G20 Schools

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

G20 Schools is an informal association of secondary schools initiated by David Wylde of St. Andrew's College, Grahamstown (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. 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.

Despite the association's name, there are actually 50 schools in the group, with membership by invitation and vote of existing members.



The G20 Schools conferences have been held in:

Date School School country
2006 Wellington College, Berkshire  United Kingdom
2007 Bishops Diocesan College and St. Andrew's College[12]  South Africa
2008 King's Academy  Jordan
2009 Harvard Westlake School[1]  United States
2010 The King's School, Parramatta  Australia
2012 Phillips Exeter Academy and Buckingham Browne and Nichols[7]  United States
2013 Daly College[7]  India


  1. ^ a b c d e Cathi Choi (24 March 2009). "Hudnut hosts International G20 summit". Harvard-Westlake Chronicle. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Hawkes, Tim (28 March 2008). "The King's School Parramatta Herald" (PDF). Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "G20 Schools". Weekly Bulletindate=2013. Brookhouse School. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "School Affiliations". Ivanhoe Grammar School. 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "G20 Schools". King's College enews. 29 April 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Appointment of Head" (PDF). St Peter's College. 2009. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d Thomas E. Hassan (2013). "Global Independent Schools Talk Shop". The Exeter Bulletin. Phillips Exeter Academy. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Raffles Institution School Brochure 2013". issuu.com. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g Michael Kaplan (April 22, 2008). "School to host G20 Conference next year". Harvard-Westlake Chronicle. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 
  10. ^ "welcome to Markham College". Markham College. 2007. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c Aidan Smith (July 2013). "G20 Deputy Heads Conference Wellington College" (PDF). Academic Newsletter. St Andrew's College. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c d Stephen Lowry (5 June 2007). "G20 Conference" (PDF). St Stithian's College. Retrieved 25 October 2014.