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APCLC Directors Gave Invited Presentations at Mainland China Universities

Prof. Allan Walker (Joseph Lau Chair Professor of International Educational Leadership, Director of APCLC and Dean of FEHD) and Dr Qian Haiyan (Co-Director of APCLC) were invited to give presentations to leaders and academics at universities of Mainland China – Southwest University, Guizhou Normal College and Yunnan Normal University this summer.

Prof. Walker and Dr Qian’s presentation “Leading for the Future: The Challenge of Diversity and Inclusion” discussed the leadership challenges associated with leading inclusive schools catering for the diverse needs. They believe that future schools are educationally inclusive, where teaching and learning, attitudes and well-being of every young person matters. Some leadership qualities are expected of leaders leading inclusive and diverse schools. Their presentation discussed these leadership qualities, with particular reference to the context of China.