ShMamas Locked Down Playlist: Perfect Songs for Right Now

We asked, and you all answered…and it is an AMAZING playlist.   This list has songs to rock out to while scream singing the chorus in the shower. There are witty and sarcastic contributions that really nail the angst and frustration so many of us are feeling. There are songs that make you nod along … Continued

Virtual Events and Activities in the Community

In this strange and confusing time, we are happy to share some free virtual events from organizations in the community. If you have any questions, please contact the organizations directly.      Shanghai Lovefest Zoom April 28 – May 2, 8AM – 10AM Shanghai Lovefest is a 5-day free online event that brings together musicians, … Continued

Emotional support available at ELG

By ELG team     With the continued rise of COVID-19 cases and the extended period of lockdown in Shanghai, we understand the critical need is to support each other during this period. ELG has now launched two types of online services: Online Workshop for Group Training – School Support and Online Counseling Services for … Continued

CCS Keeps the Community Connected

As we are all going through the Shanghai city-wide COVID lockdown together, we want to share with you a few of the services that Community Center Shanghai is coordinating to assist you during this challenging time.  We understand the anxiety, fear, and confusion that you may be experiencing at the moment and encourage everyone to … Continued

INFO | TEC COVID-19 HUB

Little TEC IS IN ACTION! While Shanghai undergoes continued rounds of preventive measures during COVID, you may have many questions and concerns that arise… Don’t worry, The Expatriate Center (TEC) is here for you! We have consolidated information and resources from the latest news updates, hospital and medical resources, grocery guides and online webinar resources to keep you covered at all … Continued

In the Eyes of a Teen: 20 Things to Do During Lockdown

By Tiffany Kuo     Lockdown is hard. There is no doubt about it. On the bright side, since people all across Shanghai and in other locked cities are suffering together, it’s built a lot of camaraderie among neighbors. However, as a student, it is difficult to get past the fact that you are missing … Continued

Stress Relief Tips for Children and the Elderly

By Dr. Liqun Hu, Clinical Psychologist at GHC     Covid-19 has profoundly affected everyone, increasing our stress levels and adversely affecting the health of individuals, families and the wider community. The pandemic has seen a sudden and shocking change to our everyday lives; frequent nucleic acid testing, isolation, home-based working, online learning and a … Continued

E-learning Journeys at HQIS

By Shanghai Hong Qiao International School (HQIS)      This past month has marked the beginning of E-Learning, and everything has been even smoother than expected. All of our staff, teachers, and students knew what to do, the online platforms and lesson plans were ready, and all the scheduled classes and activities took place regularly. During the past … Continued

Online Learning at Britannica

By Britannica Shanghai   As we near the end of the third week of online learning, there is much to celebrate. Our teachers have made the rapid transition to delivering lessons online, doing all that they can to ensure continuity and stability for our children. Students have shown remarkable resilience, independence and maturity while settling … Continued

Shanghai Jia You!

Are you finding it hard to sit still while others are dashing around fighting the virus?  Here are a few opportunities to volunteer and help the community right now.   The Expatriate Center (TEC) is a non-profit organization registered and supported by the Shanghai municipal government to help expatriates “Build A Home Away From Home”. … Continued