AEGIS BSA Conference 13 -14 March 2019
We are excited to announce the joint AEGIS conference with the Boarding Schools' Association (BSA) on Wednseday 13th - Thursday 14th March 2019, at the Marriott, Regent's Park, London, NW3 3ST. The conference is suitable for guardianship and school staff, agents and anyone working with and supporting international students in the UK. A drinks reception and evening dinner is included for the first time, providing a great networking opportunity.
The conference programme includes:
- Guardianship case studies
- Gareth Cort - staying safe online
- Guardianship policies and keeping children safe with Stuart Nicholson, Principal Cambridge Centre for Sixth Form Studies and Dale Wilkins, Head of Safeguarding and Standards, BSA
- Education post Brexit with John Punter, Head of Public Affairs, ISC
- Guardianship issues panel discussion
- Simon Lebus, Perse School Governor - extending your brand overseas
- After dinner speakers Russell Earnshaw and John Fletcher, Former England RFU Pathway coaches for U15 and U18 and coach development
For further details and to book: AEGIS BSA Conference 2019
We are very pleased to welcome 5 new schools as AEGIS members:
All believing in best practice in guardianship and hosting of international students! Thank you for your support!
We're off to a flying start for the new academic year. Our independent inspection team has been hard at work over the summer.
A condition of AEGIS membership is for companies to undergo re-inspection every 4 years. We are delighted to announce recent re-accreditations for:
White House Guardianships - Bournemouth
Students International - Melton Mowbray
And we also welcome new guardianship company Ruyang, who recently gained full AEGIS accreditation.
Congratulations to all and a big thank you to our inspection team. Many more inspections are in the pipeline.
Congratulations to Guardians International Support (GIS) for gaining full AEGIS accreditation! The GIS directors have over 25 years experience of operating within the UK boarding school sector and provide a guardianship service that puts the child first.
We have had much interest from schools and colleges recently, wanting to ensure they are doing all they can to safeguard their international students.
Welcome to our newest member - DLD College London, operating from a purpose built campus in the heart of London overlooking Westminster and the Thames River. There are around 500 students at the college, some of whom are preparing for A Levels, some studying for their GCSEs, and some studying for BTECs and International Foundation Programmes.
We welcome Ashwicke Hall School as an AEGIS member and thank them for their support! Ashwicke Hall School is a co-educational school for 11 to 18yrs set in 148 acres of picturesque parkland near Bath.
We welcome Cherwell College Oxford as an AEGIS member. Cherwell College is a major GCSE and Sixth Form College in Oxford, offering a wide selection of subjects and catering for a diverse range of individuals, both as full-time students and on their popular short-term revision courses. Thank you for your support!
We are very pleased to be able to offer our member guardianship organisations a sales training session with Nicola Lutz, owner of www.nofluff.biz. Nicola has 23 years of experience in sales training and international education, and is also Director of StudyTravel.
The session will be held at the Boarding Schools’ Association on Wednesday 18th July 2018 from 10.00 – 13.00.
134-136 Buckingham Palace Road
The cost of the session will be £50 plus VAT. Please contact email@example.com to register or complete and return the registration form found below. Limited places available.
Congratulations to Sutherland Education for gaining AEGIS re-accreditation! Sutherland Education, established in 1965 and based in Surrey, provides educational guardianship services for international students.
AEGIS and BSA announce ‘ground-breaking’ partnership
The BSA and the Association for the Education and Guardianship for International Students (AEGIS), the UK’s leading organisation for guardianship for international students, have announced a partnership to promote higher standards.
AEGIS and BSA will remain separate organisations, but AEGIS Chair Dr Helen Wright will attend board meetings of BSA, and BSA CEO Robin Fletcher will attend meetings of AEGIS trustees and AEGIS Executive Officer Yasemin Wigglesworth will also be joining BSA’s Senior Leadership Team.
In a joint statement, Dr Helen Wright and BSA Chairman Martin Reader said: “AEGIS and BSA are very excited by this ground-breaking partnership. Working in partnership means AEGIS and BSA can extend their services to members and work to raise the standards of guardianship.”