Yew Chung International School Hosts Its 85th Anniversary Conference: “Reinvention - The Future Beckons” on 21st Century Learning for More than 1,300 Staff
To celebrate its 85th Anniversary, Yew Chung International School (YCIS) hosted an education conference “Reinvention - The Future Beckons” in Hong Kong on 16-17 March, 2018. With physical participation of close to 500 staff from YCIS and Yew Wah’s schools across the regions, plus those attending through digital devices, a total of over 1,300 teachers of YC family, from Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Tongxiang, Beijing, Qingdao, Yantai, Rizhao, Chongqing, and Silicon Valley in United States, gathered to learn from experts on topics covering Global Competencies*, 21st Century Learning* and Learning Communities*, which are necessary for nurturing future talents. (*See Appendix I)
YCIS Students Score Top in the World and Top in Hong Kong and 19 Students Obtain at Least 8As in 2017 IGCSE Exams
YCIS Year 11 students consistently bring home Top in the World and Top in Hong Kong for a range of subjects. For many years YCIS Secondary students have attained excellent results. We are delighted and proud to announce their huge success again in 2017 IGCSE exam. This year, one student achieved Top in the World and two other students won Top in Hong Kong in the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards.
Big Draw Day 2017 – Drawing As a Tool for Learning, Expression and Invention!
On Friday November 3, YCIS welcomed parents and friends to join our Primary students for the annual art event “the Big Draw”. As part of our continuing commitment to align the school with culture and art, YCIS participates every year since 2010 in the Campaign for Drawing, a non-profit UK based arts foundation that aims to promote drawing as a learning and brain developing activity.
Celebrating YCIS 85th Anniversary on Founder’s Day
The Founder’s Day last Friday had a particular significance for Yew Chung International School as it celebrated its 85th Anniversary!
YCIS Students Shine in 2017 IGCSE Exams Again
Congratulations to the Year 11 students of 2017 on their International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) results announced today. YCIS’s students have once again achieved extraordinary results in the IGCSE exams.
Renovations Are Well Underway for the Learning Communities
Renovations are well underway, taking advantage of the summer holiday period when students and teachers are off-campus. YCIS will be the first school to bring the learning communities’ design concept of the US company, Fielding Nair International (FNI), to Hong Kong. FNI are world leading architects for educators and have won awards across continents.
Global Education at YCIS Leads to IB Diploma Programme Success
YCIS Class 2017 has achieved brilliant IB results. Two students were awarded the maximum 45 points and 22 students gained 40 points or above. YCIS’s average score was 35, which is well above this year’s world average of 29.95 points.
Remarkable Achievements in 2017 IB Exams
Well done! Congratulations to the class of 2017! The 2016 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma graduates of Yew Chung International School – Secondary have once again achieved brilliant IB exam results.
Embracing Integrated Subject Learning
The Year 7 Integrated Programme marks the beginning of our new Middle School education. The Yew Chung International School (YCIS) envisages creating a vibrant learning communities of self-directed, globally minded, and enthusiastic lifelong learners. Emerging from childhood, our learners are engaged in authentic educational experiences that nurture them as the whole child as they develop into young adults.