Announcements Archive

  • 100th Anniversary Exhibition

    A special photographic exhibition of 80 images marking the 100th Anniversary of the 1911 Revolution will be held in the University of Edinburgh`s Adam House on 4th, 5th and 6th November. The 1911 Revolution, also known as the Xinhai Revolution ended imperial rule in China and ushered in Asia`s first republic. Friday 4th November : 10.00-17.00 Saturday 5th ... Read more
  • Confucius Institute for Glasgow

    To help meet the growing demand for learning about China and Chinese the University of Glasgow held an opening ceremony to mark the establishment of a Confucius Institute within the University. Established as a partnership with Nankai University in Tianjin, the CI in Glasgow is headed up by Professor Jane Duckett. For full details of the ... Read more
  • CPD-Chinese Language & Culture 4 Nov

    Join us on Friday 4th Nov for a morning CPD session from Shaz Lawrence covering development of Chinese language/cultural programmes and assessment strategies. Whether you are considering teaching Chinese or are already doing so, this is a seminar that will give you insights, information and inspiration in equal measure. Shaz Lawrence is a regular presenter at the San ... Read more
  • Scotland-China collection

    The range of publiciations available in the Confucius Institute library continues to expand in scope and variety with some new additions to the Scotland-China section which focuses on Scots who have lived and worked in China as government officials, soldiers, business people, missionaries and travellers. The variety of topics include: * early diplomatic contacts with China, by ... Read more
  • Edinburgh Student Second in World

    Following the UK heat of the `Chinese Bridge` Proficiency Competition held in London in May, winner Peter Dolby journeyed to Changsha (Hunan Province) to compete against 120 country finalists. `Chinese Bridge` is the international Chinese language contest sponsored by Hanban, a division of the Ministry of Education. The heats in Beijing narrowed the field from 120 to ... Read more
  • Sponsored Teaching Materials Courses in China

    A series of seven day sponsored training programmes introducing Chinese language teaching materials are on offer from Hanban from July till Dec 2011. Open to full time Chinese language teachers, age under 60, from mainstream teaching institutions, such as universities, colleges, secondary and primary schools the full cost of the training programme including tuition, food, accommodation ... Read more
  • John Chinnery – Tribute Talk at AGM

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland is the venue for this year`s Scotland China Association AGM held on the morning of Sat 11 June. Following the AGM which will start at 11am there will be a special talk given by Frances Wood, Head of the Chinese Department at the British Library. Her talk is entitled `John Chinnery, ... Read more
  • Scholarships to China – deadline 26 May

    The Confucius Institute Scholarships for 2011 have just been announced and this year there are three types of scholarship on offer. Type A Scholarships for four weeks to be taken between July-Aug 2011 or Sept 2011-Jan 2012 Type B Scholarships of one academic year focusing on Chinese language & culture, education or Chinese history as a major. Type C Master in ... Read more