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Freddie Cloke

Head of Schools Development

Freddie is the Head of School Development at ISC Research, who is responsible for originating new international school development and acquisition opportunities. He advises Education Investors, Real Estate Developers, School Operators, School Groups, Foreign Governments, and Independent Schools on their K-12 market strategies. He spends much of his time travelling globally to visit schools and investors to advise on new development pathways.

Before joining ISC Research, Freddie co-founded the Wuhan British Business Association to connect UK and Chinese businesses, collaborating on events with the UK Department for International Trade and the British Consulate General, Wuhan. Whilst leading the Association, Freddie advised universities in both the UK and Wuhan on how to identify commercial partnership opportunities in the areas of research and student exchange. He also established an education consultancy business in China to recruit Chinese students to UK independent schools and universities.



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2025 International School Awards: Applications now open!
2025 International School Awards: Applications now open!

Hosted annually in January by ISC Research, the International School Awards shine a spotlight on the inspiring initiatives developed and led by international school leaders, educators and students. The International School Awards 2025 are now open for nominations. The closing date for this year’s applications is Friday 5th July 2024. Read more

Insights into international curricula trends and growth
Insights into international curricula trends and growth

International schools offer a range of curricula and are a key consideration for parents when selecting the right school for their children. Choosing a curriculum that best fits a student's learning style and provides them with a foundation for their future are both part of this decision-making process. Read more

Empowered leaders empowering learners
Empowered leaders empowering learners

UNIS Hanoi believe strongly that great leaders are made, and not born. Megan Brazil and Jenny-Lee Moore from UNIS Hanoi share some advice to help empower international school leaders. Read more


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We are dedicated and committed to supporting the broader international schools community by providing data, trends and intelligence. Since 1994, we have guided schools with their growth plans, informed investors on new school development, helped universities to engage with international schools, and advised education suppliers that are supporting the market.