A Unique Teaching Team
The BFSU ICC has 25 teachers with 9 international teachers who come from the United Kingdom, the United States of America, India, Egypt, Kenya, Bangladesh.
In addition, 80% of the teachers graduated from university abroad; furthermore, 2 of the teaching staffs have PHDs. As we are situated on a university campus, we have access to all of the university amenities such as the library, sports facilities and academic activities. In addition, students have weekly lectures delivered by university faculty members.
曹文 CAO Wen
Professor, Beijing Foreign Studies University
Chief Academic Officer, BFSU International
Academic Advisor of E PLUS Education, BFSU
Director, Beijing Foreign Studies University International Curriculum Centre
PhD, University of Nottingham
Visiting Scholar, University of Cambridge
Internationalization is at the heart of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU).
Internationalization is a difficult concept to define. From its inception, Beijing Foreign Studies University has entwined the development of China with the university’s mission. As China and global cultures embrace their rapidly expanding relationships, BFSU continues to play a significant and dynamic role in the process.
International Education Group, Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU International) is committed to the mission of BFSU. Our vision, guided by our core values of Dream, Passion, Persistence and Share, is to “Establish the Excellence of International Education”.
First, we commit ourselves to the exploration of international education as a leading concept of our endeavors. Through our explorations, BFSU International provides aims to provide our understandings of "what", "why" and "how". BFSU International conceptualize ideas, sets standard, builds system and leads future growth of international education.
Second, we commit ourselves to visible actions. This is reflected in the design and implementation of our academic and management policies utilizing international standards, our talent cultivation through a curriculum focusing on "international competence", and evaluation of education effectiveness based on student successes and social recognition.
Third, we commit ourselves to the development of international education that is inclusive of all ages. Rather than basing our educational ethos solely at the tertiary level, BFSU International combines the university’s academic pursuit and global perspectives with young learner education, initiating and implementing an inclusive education system ranging from K-12.
Fourth, we commit ourselves to the creation of a platform of international education by gathering educational teams and organizations who share our values and visions. Together, we will strive to form an interactive growth model which leads to the prosperity and diversity of international education.
Relying on 70 years of language education and profound international education experience, BFSU International is committed to our mission “Fulfill Our Children, Surpass Ourselves”. We embrace the chance to tackle the challenges and opportunities of globalization in an effort to build excellence in international education.
Dr. Clarken is the Academic Principal of BFSU ICC. She was a post-doctoral fellow in linguistics of Michigan Institute of Technology and received her Bachelor’s Degree of international studies and Master’s Degree of English at Northern Michigan University. Once served as the director of the international English department of the Affiliated High School of Renmin University of China, she is familiar with A Level, AP, IB and other international high school curriculum systems. Dr. Clarken has rich English teaching experience and introduced the most cutting-edge language learning methods into the classroom to improve and expand students’ language ability, cultivating students to become more competitive for foreign universities admission. As a Doctor of Linguistics, she not only teaches languages, but also introduces western culture and history to her students, inspiring them to think and have a deeper and comprehensive understanding of foreign cultures.
Deputy Academic Principal of International Curriculum Center, BFSU; A Level math teacher. Master of Education from Harvard University, Master of Education and Psychology from Cambridge University, Bachelor of Mathematics with Education from Cambridge University. During university studies, my main research was in the field of cognitive psychology and developmental psychology, focusing on the development and cultivation of metacognition and executive functions in youth. I hope to take advantage of the best practices and educational ideologies in different countries and help our students to reach their fullest potential. With more than ten years of overseas studying and working experience, personal Cambridge IG and A Level learning experience, and educational theories learnt at Cambridge and Harvard, I aim to help each child find the most suitable university and major and become an independent, passionate and mature individual.
Eilin Liu is the Director of Department of Study Abroad Counselling, BFSU ICC. She has more than 10 years of work experience in the field of study abroad counseling. Once served as the director of Counselling Office of the International Curriculum Center of the Affiliated High School of Renmin University of China, she has been one of the founders of the Counselling Office for many top high schools in China, including Shenzhen Foreign Languages School. Liu is also one of the first senior counsellors in China to provide admission planning for international school students of Chinese nationality, and one of the first Chinese counsellors who joined the International Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC). In 2018, Liu was appointed by Cambridge Assessment International Education as a Member of the Cambridge School Community Board, part of the School Counsellors and Recognitions Community.