May 4, 2017
April’s issue of Beijing Kids magazine featured a full spread of Shining Community Stars, driven local and expat individuals that have made and continue to make indelible impacts on the local school community. The Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Secondary School Math Teacher Sharee Hebert was featured in this section for her work mobilizing the school community in contributing to fundraising efforts for local orphanages. We applaud her efforts to make Beijing a better place!
April 5, 2017
Classroom debate is a tried and true learning exercise that instills in students critical thinking, reasoning, and global awareness skills, key pieces to the education that the Yew Chung International School of Beijing offers. Jon Mellen, our Global Politics teacher, recently contributed to a piece on how to effectively foster in-class debates for City Weekend Parents and Kids, explaining that despite the prevalence of volatile international issues (think Trump, Brexit, and more), debate remains a valuable exercise for student learning.
March 6, 2017
As part of our motto of “Align with Love and Charity,” Yew Chung International School of Beijing students frequently volunteer their time with a variety of charitable causes. One such organization is the Yew Chung Education Foundation’s very own charity, the Seeds of Hope, an organization dedicated to fighting education inequity in rural China through the creation of schools and educational facilities throughout the country.
January 15, 2017
In the most recent edition of the foundation-wide publication YC Links, the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Primary PE programme was featured. In the piece, longtime PE teacher Tom McCabe details the importance of physical education for young children and the myriad benefits it brings.
December 5, 2016
Students at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) tend to be heavily involved in charity thanks to our unique Character Education model and the CAS programme in Secondary School. In a recent City Weekend Parents and Kids article, we highlighted Year 13 student Lucia Finochietti and her experience volunteering at a local veterinarian clinic.