|Posted by Penny Chen on September 11, 2011 at 10:25 PM||comments (30)|
Please Vote for Me is a 2007 documentary film following the elections for class monitor in a 3rd grade class of eight year old children in the Evergreen Primary School in Wuhan, China. This was reported to be the first election of its type for a class monitor held in a school in China, as well as an interesting use of classic democratic voting principles and interpersonal dynamics.
It gives a glimpse into China's contemporary urban middle classes. It won the St...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Penny Chen on September 11, 2011 at 10:20 PM||comments (0)|
Video: Full Episode China Prep follows five Chinese students through their final high-pressure year at an elite high school in Sichuan Province. Eighteen hundred students vie for spots in Beijing’s top two universities. Last year only 59 made it.
Studying seven days a week, the students’ lives are regimented almost every minute of the day as they ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Penny Chen on September 11, 2011 at 9:40 PM||comments (0)|
Video Link from YouTube
BBC - Chinese Schools Episode 1, Part 1 - Gearing up for mock exams
BBC - Chinese Schools - Episode 1, Part 2 - Grave sweeping, medical exams
BBC - Chinese Schools - Episode 1, Part 3 of 6, Sp...Read Full Post »