International Education Partnership Announcement Ceremony with Sedbergh School

BCIS belongs to the high school system of EQuest Education Group in Ho Chi Minh City, cooperating in international education with the 500-year-old Sedbergh school of the United Kingdom.

On November 11, Bilingual Canadian International School (BCIS), a member of EQuest Education Group in Ho Chi Minh City, and 500-year-old Sedbergh School of Sedbergh School International Limited of the United Kingdom officially announced educational cooperation and commitment to building an international academic environment in Vietnam with the official name: Sedbergh Vietnam Program.

Sedbergh Vietnam offers Vietnamese students the opportunity to access the international curriculum of a school with nearly 500 years of history – Sedbergh School in the UK, to perfect the necessary skills and knowledge, helping students develop comprehensively in today’s globalized world.

Sedbergh Vietnam – UK international bilingual program taught at BCIS, part of the high school system of EQuest Education Group, teaching bilingual programs combined with international programs since 2003 and has more than 8 generations of students who have graduated, are studying and working around the world.

Mr. Peter James Corcoran, Head of School of Canadian International School System, said: “The partnership between BCIS and Sedbergh School will open a new journey filled with pride for BCIS. Students will not only inherit the the educational quintessence of a school with a 500-year history, but also have many more opportunities to study abroad and cultural exchanges between Vietnam and the UK. We believe in the harmony of educational philosophy and goals of the two schools will bring the best values ​​to students.”

Mr. Peter Marshall, CEO of Sedbergh School International Limited, shared: “We are honored to cooperate with BCIS to bring the Sedbergh Vietnam program. We are committed to long-term companionship in implementing comprehensive education and support for students studying in Vietnam or in the UK”.

In Vietnam, in recent years, bilingual education has been the top choice of many parents and students. The birth of Sedbergh Vietnam is an important milestone for the international academic connection between two prestigious educational corporations of the UK and Vietnam. At the same time, it is an upgrade and improvement not only in the curriculum but also in the comprehensive development environment for students: training quality, facilities, learning experience, teaching staff, output certificates, study abroad opportunities and career opportunities.

Accordingly, the program for students from elementary to high school will not be replaced but will be supplemented with subjects according to Cambridge standards or skills training/extracurricular subjects specifically for Sedbergh students. This is the premise for creating new milestones for Bilingual Canadian International School (BCIS) in its goal of becoming the leading international bilingual school in the Southern region.

Sedbergh School is one of the UK’s leading independent boarding schools with a long and distinguished history. Founded in 1525, Sedbergh School is known for its achievements in academics, sports, music and performing arts. The school has a strong international reputation, attracting pupils and students from more than 50 countries.

Mr. Dan Harrison, Principal of Sedbergh School UK, said: “This is an important development step for the UK education system in Vietnam, opening up new opportunities for Vietnamese students to access world-class academic programs. Sedbergh School has a long history dating back to 1525, central to our educational philosophy is the advice and care of the whole student, with a wide choice of academic and extra-curricular opportunities and a commitment to achieving excellence in every aspect of education. We are ready to support the development of a long-term cooperative relationship with EQuest Education Group throughout Vietnam.”

Currently, EQuest has more than 362,000 students studying each year at member units, including high schools, universities, vocational colleges, foreign language teaching and educational technology platforms.

EQuest Education Group is committed to providing students with a high quality education to strengthen their competitiveness and prepare a generation of students to succeed in a globalized world.

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