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Language Teacher Training course in China

Do you teach Mandarin in a school, FE/AE college or at a university? 

From July to December 2011, Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) in Beijing will be running a series of training events in 9 locations across China.

Participants will have the opportunitiy to learn about the most recent key teaching resources including multimedia materials produced by Hanban, many of which will be introduced to you by the authors.

You will also be able to exchange ideas about the effective use of teaching resources with your fellow colleagues.  

Each course lasts for 7 days and will include:

  • In-class training: 4 days
  • Culture experience: 1 day
  • International travel: 2 days

All expenses for participating the training programme including tuition, food, accommodation and teaching materials will be covered by Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters).

Participants may apply to Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters for a travel allowance. Tickets for the international flight and domestic flight in China will be purchased through Hanban UK Representative Office in London.

You will be able to choose your location of training from the following list:

For primary and secondary school teachers

  • Guangzhou: SunYat-sen University
  • Xiamen: Xiamen University
  • Changchun: Jilin University
  • Beijing: Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing Normal University
  • Haikou: Hainan Normal University
  • Shanghai: East China Normal University

For university and adult learning teachers

  • Beijing: Peking University
  • Tianjin: Nankai University
  • Wuhan: WuhanUniversity
  • Dalian: Dalian University of Foreign Languages

Each university offers 6 dates for the training course:

  • Summer Session A1 (17 – 23 July 2011)
  • Summer Session A2 (24 – 30 July 2011)
  • Summer Session B (1 – 7 August 2011)
  • Term Time Session C (18 – 24 September 2011)
  • Term Time Session D (10 – 16 October 2011)
  • Winter Session E (11 – 17 December 2011)

To find out more about the training programme and start your online application, visit

For all enquiries, please contact Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) UK Representative Office.

Contact person: Ms Ting Li

Tel: 0044 (0) 20 7388 8818

Fax: 0044 (0) 20 7388 8828


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