G30 Schools

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G30 Schools, formerly known as 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, Berkshire, United Kingdom in 2006.[1]

All the schools claim to have a commitment to excellence and innovation of some sort. The G30 Schools have an annual conference which aims to bring together a group of school Heads who want to look beyond the parochial issues of their own schools and national associations and to discuss key issues facing education and their roles as educational leaders.

The association includes 50 schools from 20 countries, with membership by invitation and a vote of existing members. G30 schools are chosen on two criteria: the reputation of the school and the reputation of the school's leader.

Current members[edit]


The G30 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
2011 Geneva   Switzerland
2012 Phillips Exeter Academy and Buckingham Browne and Nichols[7]  United States
2013 Daly College[7]  India
2014 Markham College  Peru
2015 Wellington College and Marlborough College and Stowe  United Kingdom
2016 High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China (RDFZ), Beijing and Chinese International School, Hong Kong  China

Former members[edit]


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