Storytelling Techniques, Tips and Tricks
With this being her second visit to Yew Chung International School of Beijing, Priscilla Howe once again used humour, singing and the help of her puppets to captivate our kindergarten learners. With over 25 years of storytelling experience, the former librarian had some valuable tips to share with parents who would like to introduce storytelling to their little ones and talk to us about why it is crucial to incorporate storytelling for children's development.
The Road to CIS Accreditation
Since 2010, Yew Chung International School of Beijing has been a member of the Council of International Schools (CIS), an organization that ensures that hundreds of international schools around the world adhere to the highest standards when it comes to education and the operation of schools. On the week of 11th – 15th November, we had a visit from the CIS evaluation team assigned to our school to verify that we have met the requirements set by the organization.
YCIS Beijing Students meet Dr Jane Goodall
Earlier this month, Secondary School students from Yew Chung International School of Beijing joined their counterparts from other famous International Schools in the city for an afternoon of “Into the Wild: Conversations with Jane Goodall” at Keystone Academy.
Enhancing Character Through Leadership
Leadership skills are a quality that we at Yew Chung International School of Beijing champion in several ways. This includes the creation of Student Leadership opportunities in both our Upper Primary and Secondary Schools. Via Student Councils, our students are given the opportunity to have their voices heard through their respective committees which they fairly elect at the start of each semester.
The Key Benefits of our Emergent Curriculum
At Yew Chung International School of Beijing, the children in our Early Childhood Education (ECE) benefit from participating in programmes that are guided by the YCIS ECE Approach and the twelve foundational values that it encompasses. One of these important values describes how our children learn through emergent curriculum and emergent themes, which is beneficial in facilitating our youngest students' learning and development.
Shedding light on Learning Communities at EARCOS
Between October 31 to November 2, Yew Chung International School of Beijing and other member schools attended the East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS) annual Leadership Conference in Malaysia. Considered a pioneer in the region, YCIS Beijing was invited, once again, to the conference to shed light on its innovative Learning Community Model and its implementation.
Elf Jr.: Meet the Cast
With shows scheduled for Thursday, 5th and Friday 6th December in the Yew Chung International School of Beijing’s Auditorium, the cast of “Elf Jr”. is rehearsing tirelessly to ensure that a high-quality production is staged for its audience who will consist of teachers, parents, fellow schoolmates as well as members of the wider community.
YCIS Sports Programmes, with Shannon Speight.
Sports programmes at Yew Chung International School of Beijing are not only a great way to unite our community, but they also serve as a valuable way for students to develop additional skills that contribute to their holistic well-being.
Authentic Korean Cuisine at YCIS Beijing
Part of being in the Yew Chung International School of Beijing community is coexisting with people from all walks of life. From the US to Japan, Europe to Korea - exploring how other cultures in our community function is entrenched in the ethos of our school.