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Final of 18th ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for College School Students Successfully Held in Dublin

In News By Super User / Apr 23, 2019

The Irish Final of 18th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students took place in the Confucius Institute New Building on 14 April 2019. The event was hosted by Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and co-organized by the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland, UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and UCD Irish Institute for Chinese Studies.  Read more

2nd European Association for Chinese Teaching International Symposium Successfully Held in UCD

In News By Super User / Apr 18, 2019

The 2nd International Symposium of the European Association for Chinese Teaching (EACT) was successfully held in UCD Ireland from April 12 to 13, 2019. More than 200 scholars and educators of Chinese language from 22 countries and regions attended the symposium, which was hosted by EACT and organised by its Irish branch together with the UCD Confucius Institute (CII) for Ireland. Participants had round-table, plenary and panel discussions around the theme of ‘Regional and International Features in the subject development of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language’. Read more

UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland Holds the A2019 Board Meeting

In News By Super User / Mar 19, 2019

The 2019 Board Meeting of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (UCD CII) was held in the conference room of the UCD CII building on the morning of March 11th. Present at the meeting were Prof. DU Peng, Vice President of Renmin University of China, Ms LI Zhenshi, Deputy Director of the International Office and Director of the Confucius Institute of Renmin University, Ms SONG Dongxia, Deputy Director of the HR Department of Renmin University, Prof Dolores O’Riordan, UCD Vice-President for Global Engagement and Dr Liming Wang, UCD CII Director.  Read more

Unveiling Ceremony of the Model Confucius Institute Held in UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Mar 1, 2019

The Unveiling Ceremony of the Model Confucius Institute was held in the newly completed UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) building on February 26, 2019. Chinese Vice Minister of Education H.E. Mr. Tian Xuejun, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, Executive Deputy Director-General of Hanban Professor Ma Jianfei, UCD President Professor Andrew J Deeks, and more than 130 staff members and students from UCD and CII attended the event. Read more

2019 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland

In News By Super User / Feb 27, 2019

February 16, 2019, The Convention Centre Dublin embraced a nearly 2000 crowds for the enchanting annual Spring Festival Gala co-organized by the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (UCD CII) and the Embassy of People’s Republic of China in Ireland. Read more

5th Confucius Classroom Working Meeting Held in UCD CII

In News By Super User / Feb 12, 2019

  The 5th Confucius Classroom Working Meeting was held in UCD CII on January 16th, 2019. The 20 participants included principles or programme managers from 9 secondary schools with Confucius Classrooms, CII Director Prof Liming Wang and CII Chinese Director Mr Wei Zhang. Read more

Local Chinese Teacher Training by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Feb 8, 2019

Local Chinese teacher training by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) commenced on February 2nd, 2019. The objective of the training course was to increase Chinese language teaching (CLT) efficiency and performance and to improve methods of CLT promotion. It also aimed to train a cohort of high-qualified local teachers and build a local teacher reserve. Prof Liming Wang, Director of UCD CII and Prof Lianyi Song of the SOAS, University of London, addressed the teaching staff of CII and 26 local teachers.      Read more

‘China in my Eyes’ Art Competition— A Big Success

In News By Super User / Nov 26, 2018

The ‘China in my Eyes’ Art Competition drew to a successful close at UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) on November 25th, 2018. Present at the event were participating children and their parents, along with Chinese Ambassador to Ireland H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong and his diplomat team including Mr. Sheng Mingchun, chief of Political and Press Section, Education Officer Mr. Zheng Dawei and Cultural Officer Mrs. Wang Oujia, who was also a Competition judge. Also at the event were Vice President of China’s South-Central University for Nationalities Prof. Dongyun Du, UCD CII Director Prof. Liming Wang, UCD CII Chinese Director Mr. Wei Zhang, the Art Competition judges Ms. Jean Lownders, Mr. Thomas Duffy, Ms. Fengli Yu and Ms. Yi Jiang.    Read more

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