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Sep 21, 2015, 10:30 ET
Pianist Kimball Gallagher Wows Students at Beijing's Keystone Academy

A Musical Conversation Around The World

 Students at Keystone Academy would have never imagined that a concert by a world-renowned pianist would begin with improvisations by the...

May 11, 2015, 10:30 ET
Malcolm McKenzie, Head of Keystone Academy, speak at the 2015 Harvard China Education Symposium.

Is Your Child Ready For The World? Harvard Graduates Inspired by Keystone's World School Model

The world of international education is fast evolving. But is it changing for the better?  This was one of the pressing issues raised at...

Apr 07, 2015, 10:30 ET
Beijing’s Keystone Academy Makes Its Mark At North East Asian Math Competition

North East Asian Math Competition Returns with Vigor and New Winners

"Everybody at this year's math competition is going to remember Keystone," said Yang Zhaohui, a math teacher of Keystone Academy Beijing. He...

Mar 23, 2015, 10:30 ET
China’s Olympic Swimming Champion Jiao Liuyang Interacts with Students of Keystone Academy Beijing

China's Olympic Swimming Champion Inspires Keystone Students to Love the Sport

 "Winning or losing is not important. You have to focus on the present and do the best you can. If you give it your all, odds are, you will...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:30 ET
Open House Day drew hundreds of families eager to come to Keystone next school year

China Ready For New World School

Last year, The Wall Street Journal[1] reported a six-time increase of Chinese students in private American high schools. The report cited the U.S....

Dec 01, 2014, 10:30 ET
Beijing’s Keystone Academy Now An SSAT Center‍

China Adds One More SSAT Test Center to the Capital

 Keystone Academy is now an approved location to take the SSAT in China, making it one of only two test centers in the capital city....

Nov 17, 2014, 10:30 ET
Creativity and innovation are key to academic and professional success, said Dr. David Oxtoby, President of Pomona College

Pomona College President Sees Beijing's Keystone Academy Students Thriving at Top American Colleges

Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple; Jane Chen, founder of Embrace; and Matthew Estes, founder of Beijing-based Babycare Ltd. all have three...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:30 ET
Princeton Tigertones give stellar performance at Beijing’s Keystone Academy

Princeton Tigertones Hit the High Notes at Beijing's Keystone Academy

 One of Princeton University's most talented groups of musicians – Tigertones – brought Keystone Academy's first music night to...

Sep 29, 2014, 10:30 ET
Keystone Community Celebrates the Beginning (PRNewsFoto/Keystone Academy Beijing)

Keystone Community Celebrates the Beginning: A Dedication Ceremony Marked the Official Start of School

Clear blue skies are a luxury in Beijing and, perhaps, "a blessing" as one parent noted. It was definitely one of those unique days in Beijing, and...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:30 ET
Keystone Academy Begins Its Journey - First Day of School Filled with Excitement for the Academic Year Ahead (PRNewsFoto/Keystone Academy Beijing)

Keystone Academy Begins Its Journey - First Day of School Filled with Excitement for the Academic Year Ahead

 At the stroke of nine on the morning of 1 September, Keystone Academy opened its gates to its first batch of students marking a momentous...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:30 ET
Dr. Jin Li, Professor of Education and Human Development of Brown University, explains different learning models of different cultures (PRNewsFoto/Keystone Academy Beijing)

"Keystone Has Come At The Right Time," Says Dr. Jin Li, Speaking at the Sixth Education Salon

A mama, papa and baby bear are trying to catch fish for their dinner from a stream. The baby bear, desperate to learn this basic survival skill,...

Jul 28, 2014, 10:30 ET

Keystone Academy to Sponsor Thirteenth 21st Century English-speaking Competition in China

Keystone Academy has found an ideal partner in the 21st Century Cup. This is China's most prestigious national English-speaking competition for...

Mar 10, 2014, 10:30 ET

Keystone Academy Introduces Bilingual Immersion at its 5th Education Salon

Bilingual immersion is one of three pillars of the Keystone academic model. This was the core of the topic – Between Two Worlds – of...

Dec 23, 2013, 10:30 ET

Keystone Academy Hosts its 4th Education Salon

On November 28, Keystone Academy hosted the 4th salon in its Educational Salon Series, A Close Up on International Education, at the Beijing...

Nov 19, 2013, 10:30 ET
Head of Keystone Academy, Mr. Malcolm McKenzie, talks about the three educational traditions at AmCham China.  (PRNewsFoto/Keystone Academy Beijing)

Keystone All-Star Leadership Team Makes its Debut at AmCham China

Keystone Academy recently hosted its first public-media event for more than 50 representatives from foreign and local media and other...

Sep 09, 2013, 10:30 ET
Keystone Academy's Performing Arts Center. (PRNewsFoto/Keystone Academy Beijing)

Keystone Academy: A New World School for the New World

 Four years ago Ms. Yang Yanling, a Chinese woman and mother of two, began looking for a school to enroll her children. She did not find an...

Jul 08, 2013, 10:30 ET

Keystone Academy Beijing Pioneering a New Model of Education in China

In Fall 2014, Keystone Academy Beijing opens its doors, officially setting into motion the molding of a new paradigm in Chinese education. The...