About the Festival

Be part of the premier education event of the year

The Festival of Education is one of the most inspiring educational events in China for educators. Hosted by Wellington College International Shanghai.

Celebrating educators

Immerse yourself in an uplifting and fun environment, highlighting all that is positive in the education community.

Invaluable content

At the heart of the Festival is an understanding that learning should be inspiring, engaging and fun. The Festival is no ordinary education conference, from challenging debates to expert orators, renowned headliners, and unexpected new contributors.


Meet and engage with new and old friends. With over 1,000 attendees and a relaxed, informal setting, the Festival is the perfect environment to network.

We're delighted to host China Festival of Education. This festival fosters a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth, crucial for educators to stay abreast of evolving educational trends and methodologies.

Julian Jeffrey, Chief Executive Master

About the China Festival of Education

The Festival of Education, a renowned event created by Wellington College in the UK, is set to return to China in 2024. Aimed at educators, the 7th China Festival of Education will provide an unparalleled platform for teachers to learn, grow and connect with other like-minded individuals in the field of education.

With its tagline, “Where those who inspire find their own inspiration” the Festival promises to be a space where educators can share their innovative ideas, participate in insightful discussions, and engage in activities designed to foster creativity and collaboration.

The China Festival that has gained widespread recognition with its previous editions. The 7th edition is sure to be a valuable experience for teachers in China and the surrounding ASEAN region looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of education.

At the heart of the Festival is an understanding that learning should be inspiring, engaging and fun. The Festival is no ordinary education conference. From challenging debates to expert orators, and from renowned headliners to unexpected new connections, the Festival of Education is an event where those who inspire find their own inspiration.

The China Festival of Education is a collaboration between Wellington College International School Shanghai and the curators behind the UK Festival, Wellington College and EducationScape. The Festival of Education was created by Wellington College, a leading school in the UK. It has grown to become one of the most significant education events in the UK with over 5,000 educators accessing over 300 speakers across two days.

Don’t miss the 7th China Festival of Education.

Invaluable Content

The China Festival of Education, hosted by Wellington College International School Shanghai, is set to welcome over 50 renowned speakers and more than 850 attendees from the education sector in china and beyond.

Our goal is to create a platform where we can redefine and advance the education discourse, ensuring that we continue to lead, encourage discussion, and showcase what is crucial for our collective future.

Alongside keynote speakers, we will also provide attendees with an array of content covering some of the major topics in education. Our content will divided into strands and sessions.

We’re currently planning our content for this year’s event. But can confirm that strand topics will include:

  • AI/Education Technology
  • Climate and Environmental Sustainability
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Coaching
  • Leadership
  • Policy and Research
  • Staff Wellbeing
  • Student Wellbeing
  • Student Voice
  • The Art and Science of Teaching
  • The Future of Education

At the core of the Festival lies the belief that learning should be exciting, engaging, and enjoyable. This Festival is more than just a standard education conference. It will feature thought-provoking debates, captivating speakers, and exciting opportunities for networking and building new connections. The Festival of Education is where inspiration and inspiration-seekers meet.

Make sure you don’t miss the 7th China Festival of Education.

Festival Vibe

The Festival is no ordinary education event: Taking inspiration from other well-known art and entertainment festivals, we provide unique content in a relaxed Festival environment.

Set within the stunning grounds of Wellington College International School Shanghai, we will create a relaxed, informal and inspiring learning environment.

Attendees will also have access to street-food catering, open entertainment, and informal seating to ensure that your time away from the stimulating sessions is as enjoyable as possible.

Our Partners

Our exhibitors will represent a breadth of businesses, all sharing a passion for the education sector and a wish to communicate and network with like-minded and interested individuals.

Across the day, attendees will be able to meet with various organisations and learn more about their education offers.

Further information about our partnership options will be available soon. If you would like further information about partnership options, please email shane.mann@educationscape.com

Check out the UK Festival 🇬🇧

The 13th UK Festival of Education took place in July 2023 on the beautiful ground of Wellington College. Located just outside of London, the Festival attracts over 5,000 educators from across the UK and beyond. Check out their highlights video for a taster of what is heading to the Bangkok this November.

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