Australia-China Achievement Award
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced Haileybury as a finalist in the Australia-China Achievement Awards for its ground breaking work in taking Australian secondary education to China.
Prime Minister Abbott announced the award during his speech at the Parliament House Dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping. Foreign Minister, the Hon Julie Bishop MP congratulated Haileybury and the other finalists and winners for their leadership and contribution to the Australia-China relationship.
Haileybury is the first Australian school to have a campus for Chinese students in China. The Wuqing Campus is now in its second year of operation and when full in three years time will have 1,200 boarding students. Haileybury students from Melbourne also spend time at the Campus. Haileybury also delivers the VCE in eight partner schools in China.
The Award is recognition of Haileybury's commitment to international education.
"Special congratulations go to Dr Nicholas Dwyer who has pioneered Haileybury's work in China. He is the leading expert in the delivery of Australian secondary education in China." Derek Scott, Principal
Principal Derek Scott and Prime Minister Tony Abbott