Confucius Institute Newsletters

2021 Chinese Teachers Online PD Started

The second round of Chinese Teachers Online PD series for 2021 kicked off on Friday, August 20th. There are seven workshops focusing on a range of topics, including: the VCE Chinese Study Designs, teaching methodology and resources, the teaching of translation and classroom management. The PD series are hosted by the Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Victoria and supported by the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne. The Victorian teachers of Chinese have demonstrations great interests. 1291 participants have registered for this event.

CI Literature Circle #2

The Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne held the second Literature Circle on Friday 6th August. Dr Hu Bo led the discussion on the famous poem 'Farwell Cambridge' by Xu Zhimo. It provided a great way for all the participants to engage with the well-known poem in meaningful ways and leads to deeper levels of understanding. The texts of Literature Circle are appropriately selected, and the activities are carefully planned to make sure the literature circles can run smoothly, and optimal learning can take place.