Dedicated to promoting a truly global education for the younger generation, KWG Education Group has recently reached a long term collaboration agreement with Magdalen College School, Oxford, U.K. (MCS), to jointly advance the development of international school education across China.
This marks a significant progress for KWG Education Group’s international school division, as well as an important strategic move in view of the push for international education collaborations in the Greater Bay Area. Meanwhile, the initiative will be a transformative milestone for MCS and will support its future strategic goals in the U.K. as MCS prepares for its 550th anniversary in 2030.
英国牛津莫德林学院学校历史悠久、源远流长、人才辈出，是西方基础教育历史上一颗璀璨的明珠。它与牛津大学莫德林学院(Magdalen College, the University of Oxford)同根同源，由威廉·韦恩弗利特(William of Waynflete)于1480年创建。校园坐落于英国牛津市中心，查威尔河河畔，校舍古典优雅。
Founded in 1480 by William of Waynflete, MCS is located in the center of Oxford on the banks of the River Cherwell, with a beautiful classical campus. Originally founded as part of Magdalen College (University of Oxford), with which it still retains a connection. MCS has a long history of cultivating outstanding talent in its pupils, making it a truly exceptional independent school in the U.K.
In terms of academic results and university entries, MCS is one of the most consistent top performing schools in the U.K based on A-Level rankings. Approximately 25% of MCS’ graduating students are admitted to the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge each year. The school has a strong track record in sports, drama, and music, as well as a reputation for fostering partnerships with the local communities. MCS hosts a wide range of projects and events annually to ensure students make a positive and lasting contribution to their communities. In 2019, MCS was named the Southeast Independent Secondary School of the Year by The Sunday Times. In 2020, MCS ranks among the top independent secondary schools in The Sunday Times Schools Guide, placed sixth nationally and third in the Southeast. MCS currently offers education for boys from age 7 and above, as well as co-education for sixth-form students in the U.K.
By working together and making full use of each other’s competitive edge and resources, the two parties plan to provide top-notch education in China under the MCS brand. One that reflects MCS’ethos and excellent teaching record, as well as KWG Group Holdings’ rich operational experiences across China. The collaboration aims to offer international education steep in both Chinese and English cultures and teaching methods to produce top rated students.
The first school of the collaboration is planned to open in 2024 in the Greater Bay Area. It will play an important role in nurturing talents and enabling the cultural exchanges for the local communities, as well as empowering the younger generation through a multilateral, innovation-driven, top-class education.
KWG Education Group was established in 2017. With the mission of "letting students enjoy growth and returning education to its roots", KWG Education Group has established institutions of pre-school education, international education, vocational studies and extra-curricular activities learning centers. Supporting its operation with research, technology and investments in the education sector, it strives to establish a comprehensive, integrated and innovative education ecosystem to provide high-quality resources for its students, teachers, schools and the society, as a respected education brand.