China, Educate, Guangzhou, High School, Humanities

A Rough Start

A disturbing, satirical, perplexing, and very frustrating two weeks have just flown by.  As you know the school I am working for, the actual building, was far from complete the week before we were to open. Miraculous work took place and we are now in the buildings.  Unfortunately the need to open the buildings/school on time… Continue reading A Rough Start

China, Educate, Guangzhou, Huadu, Humanities, Uncategorized

New Life, New School

Grand Opening is just three days away! The Yew Wah International Education School officially opens its doors to students on September 18.  But since the campus isn't really ready for us to occupy it, we will be hosting an activity camp at the Sheraton resort just down the road for the first two days.  Here is… Continue reading New Life, New School

Adventure, China, Educate, Global Health, High School, Humanities, Middle School, Travel

A Chinese Village, 14.8 Million Strong

I have arrived in Huadu, China, a small...ish suburb of Guangzhou in southern China, just two hours inland from Hong Kong.  Trees and green hills abound and calmness reigns amongst the high-rises in my neighborhood.  All of this is very surprising to me.  Happy people meandering the streets and lush plant life are every where.… Continue reading A Chinese Village, 14.8 Million Strong