Red Lion Education signed agreement with 30 institutes to set up international vocational education alliance

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  • (1888PressRelease) November 02, 2017 - Initiated by the Hong Kong Red Lion Global Education Group, 30 overseas vocational institutes and Boill Holding Group signed to join the ” Belt and Road International Vocational Education Alliance of Red Lion ” (hereinafter referred to as the “Red Lion Alliance”) in the former site of China Vocational Education Association in Shanghai. Apart from the signing ceremony, the event marked that the Red Lion Group officially entered the China mainland and was also a salon for the international vocational schools. In addition, cooperation of the schools at home and abroad, resources sharing, the latest industry model, complete solution of vocational education were discussed.

    According to the signing parties, Education + is the development philosophy of the Red Lion Alliance”. With “Integrating the world, Connecting with the future” as the theme, the event aims to drive the global development of vocational education with new models and ideas using the resources at home and abroad.

    The attending parties included international government representatives, domestic and overseas vocational colleges and well-known enterprises, who greatly facilitated the communication across the academia and industry. Zhou Hanmin, Director of the China Vocational Education Association and Standing Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), representatives of the Belt and Road and presidents of the overseas institutes were present at the event, including delegates from Czech embassy and Singapore Vocational Association, and 17 representatives from overseas schools, such as POTOMAC, LAURUS, CALVERT, KENT, MEGA, IMPACT, INSIGHT, ELITE ENGLISH, and TORRENS.Participants also included Ping An Trust, EY, Boill Holding, Aier Eye Hpspital and Beijing Culture and other 16 enterprises; as well as the local education institutions including Shanghai Business School, Shanghai Commercial Accounting School, Shanghai Industry And Commerce College and other 12 institutions. Meanwhile, the event also discussed university-enterprise cooperation in film and television production, medical care, digital information, e-commerce, industrial manufacturing, modern service industry.

    Hong Kong Red Lion Group is a global education group that provides educational services around the world. Advocating the philosophy of Education +, the group integrates education resources globally and is committed to establishing the education system connected to the future. Dr Patrick Loke, the founder of Red Lion said that Red Lion strives to introduce the global education resources into China mainland, bridge the domestic and overseas colleges, and build an education complex with financial services as a tool. By doing so, a global vocational education alliance can be built. Hence the globalization of Chinese vocational education under the guidance of the Belt and Road theories.

    It was agreed that the Red Lion alliance model has positive significance for industry development. At the same time, a platform across academia, research and industry can be built through the cooperation among the alliance, enterprises, colleges and financial institutions. In this way, the global resources can be introduced to the vocational education in China and in turn accelerate its global development. Red Lion is indeed an innovator and pioneer in the global development of vocational education.

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