ELG and Xiersen both had a fantastic time at Rotaract's Run in Blue event on Saturday, May 6 at Century Park! Donations from the event went towards funding the Careers in Care 2.0 Project, run Xiersen Children Service Center, which will train local para-professionals in special education.
WHAT IS RUN IN BLUE? - it is an ANNUAL SPRING RUN co-produced by RACS - it supports a different cause each year related to CHILDREN’S WELL-BEING AND EDUCATION - it aims to bring about HUGE IMPACT with enthusiastic runners and fun-filled activities - it is GROWING RAPIDLY RUN IN BLUE 2017 for Careers in Care … Continue reading Come “Run in Blue” at Century Park for Careers in Care 2.0
Xiersen at Wellington Festival of Education Xiersen was on hand at Wellington’s Festival of Education to let attendees know about issues surrounding special education in China and how they can make a difference.
Dear Shanghai community, I am really excited to tell you about the activities we have been involved in these last few weeks. As many of you know, April is World Autism Awareness Month and April 2nd is the official day. Earlier this year, we identified this month as a time to really bring our community … Continue reading Reflections on Autism Awareness Month 2016: An Open Letter to the Shanghai Community
To say Xiersen Children Service Center was busy this past year is an understatement. Founded at the end of 2014, Xiersen focuses on revolutionizing the way special education services are provided in China by utilizing a variety of different resources in the community. We have been mobilizing community partners, recruiting volunteers, and initiating new projects since … Continue reading Raising Awareness: AGame 2016 & AWare
In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, The Essential Learning Group has adopted Xiersen Children’s Center, an officially-registered Chinese non-profit organization, as its sister NGO. Xiersen impacts children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by providing training to parents, caretakers, and special education professionals. ELG supports Xiersen as its sister NGO through financial, in-kind, and programmatic support. Xiersen was … Continue reading ELG Adopts Xiersen to Impact Local Children with Special Needs
Andrew Hill, one of our founders, is a busy man. NGO Chairman and ELG Director, he already does a lot of work to help others. Not satisfied with those two major commitments, starting July 1, 2016, he has also been President of the Rotary Club of Shanghai, a prestigious position where he can do even … Continue reading Developing Community: Andrew Hill about His Work for Rotary