September 10, 2014
From Turkey to Cambodia, and New York to Rome, YCIS students travelled to practically every corner of the globe during their summer holiday. With international students from more than 50 countries, some travelled to visit family and friends in their respective home countries, while others took the opportunity to visit new places in far-flung locations – and nothing quite tells a story like a photo!
August 19, 2014
With classes officially starting on August 20, YCIS Shanghai welcomed all new students and their families on campus this week for the annual New Families Welcome Barbecue Events. At the Hongqiao Campus “BBQ”, YCIS administrators and faculty welcomed incoming families whose children will study at the Gubei and Hongqiao campuses. For the new students at the Regency Park and Century Park campuses, the welcoming event was held at the Century Park Campus.
August 18, 2014
Before the start of each school year, Early Childhood Education (ECE) teachers from all of the Yew Chung International Schools (YCIS) in China gather for a two-day conference on Early Childhood Education. This month, the annual conference was held at YCIS’s Regency Park Campus, and was attended by more than 80 Kindergarten teachers and co-ordinators from all YCIS locations in China.
August 12, 2014
Art is an important part of the holistic education model that YCIS Shanghai provides for all of its international students. Starting in Kindergarten, and offered all the way through the IB programme, art classes evolve as students build critical creative and technical skills.
August 8, 2014
The unique YCIS model incorporates a cross-cultural foundation into all school programmes, including the school’s leadership. At each of the four campuses, two Co-Principals, one Western and one Chinese, work together to provide academic leadership throughout the school year. They jointly create and lead the distinct YCIS learning community, where multiculturalism is an important component of the school’s philosophy. YCIS Shanghai is thrilled to announce three new Co-Principals for the 2014-2015 school year: