Sharing Our Practice

At Yew Chung International School of Beijing, along with a focus on traditional learning objectives (such as a mastery of maths, languages and sciences), emphasis is also placed on the development of soft skills as a way to better prepare students for the world that awaits beyond graduation. The ability to collaborate and to communicate…

Successful climbing of Piz Palü by students and teachers

Piz Palü is a mountain in the Alps, located between Switzerland and Italy. It is a large glaciated massif composed of three main summits of over 3,800m.In August, a group of students and teachers completed their second attempt to ascend Piz Palü with absolutely amazing weather conditions. In August, a group of students (Constantin, DIS3…

Staff Recruitment and School Transition

September marked a number of key benchmarks in the development of our school. As you will have seen from our Twitter feed, Principal, Ben Keeling, spent a few days towards the end of the month in the UK. Meeting with prospective teaching staff, he returned feeling positive about the progress made. “We met some incredible…

Prem College Fair 2017

On Tuesday 14th November 2017, Prem Tinsulanonda International School will hold its 11th annual college and university fair. The fair has now become the largest in northern Thailand attracting universities and colleges from around the world. Representatives in attendance come from countries as far afield as USA, UK, The Netherlands, Spain, Hong Kong, Singapore and…

TASIS Lifer Caps Brilliant Career with Valedictorian Award

Adam Novak ’17 (Ukraine) will study Economics at Bocconi University after a stellar career at TASIS that spanned 12 years. Adam started as a first-grade student when the TASIS Elementary School opened in the fall of 2005, and he capped off his time in Switzerland by earning The Valedictorian Scholarship Award and The Shah Akbar…

September Newsletter: Monthly Recap

Right after the departure from Kristiansand, Norway, the maritime training started. The students split up in to groups and practiced setting and taking in sails. Up and down and up and down and up and down and up. The lookout also got some good practice in the English channel due to the traffic. She/he strikes the…

New Sports Facilities Unveiled at the The American International School · Vienna

The American International School · Vienna underwent major renovations this summer, unveiling a brand-new state-of-the-art sports field and athletic facilities poised to become one of Europe’s premier school-based recreational grounds. The 1 million Euro investment took just more than two months to complete. The result is fully-updated outdoor sports complex capable of serving the school’s…

Projects to Pave IBDP Success

CAS for Young Learners: Projects to Pave IBDP Success CAS has been an integral part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme student experience at Yew Chung International School of Beijing for many years. As one of the requirements to obtain an IB diploma, CAS stands for “Creativity, Action and Service”, and adds a holistic element…