In the context of dramatic technological and societal changes, the future of international student recruitment from China will be under the microscope at NZIEC 2017.

Education New Zealand is pleased to announce that Mr Zhou Chenggang, president and chief executive officer of New Oriental Education and Technology Group, will be joining conference as keynote speaker.

Using insights from his work with New Oriental, one of China’s largest student recruitment agencies, President Zhou will outline some of the key trends currently shaping student recruitment from China. He will also highlight what he thinks the future will have in store for New Zealand international student recruiters.

Alex Grace, ENZ Regional Director for Greater China and North Asia, says, “New Oriental has longstanding partnerships with schools and tertiary institutions across New Zealand. We’re looking forward to hearing President Zhou’s insights on the future of the Chinese student market and implications for New Zealand international education marketers.”

During his more than 30-year career in the education sector, President Zhou has been awarded the Leader in Chinese Educational Enterprise and Outstanding Individual in Education Industry in 2011-2013 awards, and was the 2010 Person of the Year (Tencent, Global News, and Beijing Morning Post).

Check out the NZIEC website to find out more about President Zhou and his keynote address.