Pin Yin Panda, Sybil Snake, Oswald Ox and Rhonda Rabbit…Children at Shanghai United International School Hongqiao Campus have loved these interesting characters created by popular children’s author Sarah Brennan in her Chinese Calendar Tales series. Some students even dressed up like these characters for the character parade during the school’s Book Week. Luckily, they were [...]Continue
Neil Griffiths was a Primary School head teacher for 13 years before taking on the role of director of a National Literacy Project for the Basic Skills Agency. This agency believed in Neil’s highly original Storysack idea and allowed him to promote it to schools and communities throughout the UK. Storysacks are about making books fun [...]Continue
Although there are now more than 40 international schools and kindergartens in Beijing and Tianjin, plus several bilingual schools and a few international divisions within local Chinese schools, with more expatriates coming into Beijing and staying longer, the need for good international schools and quality education services is growing stronger. This means choosing the right [...]Continue
The meeting with Dr Yong Zhao was on a rainy night in Shanghai when he delivered a speech to families of Shanghai American School at the Kerry Hotel in Pudong. In the 90 minutes, the author of the popular book Catching Up or Leading The Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization, which was [...]Continue
Wellington College International Tianjin, a brand new international school in central Tianjin, has opened its doors to welcome their first group of 200 students for the first day of school on August 22nd.
As the partner school of Wellington College in the UK, the highly prestigious independent school founded by Queen Victoria in 1859, Wellington College [...]
What is ADHD? Do your children have behavioral problems at school? How do you help the student listen better and pay attention in class? What can teachers do to help with time management? What is the right amount of homework to give to children? …
Surely, these are the kind of questions lingering on the minds [...]
Parents/caretakers are faced with a host of challenges today in raising their teenagers. Issues, such as 24/7 Internet access and social networking, temptations to try alcohol and other drugs, and curiosity about sexual interactions, are many of such challenges confronting youth.
Effective parenting is very much needed nowadays. However, nobody is born a parent…
Dr.West-Olatunji, Associate Professor [...]