The 13th BCLTS International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education kicks off in Oxford successfully

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The 13th BCLTS International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education kicks off in Oxford successfully

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Chairman of BCLTS, Dr Binghan Zheng gave his welcome speech

Former vice-president of Tsinghua university give a speech on behalf of Ji Xianlin foundation

On the 8th July, the opening ceremony of the 13th BCLTS International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education was held in Oxford successfully. The theme of this symposium turns to focus on “Past, Present and Future” of International Chinese Education. This conference was organised by British Chinese Language Teaching Society and hosted by the Oxford University China Centre. The preparation of this conference starts from the autumn of last year, and has received helps and supports from many organisations and individuals, such as Ji Xianlin Foundation and University’s China Committee in London.

Prof Sally Mapstone gave a speech

Prof Sally Mapstone, PVC of Oxford University said in the ceremony, "Oxford University has always placed importance on research on all aspects of the Chinese language, politics, economy, society, etc., and also welcomes more and more Chinese teaching experts to Oxford to share their theoretical and practical experience."

Minister Shen Yang gave a speech

Minister Shen Yang attended the ceremony and pointed out that Chinese language education still has a long way to develop. As this year is a golden year of Sino-British cultural exchange, Shen believed that it will create more opportunities for Chinese language education.

Vice-president of Ji Xianlin Foundation, Prof Pan Wenguo gave his speech

Donation from Mr Wang Chengyu

Donation from Mr Liang Baigeng

Donation from Mr Li Yingjie

The British Chinese Language Teaching Society (BCLTS) is a nonprofit academic organisation of Chinese language teachers from UK universities, which set up in 1997. The primary role of the Society is to enhance the quality of teaching Chinese as a second language at HE level, and to promote research on international Chinese education.

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