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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

The Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghail TD and Kildare Town Community School Visit UCD CII

In News By Super User / Dec 4, 2018

On the morning of 30th November, the Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghail TD, his private secretary Mr Brian Prunty and Mr. John Hayes, deputy principal of Kildare Town Community School, visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) and was greeted by CII Director Professor Liming Wang. Read more

Beijing Education Fair 2018 successfully Held at UCD Confucius Institute

In News By Super User / Nov 10, 2018

On the morning of November 5, Beijing Education Fair 2018 was successfully held at UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, attended by Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing Youth Politics College, North China Electric Power University and other eight middle schools in Beijing. Read more

Chinese Culture Sparkles on the UCD Open Day 2018

In News By Super User / Nov 9, 2018

The Open Day of University College Dublin (UCD) was officially launched on 3rd November 2018. All sorts of activities attracting thousands of students and parents started from 10 am. Many visitors visited the new building of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland where they learned the Chinese curriculum provided in UCD, and also experienced Chinese culture by participating in tea ceremony, Chinese chess, calligraphy and paper-cutting events. Read more

H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland Visits UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Nov 1, 2018

On 17th October, 2018 H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) and met with the CII staff. He was accompanied by his colleagues from the Chinese Embassy, including Mr. Pan Haoquan, Head of Consular Office, Mr. Zheng Dawei, First Secretary of the Education Section, and Mr Wei Yang of the Political and Press Section. Read more

UCD CII Lecture Series: Palace Museum Curator Dr Jixiang Shan

In News By Super User / Oct 1, 2018

The UCD CII new building welcomed its first public lecture speaker, Dr Jixiang Shan, Curator of the Palace Museum on the evening 21st September, 2018. The lecture, titled The World around the Forbidden City and the Forbidden City of the World, told the story of this great World Heritage Site from its past, present and the challenges it is facing. Read more

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