16 Jul 2018. K12 Leaders from across China vote on Education in 2030.
25 July 2018 (Updated). Current Private Education Companies Valued at USD $1B+
12 July 2018. 110 public education companies from around the world valued at US$156B, generating $64B in revenue and driven by 420,000 teachers and professionals.