Yong Zhao is an internationally recognised scholar whose work focuses on the implications of globalisation and technology on education. As a Mitchell adviser his focus is on the implications of globalisation and technology on education.

Yong is Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Education at the University of Kansas. He has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models.

Yong has published over 100 articles and 20 books. His latest is “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World”. Read Yong’s full biography.