Education | Navigating the Chinese education market: latest insights and practical steps

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Session 8: Navigating the Chinese education market: latest insights and practical steps

Date & Time: Thursday 24th June (9:30-10:00 am BST)

After-school education companies in China are now experiencing the biggest policy blow, namely ‘Double Reduction’, a latest regulation that after-school education institutions are forbidden to offer teaching programs outside the usual school terms,  and that education institutions and training centres whose principal business focus is academic subjects and personal development are now forbidden to list on the stock market. 

From another perspective, this policy blow elaborates one of the most typical risks foreign businesses have to be aware of when navigating in China education market, which requires them to closely track and follow the changes in the regulatory environment. 

Any global strategy is incomplete without a presence in China. So, how do you get ready?








Dr Li Yuan, Professor, Future Education Institute, Beijing Normal University
Dr Li Yuan is a well-recognised thought leader, researcher, advisor and innovator in educational technology and online/blended learning innovation in the UK and China.  She currently works as a Professor at the College of Education for the Future, Beijing Normal University (BNU), China, having worked in educational technology research and innovation in the UK for over 20 years.  She has led and involved in a number of large technology enhanced learning and educational future projects in Europe and collaborative educational research and development projects between the UK and China.

Jane Ru, Sector Lead Education,
Jane has 18 years of experience in strategy, business development and international trade. Working closely with clients, she manages the product development at to cater for client’s full cycle of doing business in China,  delivering successful services through efficient use of resources available at ecosystem.



Ting Zhang, Founder & CEO,
Ting is a thought leader on UK- China trade and investment, and her expertise have been called by governments, businesses and think-tanks alike. On a daily basis, she is passionate about providing high-quality, value-for-money online business services for better engagement with China and beyond.


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