UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland Hosts Public Lecture on International Chinese Teaching and Launches Teaching Pack for Junior Cycle Short Course in Chinese

In News By Super User / Jun 1, 2018

UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) hosted a public lecture on international Chinese teaching on the evening of 28 May. At the event CII also launched its recently completed Teaching Pack for Junior Cycle Short Course in Chinese. Two keynote speakers, Prof Joël Bellassen from France, renowned expert of Chinese language and President of European Association for Chinese Teaching, and Dr Mingfang Li, principal lecturer of Chinese at Regent’s University London, delivered highly valuable lectures on international Chinese teaching for the Chinese teachers in the Emerald Isle. Director of the UCD CII Prof Liming Wang emceed the event. Read more

UCD CII Hosts Galway Spring Chinese Culture Event

In News By Super User / May 16, 2018

The UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) and its Confucius Classroom located in the Galway Education Centre hosted the Chinese Cultural Experience Day at the Galway Eyre Square Centre on May 5, 2018. The event showcased Chinese songs, hu lu si and gu zheng (unique Chinese music instruments) performance, tea ceremony, paper-cut, Chinese calligraphy, chess, Chinese knots, face painting, ink-blowing painting, and Chinese ancient costumes. Led by CII Co-director Mr Zhang Wei, the team conjured up a fascinating cultural feast for the Galway residents. Read more

Wuxi Municipal Delegation Visits UCD and Signs Agreement for Overseas Talent Recruitment Centre

In News By Super User / May 4, 2018

The Wuxi Municipal Delegation, headed by the Director of Wuxi Municipal Talent Affairs Leadership Group Mr Maosong Lin, visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) on May 1. Dr Liming Wang, Director of UC CII, and Mr Wei Zhang, Co-Director of CII, received the visitors. Read more

The Irish Final of 17th ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for College School Students Successfully Held in Dublin

In News By Super User / Apr 13, 2018

The Irish Final of 17th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students took place in the Hotel RIU Plaza The Gresham Dublin on 7 April 2018. Candidate representing UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland took 1st prize on the day. Read more

The 11th ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students Successfully Held in Cork

In News By Super User / Mar 21, 2018

The 11th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students Ireland Qualifiers was held in Cork on March 11th 2018. Sponsored by China’s Hanban, and co-hosted by the education section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland, UCC Confucius Institute (CI) and the UCC School of Asian Studies, the competition attracted 119 secondary school students from Dublin, Cork, and other cities and regions. Candidates representing the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) took 1st prize on the day. Read more