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2019 Joint Conference of the European Confucius Institutes

The Confucius Institute at Newcastle University attended a Conference in Aveiro, Portugal, on 5-8 June 2019.

2019 Joint Conference of the European Confucius Institutes themed on Chinese Language Course Design & Development was convened in Aveiro of Portugal. The Confcuius Institute at the University of Aveiro hosted this Conference which was attended by 34 CI directors from 20 Confuicus Institutes in Europe. All participants shared their experiences in Chinese teaching ranging from the design of Chinese courses, the pedagogy in its delivery as well as the grading and assessment system.

The Chinese Director, Dr. Wei Pan, attended the conference on behalf of the Confucius Institute at Newcastle Unviersity and gave a presentation on how the CI at Newcastle University made efforts in the enhancement of the teaching quality through the faculty development of the CI teaching staff.

published on: 1 June 2019