Happy Chinese New Year of the Tiger! Chinese New Year is an extremely popular topic in school, particularly in EYFS, KS1 and KS2. Here some excellent, varied and creative activity ideas for you to try with your children as a teacher, parent or carer during this exciting and culturally enriching festival!
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is another great Marvel film and one that really aims to and succeeds in boosting Chinese representation in a Hollywood film. These “Ten Rings” of representation talk through the different ways in which it helps to combat the under-representation and negative light in which many Chinese and East Asian characters are portrayed on screen.
“A change is yet to come” marks IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia), focusing on the dilemma gay, British-born Chinese English teacher Alex Chang faces at work in Shanghai, China.
Sue Cheung’s follow-up to 2019’s award-winning novel “Chinglish” is “Maddy Yip’s Guide to Life”. Aimed at kids 8+ it’s a funny take on life from the perspective of an 11-year-old girl who just happens to be half-Chinese as she tries to figure out what her talent is.
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is MCU’s upcoming film due for release in September 2021. It’s their first film to feature a Chinese superhero and a predominantly ethnic Chinese cast. But just how good will it be for the representation of Asians and East Asians in Hollywood and Chinese culture?
20th April is Chinese Language Day. Have you always wanted to learn Chinese? Well here you can learn some popular words and phrases that range from a little bit cheeky to downright crude!
Sue Cheung’s debut young adult novel “Chinglish” retells her funny, quirky and often sad life growing up above her mad parents’ Chinese takeaway. Here’s my review of this award-winning book.
An open poem to the people who try and silence the voices of the Asian community and its supporters or deflect the issue of racism in the wake of the anti-Asian attacks.
Anti-Asian hate crimes have skyrocketed around the world in the past year. This has to stop! Why are the media and some people brushing the issue under the carpet and not taking enough notice of it and us?
Harry Potter actress Katie Leung has spoken out about the racist abuse she received online many years ago. Here’s why it’s an important issue to discuss now after all these years of having to keep quiet.