ut intercultural education. As John Dewey put it,” … education is
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justment of individual activity on the basis of this social consciousness is the only sure method of social reconstruction.”娱乐地图
Therefore, to prepare the young generation to act as competent global citizens of
a community with a shared future for mankind, we have to sow in their hearts and minds the seeds of em
娱乐地图女神会所pathy, mutual respect and win-win cooperation, which will enable the community to constantly grow and flourish.
As I understand it, intercultural education is not one course, nor a-once-and-for-all effort. It should be
integrated into day-by-day classroom teaching and extracurricular activities from the kindergarten through elementary and hi娱乐地图
gh school to the institutions of higher education, so it becomes a life-long pursuit of every global citizen.
娱乐地图女神会所So, as Mother Teresa put it, “Yesterday is gone, tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today, let us begin.”
State Council executive meeting chaired by Li says consumption will be buoyed
China will take more measures, including improving services for people’s dail娱乐地图
y lives and encouraging cultural and tourism consumption, as part of efforts to better mee
娱乐地图女神会所t the need for consumer sector upgrades to further unleash the potential of domestic demand.
The decision was made on Wednesday at the State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.
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ut more ways to spur business activities and provide greater convenience to consumers,” Li said.
It was noted at the meeting that, in response to the trends in commercial transf
娱乐地图女神会所rmation and consumer upgrades, the use of technologies such as big data will be encourag
ed, and individualized spending on goods and services, smart consumption and other new business
?she buys cosmetics, handbags and clothing from top brands through cross-border e-commer
ce platforms every month. Sometimes, she drives for one to two hours to neighboring bigger cities, such a
s Wuxi in Jiangsu, and Shanghai for shopping. She also plans two or three overseas trips every year.
“I don’t have any housing or car loans, and don’t have to worry about daily costs, as I live with my parents. I usually spend all my sa
lary on daily consumption and entertainment, which is quite common for people such as myself,” she said.
Jason Yu, managing director of Kantar Worldpanel, said small-to
wn youths look to the internet for the latest information, products and lifest
yles. The gap between young people in lower-tier cities and those in metropolises has narrowed greatly.
“Small-town youths now have broader horizons, are well informed, and some have even started to lead ‘avant-garde’ lifestyles,” he said.