Many expat parents find it difficult to understand and deal with the challenges of raising global-minded children. Not many people know the various psychological effects of growing up in a culture (or cultures) different to their own. 'Third Culture Kid'
By Urban Family, Aug 13, 2014 16:10
“It’s like a surrealistic dream come true… kind of like a guitar player getting into The Beatles!” That’s how Russell Seaton, British International School Shanghai (BISS) Pudong’s Head of Music, describes embarking on the China tour with world-renowned Ce
By Urban Family, Jun 20, 2014 16:09
As part of the <em>Urban Family </em>arts-themed issue, we made an open call for student artwork submissions from the Shanghai international school community for a judged competition. Here is slideshow of a selection of submissions.
By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 17:31
As part of the Urban Family arts-themed issue, we made an open call for student artwork submissions from the Shanghai international school community for a judged competition. We were overwhelmed by the response. We received 110 works from seven different
By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 17:19
On, Friday, June 13, students and teachers from the Luwan Special Needs Education School gathered at the Shanghai Langham Hotel at Xintiandi to participate in the official Angels’ Eyes painting competition. Fifteen students from this award-winning school
By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 13:52
Britannica International School, Shanghai is pleased to offer the Royal Life Saving Society’s Bronze Medallion course here in Shanghai, June 21-22. The RLSSA Bronze Medallion is recognized as the minimum standard for a qualified lifesaver. The award is r
By Urban Family, Jun 11, 2014 11:42
The Shanghai Singapore International School (SSIS) just received its candidacy status for the new International Baccalaureate Career-related Certificate (IBCC). It is the first school in China to offer this new program for grades 11 and 12.
By Urban Family, May 12, 2014 19:00
Two college students have been arrested after allegedly being paid by classmates to hack into the school's website to alter morning run records, Shanghai Daily reports.
By Urban Family, May 09, 2014 13:00