Here is a round-up of the recent news of Dulwich College Shanghai Puxi.
To begin with, 22 Dulwich College Puxi students will travel to London this weekend to join the Dulwich Olympiad in celebration of Dulwich College's 400-year anniversary (founded in 1619). To celebrate the 4 centuries of academia they are bringing together their global community of Dulwich Alleynians (students and alumni) from across the world who will meet at Dulwich College London to join their largest celebration of the year – a celebration of 400 years of outstanding education.
Good Luck to the Senior School Olympians who will compete in sports at the Olympic Park and collaborate together in drama and performing arts at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London's famous South Bank, where the Dulwich College story first began.
Thank you to all their teachers who will be accompanying the students on this adventure of a lifetime. It is an incredible opportunity and they are excited for you all to experience the Dulwich community and all of its possibilities. Bridges to the world!
Preparing students for IGCSE Art requires a creative balance of bravery and fresh perspective, with the desire to develop strong foundations of technical ability. Rome was not built in a day… and students of all ages need to practice and play with their drawing skills - with frequency and confidence.
Art teacher, Ms. Sneath has been working with the school's Year 9 students, encouraging their pencil portraiture skills. The gallery of artworks featured here is outstanding evidence that Dulwich students are enjoying their lessons and progressing their skills. Well done, Y9 art students. Your portraits are wonderfully lifelike.
Listening, reading, researching, debating, reasoning, persuading, arguing, negotiating, lobbying, connecting and deal-making. These are the skills that Dulwich Puxi Junior School children have been practising this week at the Dulwich Primary Model United Nations hosted by their sister campus, Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong.
The Dulwich Primary Model United Nations is attended by Year 5 students from across Dulwich international campuses who meet, team, and then immediately commence working together as UN delegates representing 12 countries. This year, the Model United Nations focused on Sustainability Goal number 4: Quality education for all children… "Is education a right or a privilege?" was the question posed to all attending Model UN delegates. Students seeks to understand, find resolutions and solutions to this wide reaching and devastating global issue.
- Today, half of the world's school age children are not able to learn because they do not have access to school due to conflict, famine, floods (climate change crisis) and, because of their gender.
- 245 million children currently live in conflict zones across the globe.
- By 2030, 62% of the world’s poorest children will live in conflict zones.
Thank you to the Junior School staff at Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong who put together this opportunity and to Dulwich teachers who brought Year 5 together from across the world to participate in this important event.
The Dulwich approach of One College, Many Campuses drives collaboration between students and staff across the Dulwich group of schools (currently 12 in Asia with our 400 year old parent school, Dulwich College London) to the betterment of the students' experience and Dulwich Primary Model United Nations is just one of the ways we ensure that their students are globally minded, internationally focused and well prepared to Graduate Worldwise.
Graduate Worldwise is an emphasis on human qualities running alongside academic achievement. Success by students too often is defined in terms of short-term achievements, without consideration of a longer-term view. At Dulwich College Puxi they believe this has the chance to lead young people into blind alleys. The world is changing faster than ever before with conventional qualifications not keeping up with the needs of employers or new flexible, technology-rich working environments. Too many young peoples' futures are being shaped simplistically by qualification systems that measure the academic qualities for jobs that machines will soon replace. They believe the development of core skills and character strengths embraced by 'Graduate Worldwise' will enable Dulwich students to face uncertainty with confidence and opportunity.
Graduate Worldwise represents our commitment to preparing students for a future that is undefinable. This means delivering our globally recognised, outstanding Dulwich curriculum with it's wide range of co-curricular activities, alongside their very caring and professional provision for student wellbeing, to build character strengths and skills that will stand the test of time.
[All images via Dulwich College Shanghai Puxi]
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