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Through Train Schools - Ying Wa College, St. Mary's Canossian College, Ying Wa Primary School (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Through Train Schools - Ying Wa College, St. Mary's Canossian College, Ying Wa Primary School (Paperback): Books Llc
Through Train Schools - Ying Wa College, St. Mary's Canossian College, Ying Wa Primary School (Paperback): Books Llc

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Ying Wa College(), formerly known as Anglo-Chinese College, abbreviated as 'YWC', is the world's first Anglo-Chinese school. It has thrived on the vision of its founding fathers and the good work of generations of devoted principals and teachers, whose educational approach is particularly apt for Hong Kong, a place where East meets West, and where a healthy synergy between the two brings out the best of both worlds. Indeed, thousands of local youths have passed through its gates and benefited from its excellent care and nurture in over 191 years. Among them many are outstanding leaders in Hong Kong today. The current school building is located at 1 Ying Wa Street in Shamshuipo of Kowloon in Hong Kong. It was formerly a school of London Missionary Society and later became a member school of The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China. The original college campus was located in Malacca, Malaysia.The first institution with the name of Ying Wa College was founded in Malacca in 1818 by Robert Morrison of the London Missionary Society, the first Protestant missionary to China. The Rev. Dr. William Milne was then appointed Headmaster. The fundamental deed declared the object of the College to be The reciprocal cultivation of Chinese and European literature; and the diffusion of Christianity. Apart from its work of a school, the Anglo-Chinese College (as it was then called) also trained evangelists and pastors. Leung Faat and the Rev. Hoh Fuk Tong were among the first Chinese to heed the call to preach the Gospel. The college was part of an even broader scheme by Morrison for the evangelization of China. This was, to build at Malacca what he called an " Anglo-Chinese College." Its object was to introduce the East to the We... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=47136

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-24905-3
Barcode: 9781158249053
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-158-24905-5

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