Ambassador He Visits Belvedere Confucius Classroom

In News By Super User / Oct 29, 2019

On Thursday the 17th of October 2019, Mr. He Xiangdong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, and his wife, Ms. Xia Lining, visited the Confucius Classroom at Belvedere College (affiliated with UCD Confucius Institute). Mr. Huang He, Political Counsellor of the Embassy, Ms. Xue He, Commercial Counsellor, Professor Liming Wang, Director of the UCD Confucius Institute, Mr. Wei Zhang, Chinese director, and Dr Lan Li, Deputy Director were in company. Read more

2019 Irish Confucius Cup Go & Chinese Chess Tournament hosted in the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Oct 29, 2019

From September 28th to 29th, the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, Irish Go Association, and Irish Chinese Chess Association jointly hosted the 2019 Confucius Cup Go & Chinese Chess Tournament. The event celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, whereby a total of 35 players from Ireland, France, Germany, South Korea, China, and other countries participated. Read more

Dublin’s Confucius Institute for Children officially opens for the 2019-2020 academic year

In News By Super User / Sep 24, 2019

On the afternoon of September 14, Dublin’s Confucius Institute for Children officially opened for the 2019-2020 academic year. This year, the number of applicants for the Confucius Institute increased to an all-time high of almost 500. The teaching philosophy of Dublin’s Confucius Institute for Children centres on teaching students in accordance with their individual ability. Based on the various ages and language levels of the students, the school has scheduled 31 classes this year, including 23 immersive Chinese classes and 8 bilingual Chinese classes.   Read more

UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland launched the 2019 pre-service training program

In News By Super User / Sep 5, 2019

The 2019 pre-service training program by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) was launched on 20th August 2019 and lasted for 2 weeks. The objective of this training program is providing comprehensive training on local Chinese teaching for the 17 new volunteer Chinese teachers and visiting teachers. Teachers with rich teaching experience are invited to share their experience and conduct classroom simulation.   Read more

Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland with His Delegation

In News By Super User / Jul 23, 2019

At the invitation of Mr.Seán Ó Fearghaíl, the Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann, Mr.Zhang Chunxian, the vice chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of People’s Republic of China led a delegation to visit Ireland from 7th July 2019 to 10th July 2019. During the visit, the delegation visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and held a symposium with teachers and students of the Confucius Institute.   Read more