Head of School's Corner
On Tuesday evening last week, we hosted our second Education Salon of this academic year. Our invited speaker was Professor Zhang Yiqing. We do, of course, have many speakers visiting Keystone regularly, not only for these pioneering salons. Two days later, for example, Professor Morton Schapiro, President of Northwestern University in Chicago, spoke to an enthralled gathering of Grades 11 and 12 students and teachers.Northwestern is a remarkable university, and one to which I hope Keystone students are drawn, now and in the future. Our Grade 12 students are in the middle of their college applications, and so the practical yet profound experience and advice of Professor Schapiro were apposite, and welcome.
But back to our salon. Professor Zhang is the Director of the Department of Standard Chinese and Linguistics at the Ministry of Education Institute of Applied Linguistics, and Associate Professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He graduated from Peking …
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