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 Presidential Chair and Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education in the College of Education, University of Oregon. 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.