Month: July 2019

In Montessori, the individual human child matters

Maria Montessori is one of the 20th century’s greatest champions of the well-being of children. Her ideas have directly and indirectly impacted the lives of countless children, and her influence on parents and educators is only growing.   If you read Maria Montessori, however, you’ll notice that she does not talk much about “children.” Rather, she… Read more »

Leader of China offices thrives off mentorship, collaboration

Steve Xu, like so many others at Higher Ground Education, has an amazingly unique story. Based out of Hong Kong, Steve was a banker at UBS, where he found himself intricately involved in covering the education sector.  Over a period of years, he worked on a number of different transactions relating to education. Having the… Read more »

Higher Ground team travels to China for first international school setup

Higher Ground Education’s U.S. and China teams joined together for the organization’s first international school setup in Shanghai during a whirlwind few days last month. Monna Istranyi, N.Y.C.-based International Marketing Manager, noted the impressive display of camaraderie, efficiency, and innovation.   The teams outfitted three classrooms and a common space in a record-breaking three days to help… Read more »