G20 Schools

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G20 Schools is an informal association of secondary schools initiated by David Wylde of St Andrew's College (South Africa) and Anthony Seldon of Wellington College (UK) in 2006.[1]

All the schools claim to have a commitment to excellence and innovation of some sort.[1] The G20 Schools have an annual conference which aims to bring together a group of school Heads who want to look beyond the parochial concerns of their own schools and national associations, and to talk through some key issues facing education, the world, and themselves as educational leaders.[1]

There are actually more than 20 schools in the group, with membership by invitation and vote of existing members.


  • Algeria:
    • Ecole Victor Hugo, Constantine -
    • Ecole Jean Maire, Constantine -
    • Lycee Jugurta, Constantine -
    • Lycee Laveran, Constantine -
    • Paul Bert, Algiers -
    • Lycee Descartes, Algiers -
    • Lycee Omar Racim, Algiers -
    • Lycee Al Mokrani, Algiers -
    • Lycee St Augustin, Annaba
  • United Arab Emirates:
    • Al Itihad National Private School -
    • Raha School -
    • Al Yasmine School -
    • Choueifat School -


The G20 Schools conferences have been held in:

Date School School country
2006 Wellington College, Berkshire[4]  United Kingdom
2007 Bishops Diocesan College and St. Andrew's College[7]  South Africa
2008 King's Academy[1]  Jordan
2009 Harvard Westlake School[6]  United States
2010 The King's School, Parramatta[3]  Australia
2013 Daly College[3]  India