A Roundtable on Confucius Institutes’ Future Direction of Academic Standards and Operation


Date:

10 May 2018

Time:

14:30 - 18:30

Venue:

E21-3118

Description:

 

14:30 – 14:40Remark by Prof Hong Gang JIN, Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Director of Confucius Institute in UM
14:40 – 16:00Roundtable on  Confucius Institutes’ Future Direction of Academic Standard and Operation

Panel 1 –  Keynote Speech

Keynote Speaker 1:  Dr. Wei HONG,  Director of the Confucius Institute at Purdue University, USA – Vision and Impact of CI: the Purdue Practice

Keynote Speaker 2: Dr. Shuangyuan SHI, Director of China International Strategy and Confucius Institute of the New South Wales Department of Education, Australia

Q & A session

16:00 – 16:15Coffee break
16:15 – 18:00Panel 2 – Discussion Session

Speaker 1: Prof. ZHOU Xiaobing, President of School of Chinese as A Second Language of Sun Yat-Sen University, China (Moderator)

Focal topic: 基於教材庫的國際漢語教材發展研究

Speaker 2: Dr. Maria Teresa de Salter Cid Gonçalves Rocha PIRES, Director of Confucius Institute of the University of Lisbon, Portugal

Focal topic:  Confucius Institutes’ future direction of academic standards and operation: An administrative and collaborative Perspective

Speaker 3: Prof. Chan Shui Duen, Former Director of Confucius Institute of Hong Kong, China

Focal topic: How non-Chinese-speaking children are taught Chinese in the Hong Kong context

Speaker 4: Prof. Neo Peng Fu, Director of the Confucius Institute at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  Focal topic: Confucius Institutes’ Future Direction of Academic Standards and Operation: A Curriculum Perspective

Conclusion by the representative from the Headquarter of Confucius Institute (10 mins)

Discussion session

18:00 – 18:15Wrap up and closing of the roundtable

Audience:

UM staff and students

Enquiry:

Ms Kou
Tel: 8822 8341
Fax: 8822 2321
Email: herak@um.edu.mo