Located in Guangzhou, The Affiliated High school of SCNU is a provincial key middle school with a history of over a century. The school has always been offering quality education catered to students of various aptitude levels. Meanwhile in Shanghai, YK Pao School, a private school founded 12 years ago, is committed to building a world-class Chinese education institute with international perspectives. In this episode, we interviewed the principal of The Affiliated High school of SCNU, Mr. Yao Xunqi and the founder of YK Pao School, Mr. Philip Sohmen. Through an in-depth discussion, they shed light on how to lay a solid foundation for students' future and the development of fundamental education in mainland China.