The 2017 International Conference on Internet plus Teaching Chinese as a Second Language will be held at the University of Leeds on 1st April 2017.
This conference is jointly hosted by the Business Confucius Institute and East Asian Studies Department at the University of Leeds, and around 60 Chinese teaching professors, scholars and Confucius Institute Directors from all over the world will attend.
There will be key note speeches from Professor Bai Leshang (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales) and Professor Li Xiaoqi (Peking University).
This conference will be of interest to professionals involved in teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
There are limited spaces available and registration is essential. If you are interested in attending please email Confucius@leeds.ac.uk by Friday 24th March. Please note that the conference will be held in Chinese, without a translation service.
Saturday 1st April
- 8:30-9:00am - Registration
- 9:00-10:00am - Opening ceremony
- 10:00-12:00pm - Keynote speech (Prof. Bai Lesang, Prof. Li Xiaoqi, Prof. Song Jihua)
- 12:00-1:00pm - Lunch
- 1:00-5:15pm - Symposiums (“Internet+” international Chinese teaching, application of modern Chinese teaching resources, Chinese elementary MOOC etc.)
The above agenda is provided as a guide and may be subject to change.