• CHARIOT 

    GLOBAL EDUCATION

    Asia Business Development for Global Educators 

     

    Destinations

    China & Southeast Asia

     

    Specializations

    • China School Tours 

    • Strategic Partnerships: Private & Public 
    • Collegiate Instructing, Soft Skill Training

    Chariot is an international education relations consultancy focusing on China & Southeast Asia student markets. Specializations in student recruitment channels. business development, strategic partnerships, collegiate instructing, and soft skill training.

     

    Chariot Global Education
    Founder​ Jon Santangelo

     

    Jon is an international education professional in Asia since 2011 and is regularly featured in major media and in education industry news. He has worked on both sides of the classroom, as an educator and as an executive.

     

    In past roles, Jon taught at universities in Beijing, recruited foreign graduates to China for jobs and internships, and as a founding team member at now unicorn startup, VIPKID, he designed the first trial class & recruited their very first online teachers.

     

    Since 2014, he remains a consultant to China's association of education agencies, BOSSA, after 2 years in an in-house role within the International Department.

     

    Jon is a proponent of cross-border educational exchanges and is inspired by learning, engaging with, and connecting different cultures together from across the world.

     

    Just Google "Jon Santangelo China"

  • Professional Experience
    From all sides of the classroom

     

    Current & previous work & consulting

    Institutional

    • 2011-2014: Junior Lecturer, Beijing Tech-Business University
    • 2014-2015: Junior Lecturer, University College Dublin - Beijing Tech University
    Commercial
    • 2012-2014: YCC (Your Career China Consulting) Foreign Graduate Recruiter 
    • 2014-17: VIPKID Teacher Recruitment & Advising Consultant
    • 2016-17: US-China Strong Foundation Public-Private Partnership Volunteer 
    • 2014-now: BOSSA & COSSA International Department, Senior Consultant

    The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association & China Alliance

    Founded in 2004 alongside China's education authorities, BOSSA is an NGO composed of 300+ international education agencies and is the nation's leading association in study abroad service industry.

    Spokesperson, Senior Consultant

    February 2016 - Present

     

    Communications Director

    April 2014 - February 2016

    VIPKID

    VIPKID is a China-based online teaching and educational company. In 2018, the company was valued at $3 billion dollars.

    Founding Team Member, Curriculum Specialist (December 2013 - January 2014)

     

    Recruitment Consultant

    January 2014- 2016

     

    Lead Advisor

    US-China Strong Foundation: Public-Private Partnership

    January 2016-2017

  • Presenting

    Previous speaking engagements at various organizations

    AAE Higher Ed Recruitment Fairs

    Vietnam

    Access American Education (AAE) is an AIRC certified, full service education consulting agency that hosts Vietnam's top student recruitment expos.

    AIESEC

    USA & China

    AIESEC is the world's largest global non-profit youth-run organization that provides young people with leadership development, cross-cultural global internships, and volunteer exchange experiences across the globe.

    UK Visas & Immigration

    China

    UK Visas and Immigration is a division of the Home Office responsible for the United Kingdom's visa system. It was formed in 2013 from the section of the UK Border Agency that had administered the visa system.

    ETN Educators Training Network

    China

    ETN Focus Workshops are boutique agent fairs offering a unique, personalised and innovative networking experience. We bring a human touch into international student recruitment.

    ICEF

    China

    ICEF brings together international educators, industry service providers and carefully screened student recruitment agents at networking events around the world, helping them to create strategic partnerships and increase international student enrolments.

    Languages Canada

    China

    Languages Canada is Canada’s national language education association representing more than 210 private and public members that offer accredited English and French programs.

    WEBA

    China

    WEBA (World Educate Business Association) is the umbrella organisation and international voice for Education Business Partnerships working around the world. It is a membership organisation with a growing number of Associate and Business Members

  • In Education Media

    Features, interviews, commentaries and guest contributions

    Can This Online Course Get Me a Job?

     

    Are Online Graduate And Professional Programs A Scam Or An Opportunity?

     

    Chinese seek U.S. college admission at any price

     

    US colleges look to insure against impact of trade war

     

    WeChat and stolen credit cards: How scammers victimized Miami Chinese college students

     

    Enrollment Headaches From Coronavirus Are Many. They Won’t Be Relieved Soon.

     

     

    Chinese Education Association BOSSA and Payments Specialist Flywire Announce Strategic Partnership

     

    China Steps Up Efforts to Lure Academic Talent From Overseas

     

    Stay or Go? COVID-19 Forces Students to Rethink Study Abroad Plans

     

    Chinese agents predict recruitment bounceback after coronavirus

     

     

    86% Chinese students want to return home

     

    Coronavirus epidemic to hit short-term summer programs hardest – BOSSA

     

     

    U.S. colleges seek to combat fraudulent applications

    US-China Trade War Impact on Student Flows

    China: safety as crucial as ranking for study abroad

     

    US-China relations impacting on student recruitment

     

    Agents predict drop in Chinese students studying abroad

     

     

    Chinese agents and schools outline virus impact

     

    疯狂造假?中国人不惜一切代价“留美”

     

    ICEF-BOSSA qualification primed as China’s international education advising standard

    Chinese students at “disadvantage” in US jobs market

     

    Beijing eases policy for internships, post-study work in China’s tech centre

    First time audits of Beijing agencies to be made public

    How have the new SELT rules at sub-degree level impacted the UK sector?

    Overseas education demand unstirred amid China slowdown

    China Student Recruitment Problems – Q & A With 5 Experts

     

    StudentMarketing & BOSSA MoU on China study opps

     

    China: 100 agents certified by BOSSA, ICEF

     

    Trade deal gives Australia access to China's universities

    View from the desk of: Jon Santangelo, Association Q&A

     

    Agents and educators concerned about UK test capacity
     

    Q&A Agency Association:

    Jon Santangelo from BOSSA in China

     

    Non-EU agents feel bounce from post-Brexit weaker pound

     

    Bossa promoting verification services

     

    BOSSA issues warning over copyright infringement

     

    15+ Extra Curricular Activities to Boost Your College Resume

     

    China: Talent drive looks to bring in international students

     

     

    Why Finding an Apartment is a Challenge for Chinese Students in the US

    China: BOSSA, Vericant team up to combat fraud

     

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