August 21, 2015

Planning Talent Network

During these last days of the Journey, the participants have worked on creating the structures of their lasting YGP Talent Network to keep in touch long after returning home to their respective parts of the world! During the Journey in China the participants have build relations – and after the Journey they will maintain them […]

August 19, 2015

Circular Economy Workshop at DeTao

The participants have returned from an inspiring day of engaging in a workshop regarding Circular Economy at DeTao learning institute in Shanghai. Circular Economy is an increasingly important concept and has become an opportunity for businesses. The participants tested their skills during different group exercises, while learning about how Circular Economy can help reduce the […]

August 18, 2015

Arrival in Shanghai

After having spend a few days in Luzhou and worked in the rice fields, the Pioneers arrived in vibrant Shanghai, where they have enjoyed the magnificent view of the skyline.  

August 18, 2015

YGP and Save the Children China

Shandre: ”I learned that a child with an education and skill could make the world their oyster – if you are willing to learn, you open doors to greater opportunities.” Nicola: ”It was great to see the ”Save the Children”-faces behind the TV-commercials. It helped me to realize that our donations do make a difference.” […]

August 16, 2015

Local Chinese Rice Farm

Our participants put their working gloves on as they experienced the daily life of a local Chinese rice farmer in Luzhou – in a region of China, where rice has been grown and harvested for more than 10,000 years.

August 15, 2015

Hiking Mount Qingcheng

Explore photos from a wonderful day of hiking up Mount Qingcheng outside Chengdu – experiencing the beautiful Chinese nature and Taoist temples in the great company of local students.

August 14, 2015

Visit To The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

Jacob: “The panda is a very fragile creature we give extreme welfare and care. Just like the attention we give this animal, this same kind of love should be shown to the ecosystem of our world.” Yesterday the YGP Learning Journey took the participants to visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, where […]

August 12, 2015

Reflection Hour

On the Journey in China the participants gather daily for the Reflection Hour. This is a time of reflection on the day’s many impressions and intuitive learning experiences. The hour includes time for individual reflection, team reflection and for discussion with the entire group. Reflection Hour normally takes place in the evening on the Journey […]

August 11, 2015

Flying Off To Chengdu

Today the Pioneering Group is flying off to Chengdu! So far it has been an amazing Journey filled with eye-opening, inspiring and thought-provoking experiences! This is the beginning of a strong youth network and cross-border friendships that could last a lifetime!

August 10, 2015

Social Entrepreneurship With Locals

Once again the Pioneering Group had the pleasure of spending their day with young Chinese entrepreneurs. The Pioneers were asked to come up with eight ideas for all of them to work on in teams. The eight ideas were based on social entrepreneurship to introduce the concept of business being combined with producing social value. […]