June 1, 2011
As the academic cycle predictably rolls through grade reports and teacher-parent meetings every year, it is easy to overlook the true moments of learning, when students make sense of, and connect with, the world around them. Going behind the scenes at Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai), we observed how three teachers are stretching students' minds with creative, thought-provoking methods.
Enterprise China: Global Citizens — Yew Chung International Schools Teach Students the Importance of Social Responsibility Early on
May 1, 2011
Businesses and schools face similar challenges on how to help pupils become individuals of strong personal and professional integrity. Promoting a setting that reinforces daily character development is necessary in 21st century education. And over the past 80 years, Yew Chung International Schools (YCIS) have done exactly that–cultivating an environment where students are taught to be outstanding global citizens.
April 21, 2011
The perfect way to develop children’s love of learning beyond the school gates is first hand experience with new customs and cultures. Yew Chung International School of Shanghai’s (YCIS Shanghai) co-ordinators for the World Classroom and Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) programmes take a few minutes to share their expertise on how to make your next family trip memorable and educational.
April 1, 2011
From inquiry-based methods to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, YCIS’ curriculum brings together the most effective approaches in modern education to nurture students from ages one through 18.
March 1, 2011
Looking for housing, community, and schools are just some of the items on the check list for new expats on their whirlwind tour of Shanghai. As a woman who has experienced it as an expat kid in Asia, university admissions officer, and now Deputy Head of Marketing & Admissions for Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS Shanghai) Corrie Van Velzer shares a few tips on how parents can find the best school for their child.