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  • UCD Confucius Institute in Ireland
    is a Catholic Community in keeping with the educational philosophy of St Claudine Thevenet and the sacred ethos of the school We are committed to providing a quality education in pursuit of excellence Jesus and Mary College endeavour to provide a teaching and learning environment which encourages the school community to develop to its full potential cognisant of all its talents and skills They aim to work together in a safe respectful caring and just environment We value the principles of mutual respect equality and tolerance encouraging positive self image confidence and pride in all achievements Jesus and Mary College has fostered an excellent working relationship with the Confucius Institute Our programme commenced in 2012 and we look forward to bolstering our friendship with a successful application to become a Confucius classroom We wish for our common interests in culture language and education to extend well into the decades ahead Our Chinese department consists of a growing number of enthusiastic teachers Together our department structures planning by holding weekly meetings to discuss the success of our Chinese programme and to discuss areas where we wish to improve We endeavour to reflect upon using the strengths of the school to best enhance the Chinese experience for the students Our teachers have collaborated to produce a broad and ambitious Chinese Short Course to be included in the new JCSA programme which begins in August 2014 In 2013 Jesus and Mary College hosted a Chinese classroom as part of our Open Evening We felt this was essential to promote our affinity with Chinese to the public Music crafts and dress were included in this very popular attraction The feedback received from parents in the local community was highly encouraging In Jesus and Mary College we constantly consider and reflect on the contribution Chinese

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  • UCD Confucius Institute in Ireland
    Category Confucius Classroom Written by Super User February 9 2016 The Galway Education Centre has over 20 years experience of International cooperative programmes and provides training programmes for teachers in County Galway and throughout Ireland Global partners of the Galway Education Centre include the UCD Confucius Institute National Flight Academy Florida TEQ Games Universal Studios Office of EU Commissioner for Research and Science British Science Association Emory University Atlanta and Indiana University In addition the centre has working partnerships with Medtronic Philanthropy USA SAP in France HP Boston Scientific and LEGO Education in Denmark For over 15 years the centre has become one of the leading examples in relation to organising cooperative programmes between educational institutes and entrepreneurs In December 2012 the UCD CII regional centre in the Galway Education Centre was launched officially Mr Ciaran Cannon Jr Minister of Education in Ireland and Mr Xiaochuang Wu first secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland attended the event Since then the Galway Education Centre cooperated with the UCD CII and developed the training programs for Irish teachers At the end of 2013 there are 11 secondary schools in Galway launching Chinese classes and 4 sessions of Irish teachers training programmes

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  • UCD Confucius Institute in Ireland
    IBVM The school which wasopened in 1941 at the request of the Archbishop of Dublin Most Reverend John Charles McQuaid is situated on the N11 in the parish of Foxrock The school is a fee paying Secondary Day School and is run by the Board of Management which was first set up in 1990 The school celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 1991 The main aim of the school is to be a centre of Christian Education which cares for the faith and personal development of each student The school strives for excellence in providing a holistic education i e religious academic cultural physical psychological and social The school has maintained the educational tradition begun by Mary Ward 1585 1645 foundress of the I B V M and has been enriched by it During the school year 2009 2010 the school Principal explored the option of offering a programme of Chinese Studies to students in Loreto College Foxrock Ms Mannion met with Dr Liming Wang seeking support and guidance on how best to introduce a Chinese studies programme into the school During the year in addition to language lessons students will be introduced to various aspects of Chinese culture Pupils also

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  • UCD Confucius Institute in Ireland
    west of Dublin and has approximately 450 students all of whom are boarders The school s mission is to educate its students according to the best traditions and highest standards of Jesuit schooling and the values of the Gospel It offers a diverse range of activities to its pupils so that the education of the whole person might be achieved in some measure Clongowes is very much at the forefront of Irish education and has become the boarding school of choice In 2009 some 37 of our students received 500 or more CAO points out of a possible total of 600 A remarkable feat in view of our open admissions policy and the fact that in some subjects the percentages of students awarded a Leaving Certificate grade A nationally is in the low single digits The College embraces an open non academic bursary programme for those from a lower socio economic background All of our students go on to attend universities at home or abroad The school provides leaders at all levels of society The College Library is named after our most famous alumnus James Joyce Following initial contact by John Conway with the Confucius Institute UCD during the Autumn Winter of 2007 and a visit to Clongowes by a delegation from the Confucius Institute by Dr Liming Wang Dr Lan Li and Ms Angie Bailey a one day Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture was held here in Clongowes in December 2007 The participants were Transition Year Humanities students and such was the success of the day that an Introduction to Chinese Culture and Language course was run here in Clongowes from January 2008 until May 2009 involving 1st year 2nd year and 4th year students The teacher was Ms Angie Bailey Here at Clongowes we feel honoured to

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  • UCD Confucius Institute in Ireland
    Confucius Classroom Written by Super User February 9 2016 Blackrock is a living thriving institution Consequently hand in hand with our willingness to learn and benefit from the past is a quest to embrace change and to move forward The modern world is not a static one We recognise that our response must be simultaneously proactive and reactive in order to provide the boys with the skills knowledge values and adaptability they will need to take their place in society We measure the success of Blackrock by the contribution we make to the development in each student of a sharp sense of justice a desire for a more caring and compassionate society independence of mind honesty in communication and respect for the dignity of all The boarding school located in Williamstown Castle is home to one hundred boys from all year groups Boarders are and always have been unique members of the Blackrock community Their experience of the school is by its nature a very comprehensive one Traditionally the bond between boarders and Blackrock has been particularly strong During the school year 2009 2010 the school Principal explored the option of offering a programme of Chinese Studies to students in

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  • UCD Confucius Institute in Ireland
    February 9 2016 The College is a Catholic school under the trusteeship of the Society of Jesus Set in the centre of Dublin city it continues today a tradition of over 170 years in the Jesuit approach to education Belvedere has dedicated teachers who are committed to high academic standards The College provides a rich and diverse curriculum catering for the needs of each individual student It strives for excellence also in areas of sport and culture social concern and spiritual values wherein students are encouraged and challenged to realise their full potential as human beings The mission of the Belvedere Community Jesuits Board Staff Parents Present Students and Past Pupils is to ensure that graduates of the College by their relationship with Jesus Christ and through living gospel values shall be persons for others in leadership and example in the pursuit of a just world Belvedere College seeks to develop within each student a positive self image a strong work ethic and a sense of responsibility to their community both the community that is our school and the community within which each student lives Our relationship with the Confucius Institute is excellent and their delivery of the Transition Year

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  • Prof. Liming Wang Invited to Attend China’s “Two Meetings”
    to attend the second session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People s Political Consultative Conference CPPCC Two Meetings is a common Chinese abbreviation for the annual meetings of the National People s Congress NPC and Chinese People s Political Consultative Conference CPPCC As the top legislative and consultative body in China the NPC CPPCC annual sessions address the state policies review the report on the work of the government and make decisions about state affairs The 2014 NPC CPPCC annual sessions invited 35 overseas delegates from 21 countries to attend the conferences In the panel discussion Prof Liming Wang made two proposals First to better the education in Chinese language and culture overseas the management structure needs to be transformed The former structure which has three parallel institutions Hanban the Confucius Institute Headquarters the Chinese Education of the Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs and the Chinese Culture Centre of the Ministry of Culture must be abandoned A new International Chinese Language and Culture Promotion Office based on Hanban should be created with the function of coordinating between the parties concerned and also general planning Thus an optimized resource allocation and resource sharing can be achieved Second the innovation of educational ideals is the core of all innovations A nation cannot develop without innovation and innovation will not happen unless we have innovative people Innovation in our educational ideals is the prerequisite for all of these The new educational ideal should be able to address the essence of both eastern and western culture It should tackle challenges from the rapidly developing world of information technology masses of on line information and the era of big data Students educated under this new ideal should have the 3 CHA i e Critical thinking Creative thinking Challenging thinking Holistic view Harmonious

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  • Law & Chinese
    mentioned Confucius Institutes Read more Volunteer Chinese Teachers from Two Confucius Institutes in Ireland Share Teaching Experience 19 Jan Written by Super User The Launch of Dublin Confucius Classroom for Children at UCD On January 16 2016 Dublin Confucius Classroom for Children was successfully launched at UCD and welcomed more than one hundred children with a range of ages races and language levels The Classroom is a joint venture between UCD Confucius Institute and Aihua Chinese School This Chinese learning programme for children initially includes 11 classes in total Read more The Launch of Dublin Confucius Classroom for Children at UCD 12 Nov Written by Super User UCD Confucius Institute organized the Winter Camp for Irish Secondary School Students Invited by Senior Chinese leader H E Liu Yunshan organized by UCD Confucius Institute Renmin University of China and the Confucius Institute Headquarters Hanban 39 Irish students from secondary school and 3 Irish teachers visited Beijing and participated into the two week winter camp of exploring Chinese culture running from 19 th of October to 30 th of October 35 out of 39 students are from Teresian School 3 of them are from Sutton Park School and the other one is from Dundalk Grammer School In cooperation with these three schools UCD Confucius Institute has been delivering Chinese courses to their students Read more UCD Confucius Institute organized the Winter Camp for Irish Secondary School Students 02 Dec Written by Super User 29th Confucius PhD Students Forum Held at UCD On November 26 the 29th Confucius PhD Students Forum was successfully held in Health Sciences Center Prof Liming Wang Director of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland as well as Honorary Chairman of the Confucius PhD Students Forum welcomed all the participants at opening remarks Read more 29th Confucius PhD Students Forum

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