Building Global Leaders: An Education Delegation to China
Dates: July 15-24, 2014
Cities: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai
Open to district and school administrators nationwide
Travel to China as part of a team of influential educators to examine the triumphs and challenges of the Chinese school system. Comprised of superintendents, school leaders, and global education experts, this professional delegation will consider the similarities and differences between the Chinese and U.S. educational systems, while exchanging ideas about how to bring a global perspective home to U.S. classrooms. Learn how Shanghai has both achieved remarkable PISA scores and addressed its achievement gap. Compare and contrast educational services in urban and rural settings. Explore the iconic sites that make China's history unique and its modern achievements unparalleled. Together with academic lead Shiping Zheng of Bentley University and educational leaders from Primary Source, this 10-day tour will offer ample opportunities to network with other educational experts from around the country and to share best practices.
Apply by December 6, 2013.
For full details go to http://primarysource.org/chinatour2014