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Wenzhou children capture world under guidance of intl tutor

ALMS|Updated: June 20, 2022


Alex Absolute takes a photo with students from the Zhouyuan Primary School in Lucheng district, Wenzhou on June 17. [Photo/WeChat account: haiwaifabu]

Alex Absolute, a British native who has been living in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province for several years, held a photography class for students from Zhouyuan Primary School on June 17, local media outlets reported.

Absolute, a foreign tutor employed by both the school and the Wenzhou Overseas Media Center to help broaden their horizons, kicked off the class with a question – why do we record our lives – and followed it up by sharing photos and videos taken by himself and introducing the stories behind them to the students.

He also taught the students many practical filming tips, which left the youngsters intrigued.


Japanese agricultural expert Yuki Sato introduces students to garbage classification and environmental protection. [Photo/WeChat account: haiwaifabu]

Since overseas tutors made their debut at the Zhouyuan Primary School on April 22, students at the school have attended a class offered by Japanese agricultural expert Yuki Sato on garbage classification and environmental protection, as well as a class offered by Russian senior manager Alexandra Dybrynina in which she discusses her life in Wenzhou.

According to the Wenzhou Overseas Media Center, more international tutors will be invited to the school in the future. The move is part of Wenzhou's efforts to shape itself into a child-friendly city.


Russian senior manager Alexandra Dybrynina shares her stories with local children on June 17. [Photo/WeChat account: haiwaifabu]


Alex Absolute teaches a class on photography techniques. [Photo/WeChat account: haiwaifabu]

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