High quality partners

The Institute of Learning offers professional learning programmes in conjunction with high quality partners that exhibit shared values and quality. These include:


  • Durham University, School of Education – The leading university for education in the UK
  • The Council of British International Schools (COBIS) – WCC and IoL are proud to hold a close partnership for both professional learning and for accreditation.
  • University of Cambridge – The IoL, in partnership with University of Cambridge, is able to offer professional learning opportunities that provide access to certificate and diploma level qualifications.
  • Evidence Based Education (EBE) – An award winning provider of training and research in the field of assessment.
  • East China Normal University – A leader in education in China.
  • Nottingham University, Ningbo – A renown School of Education operating in China with a specialism for education in multilingual and multicultural contexts
  • YK Pao School – YK Pao School is a pioneering international Chinese school founded in 2007 with a unique Year 1-12 educational programme that integrates elements of Shanghai and international curricula. The school is a partnership school with the institute of learning for initial teacher education programme.
  • Karen Ardley Associates – A leading and award-winning education consultant working across the globe including a focus in China
  • SpaceZero – Award winning designers that inspire learning through the learning environments they create in schools across the world