Switzerland has been ranked as the top 1 innovative country successively for 11 years with 27 Nobel Prize laureates among 8.613 million population. Excellence in innovation and technology is achieved by the Swiss advanced education ecosystem. Key features of Swiss education, including pursuing excellence, diversity, and innovation attracts people to study in Switzerland globally.
Swiss Education Ecosystem is a webinar session organized by Swissnex in China and EHL. We are pleased to invite three guest speakers, who are ambassadors devoted to representing Swiss education in different academic stages.
Jackie Shao, Education consultant of Swiss Learning will share her insights regarding Swiss junior academy and boarding school. Swiss Learning dedicates to bringing together the best “Swiss Actors” on the international scene regarding junior academies, boarding schools, and private hospitality management education institutions.
Libing Gu, Head of Academic Relations in Swissnex in China will present us with Swiss public higher education systems. Switzerland has 2 federal institutes of technology, 10 universities, and 9 universities of applied sciences, which provides variety in academic fields and future professional pathways.
Finally, Jean-Baptiste Berguerand, Consultant of EHL Advisory Services, is going to discuss the reasons behind Swiss hospitality management and vocational training predominant position on an international scale.
19:00 – 19:10 Welcome speech
Ruiye Wang, Swissnex in China & EHL, Junior Project Manager, Digital Hospitality
19:10 – 19:25 Presentation
Jackie Shao, Swiss Learning, Education Consultant
19:25 – 19:40 Presentation
Libing Gu, Swissnex in China, Head of Academic Relations
19:40 – 19:55 Presentation
Jean-Baptiste Berguerand, EHL Advisory Services, Consultant
19:55 – 20:10 Q & A, Lucky draw
Jackie ShaoEducation Consultant, Swiss Learning
Jackie Shao is the Chief Education Counsellor of Swiss Learning in China. Jackie has profound experience and knowledge in the Swiss education system. From the junior academy to higher education, Switzerland is always one of the dream destinations, especially in the field of innovation. Since 2010, perceiving excellence in the Swiss education system, a growing number of Chinese families decide to choose Switzerland as an education destination for their family members. In recent years with the COVID pandemic strikes, studying in Switzerland is still a hot choice.
Libing GuHead of Academic Relations, Swissnex in China
Libing holds a Bachelor Degree in Italian Language and Literature and a Master Degree in Public Administration. Before joining Swissnex in China as Head of Academic Relations in 2018, she served as Project Manager at a foreign government agency in Shanghai and International Relations Office of Chinese university mainly in charge of the promotion of international collaboration in higher education and scientific research.
Jean-Baptiste BerguerandConsultant, EHL Advisory Services
Consultant of EHL Advisory Services China, JB’s role involves the development of food and beverage concepts, hospitality operational planning and vocational training related activities. Before joining EHL Advisory Services, JB was general manager at Global Infusion Group Shanghai with over 60 staff, managing China-focused – Asia extended F&B and hospitality events, which includes Porsche Snowforce, Michelin Bibendum Challenge, Shenzhen Universiades, etc. With over 10 years of working experience in events, restaurants, kitchens and front offices, JB has a strong operational background in all aspects of hospitality areas. JB graduated from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), he speaks French, German and English, as well as a working proficiency in Mandarin. He is very passionate about travelling and discovering new F&B experiences, most important, he is an enthusiast snowboarder.
EHL (Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne)
For over 125 years, EHL has pioneered the methods of Swiss hospitality education and set the standards of excellence in this field. Today, EHL combines the Swiss values of academic rigor and industry practice with creativity and innovation for modern hospitality management degrees that prepare graduates to lead the future of the industry and the world.
IN COLLABORATION WITH
Swiss Learning has been established in Geneva since 2006 with offices developed globally. Swiss Learning is managed by the best boarding school board members in Switzerland directly. Swiss Learning dedicates to presenting the world with a profound and excellent education tradition. Swiss learning, China office was established in 2021 contributing to connecting Swiss education institutions with Chinese families and helping Chinese students to access top Swiss private schools, camps, and building networks.
EHL Advisory Services
EHL Advisory Services is the largest Swiss hospitality advisory company specializing in service culture implementation, business consulting, as well as development and quality assurance of learning centres. EHL Advisory Services has delivered mandates in more than 60 countries over the past 40 years. EHL Advisory Services has the purpose to raise the level of excellence in partners’ organizations! With solutions that help them tackle contemporary challenges and prepare for future growth.