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The power of learning through giving back

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Through ‘service learning’ experiences, students actively engage with and contribute to diverse global communities. Educational theory is put into practice in rewarding, tangible ways that have meaningful benefits, including planting gardens, teaching English and helping to build schools. By engaging in hands-o work among local culture, students cultivate empathy and see firsthand the challenges locals…

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Breaking down educational barriers with cross-curriculum tours

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Studies on cross-curriculum learning have shown it can lead to increased motivation, improvement of the learning process, encourage critical thinking, interaction and reflection and promotes teamwork between students. When combining curriculums, students make connections between subjects which in turn create richer learning opportunities as the material becomes more relevant and meaningful. Here are our favourite…

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Things to know about Chinese New Year

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Today marks the first day of Chinese New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Rooster. Also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, Chinese New Year festivities last for 15 days and is a time for families to come together for cultural traditions, prepare for the good fortune to…

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