Stepping into YCYW Alumni Network
Technology has shortened the distance among people and connects them like never before. Like-minded people can now share views, information and useful resources. They are also using social media platforms to share their talents, support study and research, for others it’s a way to find career development or new employment opportunities
YCIS House Assembly
On the 22nd of January, after some successful House activities in Semester one, we held our first House assembly of the Year. After partnering up as buddies, our four Houses gathered in areas of the school to complete a number of activities designed to help students unpack and understand the Learner Profile traits. This assembly was focused on the traits of Communicator and Reflective.
Why so many qualifications?
A highly qualified teaching team is the backbone of any highly respected International School and this is what we offer at YCIS Chongqing. Working for YCIS means that you want to be part of a culture that blends Eastern and Western cultures together as one team with our unique Co-Principal and Co-Teaching models.
What is a Learning Conference?
Waiting for mum and dad to get home, worrying about what teachers might have said, would I be greeted with a smile or anger when they arrived home? Those were my feelings many years ago when I was at school. Thankfully times have changed.
A ‘Spectacular’ Finish to Semester One
This year marked our fourth YCIS Chongqing Holiday Spectacular. Even though this year saw some difference from previous years, what wasn’t different was the high-calibre of talent on show.
Exploring a Dinosaur Museum at YCIS
Since Year 1 wasn’t able to go to the Dinosaur Museum to open our Dinosaur Topic, we have decided to open our own museum. The Year 1 Learning Community went on a virtual tour of the Chongqing Natural Museum and discussed what we would need in our museum and created our own design. We then researched information about our favourite dinosaurs and wrote fact files.
YCIS Community Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer
As we all know, most of the world is still feeling the effects of COVID-19. But for the most part, Chongqing has been blessed with a lengthy period of relative normalcy. Because of this bubble of safety, the YCIS Chongqing Community Choir was able to have another successful and busy holiday season, performing at many wonderful venues across the city.
Conquering The Stage At YCIS Chongqing
On December 9, 2020, YCIS Primary held its Public Speaking Contest. Year 5 and Year 6 students dueled in a very competitive competition to see who would be crowned king of the stage. All students gained confidence and learned the value of speaking to others.
1200+ YCYW Educators Meet for E-learning Development
To highlight and promote good practices in teaching, Yew Chung and Yew Wah held an “E-Learning Professional Development Days” event on November 27-28, 2020. Speaking at the opening, CEO and School Supervisor Dr Betty Chan Po-king, described the changes sweeping education the world over as “unprecedented”. “It is up to us to adapt our educational practices to ensure that our students can learn successfully using 21st century tools at our disposal,” she said.