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2020-03-10

Insight into Northeast China: Workshop for Principals and Educators of JLU Confucius Institutes

I. Program Introduction

Program Background

In order to give full play to the role of Confucius Institutes overseas as a platform for all-round cultural exchanges and enhance the capability of Confucius Institutes to serve and integrate with local demands, principals of primary & secondary schools and local Chinese language teachers in areas, where the Confucius Institute at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, the Confucius Institute at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, the Confucius Institute at the University of Buenos Aires and the Confucius Institute at Hanyang University of R.O.K are based, will be invited to join the Workshop.


Program Purposes

The Workshop will serve and facilitate Chinese teaching at primary & secondary schools overseas through seminars and discussions on methodologies of language teaching; provide the participants first-hand experience to educational philosophy and academic atmosphere in Chinese schools through visiting primary & secondary schools in China, meeting with Chinese teaching fellows and having face-to-face interactions with Chinese young students; and help participants to have in-depth understanding of China’s contemporary social and economic development and appreciate traditional Chinese culture and folk customs through attending lectures on national conditions of China, taking courses of traditional Chinese culture and joining language practical activities.


Program Content

In light of professional experiences of participants, academic exchanges on various topics, specialized seminars, discussions on teaching methodologies, presentations of teaching outcomes and field visits will be arranged during the Workshop.

 

Participants

10 members and 1 team leader will be invited from each Confucius Institute for the Workshop. Representatives from other Confucius Institutes partners and local Chinese language teachers will be invited to join the Workshop as well.


Date and Length of the Program

10-day program -Workshop will be held from 8th November –17th November , 2020.


II. Itinerary and Agenda


Date

Activity

Place

8th November

Sunday

Arrival in Beijing and Departure to Changchun

Beijing 

Changchun

9th November

Monday

Whole Day: Research on Chinese Elementary Educational Model – Visit to Liwang Experimental Middle School Affiliated to Jilin University

Evening: Traditional Chinese Culture Course – A bite of China

Changchun

10th November

Tuesday

Morning: Research on Chinese Elementary Educational Model– Visit to Affiliated Kindergarten of JLU

Afternoon: Research on Chinese Elementary Educational Model – Visit to Shangde Middle School Affiliated to Jilin University

Evening: Traditional Chinese Culture Course – Chinese Leisure Life

Changchun

11th November

Wednesday

Morning: Lecture – Overview of China’s Educational Evolution: From Imperial Examination (Keju) to National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao)

Afternoon: Impression of China – Visit to Changchun Urban Planning Exhibition Hall

Evening: Traditional Chinese Culture Course – Chinese Tea Culture

Changchun

12th November

Thursday

Morning: Workshop

·Teaching Environment and Classroom Activity

·Teaching Assessment and Strategy

·Teaching language with Technology

Afternoon: Impression of China – Visit to Museum of the Imperial Palace of Manchukuo

Changchun

13th November

Friday

Morning: Conclusion of the Workshop

Afternoon: Return to Beijing

Changchun

Beijing

14th November

Saturday

Morning: Impression of China – Visit to the Palace Museum

Afternoon: Impression of China – Visit to Tian’anmen Square and the National Museum

Beijing

15th November

Sunday

Morning: Impression of China – Visit to the Great Wall;

Afternoon: Language Practice Activity – Nanluogu Alley

Beijing

16th November

Monday

Morning: Visit to Confucius Institute Headquarters;

Afternoon: Research on Chinese Elementary Educational Model – Visit to Beijing Elementary School

Beijing

17th November

Tuesday

Departure from China



III. Details

1. Expenses on round-trip train tickets between Beijing and Changchun, accommodation in Beijing and Changchun, cultural lectures, tickets of cultural activities and intra-city traffic will be covered by the organizer;

2. The contents and agenda of this program is subject to change in accordance with actual circumstances;

3. Participants shall purchase their own international insurance that shall cover their whole stay in China;

4. English and Chinese will be working languages during the program.