In-person Edruptors Conference 2023
Explore the latest trends in the international schools market and gather new ideas to develop the international plans for your organisation.
Join us in London for a day of active learning!
This one day, in-person conference is for organisations wishing to better understand their opportunities and new business potential within the global international schools market. It will draw upon new insights from the ISC Research Virtual Edruptors Conference for international schools, Fostering agency across the community.
What to expect
We have tailored the agenda to provide you with an enriching experience! Whilst our Field Research team will share insights on the latest market trends that may affect your plans in morning sessions, the afternoon sessions are designed to be interactive, presenting data and trends most relevant to your needs and involving you in group workshops to help you generate contextual ideas.
09:00 – Registration
09:30 – Welcome from the ISC Research team
09:45 – Session 1: Emerging and shifting sectors within the international school market
In this data-led session, we will share current data that matters most for school partners, highlighting the major growth locations for new schools and student enrolment, and the shifts in curricula, assessment and school types that are impacting market growth.
10:45 – Tea / Coffee break
11:00 – Session 2: The place for partnerships to support international school developments
This session will explore current and emerging trends within international school practice and the place of external partnerships, resourcing and services.
12:00 – Session 3: How learner agency is impacting the market
What is learner agency, how and why are international schools embracing it, and how does it impact school partners?
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Interactive session for education suppliers and higher education institutions: Identifying the relevant market data to inform your decisions
Ideal for strategic planning, this workshop will focus on identifying and selecting target markets, identifying the market trends and the schools relevant for your sector, and accessing the country-level factors including government regulations impacting your business.
14:00 – Interactive session for K-12 schools, school groups and investors: Identifying new markets
This session will guide you on how to select potential markets including the data to independently inform your choice, the barriers to entry including government regulations, and how to evaluate the competitive landscape. It will include a workshop on how to model a future school for benchmarking its place within an existing market.
15:15 – Tea / Coffee break
15:45 – Interactive session for education suppliers and higher education institutions: The data and intelligence to support your campaigns
Ideal for all who are actively involved in selling or marketing, this workshop will explore how you can use data segmentation, content and events to target your sales approaches and your marketing campaigns.
15:45 – Interactive session for K-12 schools, school groups and investors: Making the right decisions – the business models and the partnerships
This session will include a presentation on the range of business models and options for generating income streams via an overseas presence, and explain what investors are looking for in a school partner and how to prepare for and select trusted partners. It will include a workshop that focuses on preparing your school portfolio to identify the right investor partnership.
17:00 – Thank you and drinks reception