LittleStar - YCIS “COLORS OF CHINA” Photo Competition
Theme: Colors of China.
Contestants should capture the stunning moments of all aspects of China and compete in these four categories – PEOPLE; LANDSCAPE; CULTURE; LIFE.
Students Section: Students studying at international schools/kindergartens in China. Students will compete in four age groups: [...]
LittleStar-YCIS Short Story Competition
Theme: ONE DAY
Short stories: 2,000 words maximum (no minimum); the title is not included in the word count.
Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published on any website or public online forum, broadcast nor winning [...]
Rt Hon Mr Hugo Swire MR, British Minister of State, Attends Wellington Shanghai Inauguration Ceremony
On 3 December, Wellington College International Shanghai was delighted to welcome the Right Honorable Mr Hugo Swire, MP,currently the British Minister of State for the Foreign Office, as guest of honor at the College’s Inauguration Ceremony.
During the ceremony, Mr Swire unveiled a plaque naming the building housing the Wellington’s Sports, Performing Arts and Cafeteria, the [...]
What are the qualities of a successful Montessori teacher? There is by no means an exhaustive list, but the features listed below are a good starting point.
A successful Montessori teacher should:
Trust the Montessori Method. This can be difficult at times, especially when society has set ideas of what children [...]
The student was really struggling to focus. She was always watching TV shows and on Skype while she was meant to be doing her work, and it took her over 3 hours a night to get her homework done…
Does this sound familiar to you? This is one typical example given by Thibault Sorret, a senior student [...]
The British International School, Puxi elected its co-presidents of the student council in September. There were 15 students in the running, and they each presented their case for why they should be made President in front of the whole of the secondary school. The election saw dances, humor and audience participation and then everyone got [...]Continue
At the 2013 Fédération Aéronautique Internationale F3C World Championship held in Poland this past summer, grade 12 student of Shanghai American School (SAS) Brandon Xue represented China and competed against 64 of the best pilots from 24 countries with his remote controlled helicopter. He won the silver medal in the F3C Jr. group.
This is the first [...]
On 26 September Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., (USMC-Ret.), Administrator of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), paid an inspirational visit to the International School of Beijing. In a twenty-minute address to 2,500 students, teachers and parents from ISB and three other local schools, Administrator Bolden captivated the audience. He talked about [...]Continue
“It’s Your World” Literacy fortnight and United Nations Day at Wellington College International, Tianjin
On a wet Monday morning in mid-October, two drama specialists from the UK-based company Round Midnight, Emmi-Jane Isham and Sami Cornick, arrived at Wellington College International Tianjin to begin two weeks of workshops based on the United Nations, which would culminate in a show featuring some 300 children, teachers and teaching assistants. Isham and Cornick [...]Continue