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“我能,我可以”照亮百年职校领导人会议
“YES, I CAN” HIGHLIGHTS BN VOCATIONAL SCHOOL LEADERS CONFERENCE

作者:比格公司 点击率:161 发布时间:2016-07-14 10:30:23

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        79日下午,比格公司非常荣幸的参与了“百年职校”领导人会议。此次会议共召开了3天,来自北京、大连、三亚、郑州、银川、丽江、武汉以及成都等全国八所百年职校的校长、主任以及老师代表们齐聚一堂,此次会议通过网络向全球进行直播。

    此次下午长达四个小时活动首先听取了来自马斯京根大学的胡贝尔博士(Dr. Walter Huber)所做的“教育的艺术”(The Craft of Teaching)的报告。胡贝尔博士从2006年开始就持续到访中国,对如何成为一名出色的教师有着独特和深入的理解,更深刻明白百年职校的老师们面对从欠发达地区而来的学生们所面临的具体挑战。

    随后则是我关于“锻炼打造健康人生”(Exercise for a Healthy Life)的陈述。快走、跑步以及日常锻炼项目将成为即将于9月开学的百年职校北京“师范”学校的固定课程。为期12周的课程由比格的合作伙伴yufu集团开发。Yufu集团董事长于嘉,不仅是CCTV5的解说员,还是一名狂热的马拉松爱好者,此次课程也全程参与设计。在陈述的最后,我们还将《百年职校体育锻炼手册》作为礼物赠送给百年职校的创始人和主席姚莉女士,供百年职校的学生们开展日常锻炼参照使用。

    下午活动的高潮来自百年职校的“我能,我可以”的英语演讲比赛。每一所学校派出两名学员组成代表队,每一支代表队在五分钟内进行英语演讲,从发音、流畅度、词汇、语法、思想传递性、原创性以及团队合作方面来展现他们。每一位学员的表现都相当出色,我与胡贝尔博士、萨比娜·布兰迪(Sabina Brady,百年职校董事会成员以及克林顿基金管理者)以及其他几位贵宾担任评委,可以负责任的说场上竞争的非常激烈。最终来自成都百年职校的团队获得了冠军,而北京代表队和武汉代表队并列获得亚军。每一支代表队在场下都有来自自己学校的同学们为其加油助威,最终武汉百年职校拿下了最佳“拉拉队”奖。

    在“教育照亮人生”这一立校格言的引导下,百年职校为全中国成千上万名来自农民工家庭的子弟提供了良好的教育以及改变人生的机会。我们诚挚地欢迎您访问www.bnvs.com来了解关于百年职校的更多信息,如果能力足够我们也恳请您进行捐赠。我们“比格”一直以支持百年职校为荣!


Beijing International Group was honored to take part in the BN Vocational School Leaders Conference on the afternoon of July 9th that was part of the three-day program for 60 BN headmasters, administrators & teachers representing 8-city group of BN schools in Beijing, Dailan, Sanya, Zhengzhou, Yanchang, Lijiang, Wuhan & Chengdu. The event was live streamed around the world.

The four-hour afternoon session commenced with a terrific presentation of “The Craft of Teaching” by Dr. Walter Huber of Muskingum University. Dr. Huber, who has been coming to China since 2006, demonstrated a unique & deep understanding of what goes into being a top-notch teacher, particularly with the challenges that BN teachers face working with students coming from disadvantaged areas.

Next up was my presentation of the new “Exercise for a Healthy Life” walking/running& daily exercise programs that will become part of the BN curriculum in “Showcase School” Beijing in September. The twelve-week course is designed by BIG partner, Yu Fu Group. YU Fu chairman Yu Jia, who just happens to be a famous CCTV 5 sportscaster and an avid marathoner, was on hand for the session. At the conclusion of our presentation, the BN Vocational School Physical Exercise Manual, that will be the reference book for the BN pre-school daily student physical exercise sessions, was unveiled in a special presentation to Madam Yao Li, founder & president of BN Vocational School.

The highlight of the afternoon was the BN “Yes, I Can” English Contest with two-person student teams representing all eight BN schools. Each student-team provided a five-minute presentation demonstrating their English skills in pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary, grammar, delivery, originality and team work. Every student was absolutely fantastic! Acting as a judge along with Dr. Huber, Ms. Sabina Brady (BN board member & country manager for The Clinton Foundation) among other dignitaries, I can tell you that the competition was tighter than putting a string through the head of a pin! In the end there had to be a winner and that was the team from Chengdu BN School followed by a tie between Beijing & Wuhan BN Schools. Each BN team was enthusiastically supported by their school’s student cheerleading team with Wuhan BN School taking top honors in the ‘Cheer” category.

Operating under the more than appropriate motto “Education Lights the Journey of Life”, BN Vocational School makes a fantastic contribution to the education and life preparation of thousands of children migrant workers across China. We encourage you to visit www.bnvs.com to see more of BN’s great work and if you are able please make a donation. “BIG” is honored to support BN!