Tuesday 27 October 2020 - 00:01 to Sunday 20 December 2020 - 12:59

To further the common understanding reached around key challenges and practices in the design and delivery of EMI programmes in the 2019 Symposium, in 2020 the British Council China in partnership with CEAIE is convening a series of international symposia around the topic of English Medium Higher Education (EMHE), scheduled from October through December 2020. These events will look at more specific areas of English Medium Education within Higher Education, such as high-level quality standards, research and developing a supporting environment that nurtures high quality education. 

By end of the Symposia series, we hope participants (and the wider audience of professionals) would have:  

  • become more aware of global policies and practices in quality standards for EME programmes
  • be informed of key research conducted globally to support evidence-based policy making, and encouraging collaboration in research
  • be updated with supporting resources, modes and good practices around EME teaching and learning via case studies 
Symposium Themes Date Time

Sym 1 
As part of China Annual Conference for International Education & Expo (CACIE)

Programme, registration link and materials for download

Quality assurance Tue 27 Oct 2020 16.00-19.00 Beijing Time / 08.00-11.00 UK time 


Programme, registration link and materials for download

EME research  Thu 19 Nov 2020 16.00-18.00 Beijing Time/08.00-10.00 UK time 


Programme, registration link and materials for download

EME supporting environments and systems Wed 16 Dec 2020   16.00-18.00 Beijing Time/09.00-10.00 UK time