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  • Shanghai Daily: Building Hope in Sichuan

    Shanghai Daily: Building Hope in Sichuan

    During the holiday season, thoughts turn to giving back, both to communities and to charitable endeavours. At Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai), however, giving back happens year-round.

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  • Shanghai Expat: Mathematics: An Integral Part of Global Education

    Shanghai Expat: Mathematics: An Integral Part of Global Education

    Mathematics may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of a culturally diverse subject, but the subject is rife with as many associations to Texas Instrument calculators and American Advanced Placement tests as it is to Kumon tutorial classes and Chinese “gao kao” examinations.

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  • Little Star: Early Childhood Education: A Springboard to Later Success

    Little Star: Early Childhood Education: A Springboard to Later Success

    The big question that often concerns parents is “What is the appropriate age to enrol my child into preschool education?” Are there such things as “too early” and “too young” to begin education?  Nowadays, these questions no longer apply exclusively to parents, but are also being asked by the government and educators worldwide. They have started to take an interest in these questions because it is important for them to know “Is it worthwhile to invest in preschool education?”

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  • Shanghai Talk: Globalisation on the Court

    Shanghai Talk: Globalisation on the Court

    When the Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai) girls’ volleyball team takes to the courts, there are two things people notice immediately: internationalism and a strong support network. Remarkably, every single one of the 12 players is from a different country, and they receive not only enthusiastic support from each other but also from other classmates on the sideline.

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  • City Weekend Parents & Kids: Kindergarten at YCIS: Extending Learning Home

    City Weekend Parents & Kids: Kindergarten at YCIS: Extending Learning Home

    The early years of a child’s life can set the stage for the rest of their years. Kindergarten, also known as early childhood education (ECE), allows these foundations to be formed under the guidance of qualified teachers, in classrooms designed specifically for children under the age of five.

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