China Schools Awards

Celebrating the best of international-oriented K12 education in mainland China

How do I apply for the China Schools Awards?

Your organisation can apply for up to three awards.

Please complete the ‘Organisation Information’ form first, then a separate form for each award application.

Once you begin to fill out the form, your answers will be kept safely in your browser’s local storage for 15 days.

The submission deadline is 18:00 China time, Saturday 17th September, 2022.

The only applications accepted are those completed and submitted by the deadline. No changes will be accepted on this form after receipt of your submission. If you would like to make an alteration after submission, please contact us at before the 17th September deadline.

For more information please download the China Schools Awards 2022 Application Pack!

Award Categories

There are ten award categories – most awards are open to schools based in mainland China, while some are open to school suppliers or other organisations. The winners will be selected by an independent panel of experts.

This award recognises the school that has best endeavoured, through innovation or a raft of protocols, to create a supportive and inclusive environment for the whole school community, enabling all to thrive in their educational journey.

This award recognises the organisation delivering the most dependable services and/or supply of high-quality products and ensuring schools and students have the environment, equipment and expertise to create an optimum learning experience.

This award recognises the school that shows the greatest commitment and innovation in developing confidence, an enterprising mindset and the creative and collaborative skills its students need to thrive beyond their university pathways into the world of work.

This award recognises the school that provides the most outstanding opportunities for students to develop skills outside the classroom and/or shows the greatest innovation and commitment in providing for their emotional, social, ethical and academic needs.

This award recognises the school delivering the most outstanding overall provision and benefit to its students and local community in the first three years of its operation.

This award recognises the school that has demonstrated the greatest dedication and innovation in providing world-class pastoral care to its students and wider school community.

This award recognises the organisation providing the most sustainable, innovative, culturally congruous and/or otherwise outstanding school design services to schools, facilitating better learning and wellbeing for students and school communities, and responding thoughtfully to local environments.

This award recognises the school that has most successfully integrated innovative STEM and EdTech into its teaching and learning, elevating and enhancing the broadest range of learning experiences through the intelligent application of technologies.

This award recognises the school that has made the most outstanding efforts in ensuring the continued professional and personal growth of their staff, and promoting wellbeing and balance in the working lives of its academic, administrative, leadership and function teams.

This award recognises the school sustainability project that most fully showcases its students’ innovative thought, design skills and true understanding of the impact sustainability projects have on our environment and communities.

Awards for British Chamber members

There is one award open to British Chamber member companies offering outstanding education product. This award unlike all the others, will be based not on the judging panel decisions, but on a vote of attending heads on the day.

In addition to the awards shown above, there will be one special award granted to the education company offering the most innovative and compelling pitch in a competition on the night of the Gala Award Ceremony, and voted for by attending Heads from internationally-oriented schools around China.

Patron of the China Schools Awards

Stephen Ellison,
British Consul-General Chongqing

“It is an honour to be appointed as the patron of the China Schools Awards 2022, organised by the British chambers of commerce in China. The China Schools Awards provides a timely opportunity to bring together all those involved in providing the very best international-oriented education in schools across mainland China and to celebrate the exceptional work that these schools continue to do in spite of extremely challenging circumstances. I am thoroughly looking forward to welcoming attendees to Chengdu in November to celebrate these successes and wish all schools the best of luck in their applications.”

See the success of last year's British Schools Awards!

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