Chippendale School wins Global Business Excellence Award


We are absolutely delighted to announce that The Chippendale International School of Furniture has been named WINNER of the Outstanding Educational Service category at the 2015 Global Business Excellence Awards.

The Global Business Excellence Awards pride themselves on having a large panel of independent expert judges who select winners according to strict criteria for each category and sector, focusing on financial results, innovation, customer, employee, investor and community benefits.

Commenting on the Chippendale International School of Furniture, the Chairman of the judges said: “Congratulations to the Chippendale International School of Furniture for putting British education in furniture design on the international map.

“The school runs intensive 30-week courses and by combining its own in-house expert tutors with a rota of visiting experts, it offers training in old techniques and those using the latest technology.  It has a reputation as a beacon of excellence, attracting pupils from all around the world and it is showcasing the UK as the place to go for expert training in furniture making.”

Anselm Fraser, Principal of the School, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won this prestigious award, which again underlines our status as an internationally-recognised furniture school – a school that continues to attract students from around the world.

“Furniture design and making is an age-old craft that also uses modern techniques and computer technologies – a something-old and something-new teaching course.  We’re very pleased to have been recognised as an international place of learning in a niche area of education”, he said.

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