Job Skills and Life Lessons: Year 11 Internship Programme
At Yew Chung International School of Beijing, the Student Support Services Department offers a comprehensive network of resources to help students both during their academic careers and in their lives beyond graduation. Nestled between the completion of IGCSE examinations and the summer holidays, the YCIS Beijing Year 11 Internship Programme is one example, as it provides students with real-world work experience and connections that they can utilise later in life.
The Art of Struggling
Originally published in Beijing Kids magazine, YCIS Beijing Year 13 students Annie Ding, Echo Liu, and Ian Zhao join Kin Lam, director of interior design firm Inkmason International, for creative tips as they prepare their art portfolios for university applications.
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Seeds of Hope: Spreading Love and Charity
Yew Chung International School of Beijing staff and students recently took a trek several hours south of Beijing to spend the day at their Seeds of Hope partner school in Xilian. Established after the devastating Sichuan earthquake in 2008, Yew Chung's Seeds of Hope Charity has built multiple schools in rural areas around China with the purpose of giving local students access to better educational opportunities and the hope of a brighter future. The charity also supports local schools by providing teaching resources, teacher training and facilities improvements, such as with the Xilian School.
Making Museums Meaningful (And Fun!)
At Yew Chung International School of Beijing, part of the unique Learning Community model
Oobleck, Slime and Science
Autumn is the perfect time of year to put a seasonal spin on favourite experiments.
Upgrading Education for the Future
YCIS Beijing was recently featured in the American Chamber of Commerce in China’s Business Now magazine.
The Link Between Global Citizenship and Environmental Stewardship
This month’s article focuses on Global Citizenship education, a cornerstone of Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s teaching philosophy that seeks to instill a mindset of responsible action aimed towards care and sustainability of the planet and its peoples.
YCIS Beijing’s Five Quick and Easy Tools for Summer Fun
Summer vacation is right around the corner for YCIS Beijing students and families. Whether you’re staying in Beijing or heading home for the summer months, if you’re a parent there’s no question that new activities to keep your kids occupied during this long stretch of down-time are always welcome! In this month’s print clipping, one of our Year 2 Co-Teachers, Megan Banerjee, recommends five great ways for your kids to get out of the house and having fun in the summer sun.