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4 Tips on How to Learn Chinese for Beginners

Learning Chinese for the first time? 4 Essential Tips to Get You Started Chinese language-learning lies at the very ...
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6 Tips to Help Your Child Settle into School

6 Tips to Help Your Child Settle into School

The first term of the new school year is an exciting time for children, as they make friends, learn ...
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Advantages of Studying at a Small Boarding School

Advantages of Studying at a Small Boarding School

Over the course of building and expanding our ever-more-popular school blog that explores all aspects of boarding school life, ...
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4 THINGS To Look Out for in an International School Campus

4 THINGS To Look Out for in an International School Campus

What to look out for in an international school campus? From the moment they step off the plane, it ...
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The Ultimate Packing Guide for University Freshmen

The Ultimate Packing Guide for University Freshmen

For Year 13 students around the world, anxious anticipation has turned to glee as university acceptances have poured in ...
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Preparing for Primary: 8 Tips to Ease Your Child’s Transition

Preparing for Primary: 8 Tips to Ease Your Child’s Transition

One of the biggest transitions for a child is the move from kindergarten to Primary School. For the first ...
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How to Research Private Schools for your Child

How to Research Private Schools for your Child? When researching the best private school for your child, one of the ...
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6 tips for keeping up with language during the holidays

6 tips for keeping up with language during the holidays

Helping children keep up with an additional language can be challenging during the long school holidays – especially if ...
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Top 4 Reasons to Study Abroad

Top 4 Reasons to Study Abroad

Even though more than half of all American college students say they'd like to study abroad, fewer than 10 ...
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How to unlock the athletic potential in your child

How to unlock the athletic potential in your child

‘Sport is for all’ – how to unlock the athletic potential in your child Being healthy and active is ...
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Top 6 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

Top 6 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

We asked around the Britannica School community why they thought that learning a foreign language was a good idea, ...
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5 Tips To Help Your Child Prepare For A School Trip

5 Tips To Help Your Child Prepare For A School Trip

Knowing that schools trips have multi-layered benefits that extend from social to scholarly, parents can help children prepare in ...
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How to Find the Right University for You: 5 Steps

At ISB, we believe that the university search and the selection process is the natural culmination of a student's ...
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Developing Student Wellbeing

Developing Student Wellbeing

The importance of a Student Wellbeing program to support Academic achievementsAs teachers of children and young people our core ...
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Top Questions to Help You Choose the Right University

Finding your university match comes down to one simple question, does it have the characteristics you are looking for? ...
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5 Tips on How to Master University Applications

It’s university application season for Year 13s at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, and offers are already rolling ...
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How School Drama Programs Help Students ‘Perform’ Better, Inside and Outside the Classroom

How School Drama Programs Help Students ‘Perform’ Better, Inside and Outside the Classroom

It may be true that school plays have been the traditional home of outspoken and outgoing students. But drama ...
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Character Education: The Truths and Value of a Fully Rounded Education

Character Education: The Truths and Value of a Fully Rounded Education

Character education is a relatively new concept in the education world. Yew Chung International School of Beijing explains this ...
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Beginning the Journey to University

Beginning the Journey to University

On one hand, it is never too soon to begin thinking about the university process. On the other hand, ...
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How to get Canadian Study Permits: Do’s and Don’ts

Every year, Canada welcomes over half a million foreign students from around the world. The process of applying for ...
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Top Tips to Keep your Child Safe on Social Media

Top Tips to Keep your Child Safe on Social Media

This article takes a look at some of the key questions parents are asking and practical ways to support ...
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Benefits of a Chinese-English Co-Teaching Model

Benefits of a Chinese-English Co-Teaching Model

Co-Teaching is defined as two teachers working together with groups of students. A real co-teaching classroom does not simply ...
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Should you send your kid to boarding school? Benefits of boarding

Should you send your kid to boarding school? Benefits of boarding

Why choosing a boarding school? Sending a child to a boarding school is a life-changing decision for both parents ...
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Preparing Your Child for Year 1

Preparing Your Child for Year 1

Towards the end of the academic year, preparations at Yew Chung International School of Beijing begin for the eldest ...
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Settling into Your New City: How to Pick the Best School for Your Family

Settling into Your New City: How to Pick the Best School for Your Family

A Q&A with the Director of The American International School · Vienna As Director of The American International School ...
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Benefits of All-Girls Boarding Schools

Benefits of All-Girls Boarding Schools

Choosing a school for your daughter is one of the most important decisions you will have to make. There ...
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Skills Students Need Now and in The Future

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 ...
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The 21st Century Educational Revolution

The 21st Century Educational Revolution

THINK Global School is the world’s first traveling high school, and each year its faculty and students engage in educational ...
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The Value of After School Activities

The Value of After School Activities

As much as a school tries, there is just not enough time in the school day to give students ...
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3 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Christmas holidays are upon us and Ms. Allison Cusato, art teacher at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, gives ...
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What are the benefits of the IB Diploma CAS?

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, ...
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A Key to Student Success: Effective Parent-Teacher Communication

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 ...
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Why Action and Community Service matter?

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 ...
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4 Simple Tips to Boost Your Child's Memory

4 Simple Tips to Boost Your Child’s Memory

Memory is an essential component for building a solid base for learning. Sharp memory skills can help your child ...
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Which Curriculum is Best for My Child?

Which Curriculum is Best for My Child?

Such a critical decision Being a parent is the most important job you will ever have, and the most ...
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Preparing today’s young people for the challenges of tomorrow

Preparing today’s young people for the challenges of tomorrow

The challenges for students wanting to enter university nowadays are considerable; not least that for every high achieving student ...
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How to Use Summer to Fine Tuning University and Career Plans

How to Use Summer to Fine Tuning University and Career Plans

As we get closer to the end of the school year, many of our students and parents are planning ...
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The Importance of Technological Megatrends and Their Impact on Education

The Importance of Technological Megatrends and Their Impact on Education

YCIS Beijing Western Co-Principal Noel Thomas believes that one of the keys to understanding this constantly evolving landscape is ...
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How much Chinese can a child realistically learn?

How much Chinese can a child realistically learn?

Obtaining Essential Learning Skills through Foreign Language Study As learning Mandarin Chinese becomes increasingly popular across the world, exposing ...
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How to Maximize Your Child’s Education with After-School Activities

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 ...
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5 Ways to Thrive During the First Month of School

5 Ways to Thrive During the First Month of School

School can be stressful or exciting depending on how prepared you are. Don't wait until you begin having problems ...
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Today’s Teaching with Technology

Today’s Teaching with Technology

Any teacher that can be replaced with a computer, deserves to be.David Thornburg Life is fundamentally relational. This understanding ...
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The Benefits of Boarding: How to Get the Best From it!

The Benefits of Boarding: How to Get the Best From it!

Sending a child to a boarding school is a huge decision for any parent and their child. Tim McDonald, ...
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How to optimize your child “screen time”

How to optimize your child “screen time”

I think my daughter is getting too much screen time”, a friend of mine declared a few days ago, ...
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How to choose your university admission expert?

How to choose your university admission expert?

Beware! Private university admission counselling companies can now be found everywhere. Unfortunately, many of these supposed “experts” aren’t really ...
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Advanced Placement Classes for Motivated Students

Advanced Placement Classes for Motivated Students

What is an Advanced Placement Program? The Advanced Placement program provides alternatives for high school students in the United ...
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Times are changing in International Schools

Times are changing in International Schools

Turn back the clock twenty years and an international school may not seem too dissimilar in its appearance to ...
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How the study of drama prepares for future success

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 ...
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All you Need to Know About Advanced Placement: Fact Vs Fiction

Advanced Placement is an inclusive way to successfully prepare students with the skills they need for university, the workplace and ...
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Why you should study at an International School?

Why you should study at an International School?

Finding the right school is one of the very important decisions in many parents’ and students’ lives. Especially, when ...
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3 Parenting Tips to help families achieve a fuller, more satisfying family life

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 ...
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5 Study Tips for Optimising Revision

Students at Yew Chung International School of Beijing recently took part in a study skills workshop led by educational ...
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