Adult learning

Mat Wright


Call for proposals

Key dates

Submission deadline: Tuesday 14 April 2015

Course date: preferably mid-Aug to mid-Nov 2015


Yunnan Education Centre for International Exchange (YECIE) is looking for a UK partner to provide a three month long professional training course in the UK for middle-level administrators and managers from universities in Yunnan province. 

YECIE is based in China’s Yunnan province in Southwest China where the provincial government has identified a shortage of international management skills and experience as an obstacle to implementing its internationalisation strategy for higher education.


YECIE wants to cultivate a group of middle-level administrators and managers from universities, vocational colleges and government bodies who have the international skills and vision to improve the management of higher education institutions in Yunnan province.


  • Participants on the course should improve their ability to communicate in English, enhance their cross-cultural understanding, and develop their international leadership and management skills.
  • Visits to relevant institutions and organisations should be incorporated in the programme, as should case studies and workshops focusing on specific skill areas, such as financial and personnel management.
  • The course should be 13 weeks in length, preferably from mid-August to mid-November 2015.
  • The course should accommodate 15-20 people and be delivered within a budget of 100,000RMB per participant, preferably less.

Other requirements

Accommodation and interpretation services should be arranged as part of the programme budget.

Who should apply?

UK leadership training providers

How to apply

UK providers interested in this opportunity should send a proposed programme outline and a detailed quotation to by Tuesday 14 April 2015.