COBIS is a membership association of British International Schools of global quality and corporate Supporting Members. Representing over 500 member organisations, COBIS is a responsive organisation, open to current and future opportunities. The association has developed markedly since its foundation, changing to meet the needs and aspirations of its growing global school membership base.
APCLC is a leading Hong Kong research Centre focused on educational leadership and change. APCLC's main aim is to contribute to the global interest in the role and impact of leadership, and more specifically leadership in educational, human service and professional organisations.
The Centre stresses the importance of leadership and leadership development for achieving sustainable change in school systems. These represent key targets for the Centre which focuses on creating research-based knowledge on the practices of leading change, innovation and school improvement in the region.
The Centre also builds on a strong regional foundation of leadership development by contributing new research grounded in the region. This research draws on global theories of leadership as well as exploring indigenous conceptions of leadership. It also creates and transforms knowledge gained from research into practical tools. Please browse the website for information: https://www.eduhk.hk/apclc/
The Department of Education Policy and Leadership was established in 2010. As an important part of the Education University of Hong Kong, the Department contributes actively to programmes at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, prepares students to enter the teaching profession, educates them in the personal, interpersonal, and social dimensions of teachers. The Department prepares leaders for roles in principalship, policy planning and analysis, professional development, and school improvement, inspires students to think critically and ethically by exploring good schools and good societies.
The Department is very involved with Hong Kong’s education reform, the success of which hinges on the sound preparation of teachers, the development of leaders, and close collaboration with local schools. Many of our research and development projects serve and support teachers and leaders.
The Department enjoys connections with local, mainland Chinese and overseas universities, and educational institutions, as well as engage in academic exchange, community service, and professional consultancy. The Department has strong links with The Joseph Lau Luen Hung Charitable Trust Asia Pacific Center for Leadership and Change. It is our vision that the Department will become a leading center for innovative research and professional development of teachers, principals, and educators in Hong Kong, the mainland China, the Asia-Pacific Region, and the wider world community. Please visit our website for details: https://www.eduhk.hk/epl/en/.
The Special Education & Inclusion Association (SENIA) is an association of educators, professionals, and parents reaching regions throughout Asia and beyond. Our mission is to advocate for and provide resources/supports for differently abled individuals. Our vision is to live in an inclusive world where every individual is supported, resources are accessible, potential is maximized, and action is inspired. SENIA hosts an annual conference, including one that is joint with EARCOS every three years. For more information please check out the SENIA website: https://seniainternational.org/.