Resilience & Mental Health Education for Left-Behind Children

Program Details & Highlights
Program Description

Shining Star is a local NGO that helps provide quality mental health and enrichment services to rural students. Lack of access to quality education resources and an absence of parental involvement result in lower levels of social and emotional learning development. This issue was identified by the Stanford Rural Education and Action Program (REAP) as a large challenge to social stability in China.

They seek to develop fundraising channels in order to continuously provide high quality programs that benefit left behind children in the community. Students will organize a mental health workshop, join a resilience camp with local children, and execute lesson plans as well as delivering resilience training to help Shining Star improve their curriculum.
Local Partner 

Shining Star is a local NGO registered in the Civil Affairs Bureau of Panyu District, Guangzhou with the mission of providing quality mental health and enrichment services to rural students. In order to give back to society, Shining Star is driven by a vision to see students grow up to be healthy and happy, and to convey love and hope.
Content Expert
David Chiu

An Executive MBA graduate from London Business School, Columbia Business School and Hong Kong University, David is an award-winning teacher and manager. He was awarded the SINA National Teaching Award in 2013 and the National Director of Studies Award in 2016. He is currently a Regional Operations Director for EF Education First, the world’s largest private language education company. David regularly conducts trainings across China and advises groups from parents to school districts on establishing effective and sustainable education programs.
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