Announcements Archive

  • 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
  • Chinese Language Acquisition Seminar 20 April

    A special seminar on Chinese language acquisition will be held on 20 April when Tim Dodds, Principal of Chatswood Public School in New South Wales will share with us the experiences of that continent. Australia has for many decades had a strong Chinese community and has an established Asia Literacy Programme from which we can learn ... Read more
  • Chinese Bridge Winner

    The overall winner of the 10th Chinese Bridge competition held in London on 19 March is Peter Dolby, a 4th year undergraduate from Chinese Studies at the University of Edinburgh who, after a long day of competition, was awarded first prize by Chinese Ambassador Liu Xiaoming. This nationwide heat saw the three Edinburgh students each gain ... Read more
  • Confucius Institute leads world

    For the fourth consecutive year, the University’s Confucius Institute has been honoured as ‘Institute of the Year’. The Institute of the Year 2010 Award was collected in Beijing by Principal Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea. It was bestowed upon the Confucius Institute for Scotland by Hanban, sponsor of the global network of Confucius Institutes and Classrooms. The prizegiving ... Read more
  • Join in – Membership Programme

    To gain access to a wide range of services and resources, enrol now in membership. The membership scheme has a number of benefits – benefits for members and for the Institute, more efficiencies and the ability to offer more services. A summary of benefits is shown below. For full details please see the Membership section of the ... Read more
  • Video Conference classes

    This autumn students in Argyll, Elgin and Lewis will have the opportunity to learn Chinese with the Confucius Institute for Scotland in partnership with UHI Millenium Institute. Following a successful pilot last year this autumn will see Video Conference classes running on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Students who enrol for these classes will have the ... Read more