Why Action and Community Service matter?

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.Albert Einstein The mission of the International Baccalaureate is to develop active, internationally minded, inquiring and compassionate young people who want to make a difference in the world. One of the five essential elements that help contribute to this is Action. We believe that education must…

Skills Students Need Now and in The Future

As part of our school-wide strategic planning process, the faculty and staff at LCS are on a mission to explore; to search for innovative practices and models across industries, to better understand and consider three questions: What are the skills that students will need in the future? How is the world changing? How might LCS…

What are the benefits of the IB Diploma CAS?

The IB Diploma demands that its students come out as young adults equipped with the lifelong skills of communication, collaboration, and the confidence to take initiative. Let me start by asking you a couple of questions: What issues of global significance matter to you? What would you say are the ethical implications of your actions…

How to Maximize Your Child’s Education with After-School Activities

Nurturing Interest Inside and Outside the Classroom We know that kids learn best when they are having fun. That’s why learning through play is an integral part of a 21st-century school environment. Because kids naturally gravitate towards enjoyable activities, schools and parents must maximize the opportunity for students to engage in play-based education. One of…

Beginning the Journey to University

On one hand, it is never too soon to begin thinking about the university process. On the other hand, the thought of beginning the university process can bring on a lot of anxiety… What course will I study? What grades do I need in order to be competitive? How do I complete the application? What…

A Key to Student Success: Effective Parent-Teacher Communication

Parents often ask: how can I help my child be more successful in school? One of the most effective strategies can also be the easiest: simply staying in touch with your child’s teacher. Experts agree that positive communication between parents and teachers is a chief factor in student achievement. An open exchange of at-home and…

Developing Student Wellbeing

The importance of a Student Wellbeing program to support Academic achievementsAs teachers of children and young people our core business is to ensure students are able to access the quality learning opportunities at our school on a daily basis in a safe and supportive environment. There is a growing wealth of research and evidence that…

How the study of drama prepares for future success

Communication is the key “The study of drama aids the stimulation of creativity, and builds confidence” Increasingly in today’s world, communication is seen as the key to success, and the ability to express ideas clearly and confidently through speech is seen as essential to a student’s future study and employment opportunities.  At BISP our Drama…

3 Parenting Tips to help families achieve a fuller, more satisfying family life

Yew Chung International School of Beijing counselors Marianne Thomas and Ron Drisner recently brought the famed Active Parenting Workshops series to Beijing in order to provide parents with the opportunity to learn more in-depth information on many facets of their children’s physical and psychological development. Topics covered during the workshop series include, “Parenting Styles”, “The…