Time flies. The 2018 class of Mandarin Language Assistants has been in New Zealand schools for almost one year and will be going back to China soon.
Here we announce the awards list of the 12th New Zealand Chinese Essay Competition 2018
The recent Youth Chinese Test (YCT) was held in November with 296 candidates – the largest number to date for any exams managed by the Confucius Institute in Auckland.
Guests gathered at Pembridge House on 6 November and witnessed another milestone of the Confucius Institute in Auckland, the official launch of the Model Confucius Institute and its new premises.
232 young candidates sat the first Youth Chinese Test (YCT) of the year in August, with numbers hitting a record high for New Zealand.
A performing arts troupe from MUC had their first show in Auckland's Raye Freedman Arts Centre on 24th September, which provided a highlight for this year's New Zealand Chinese Language Week.
Article on NZ Education Gazette's Chinese Language Week special issue, features with MLA Shen Ying from the Confucius Institute in Auckland.
A recent Chinese Language Week special issue of New Zealand Education Gazette published a series of articles covering the the Chinese learning in the country.
As it comes into the tenth year of the NZ Mandarin Language Assistant programme, Confucius Institute in Auckland invited the representatives from the MLA home universities to Auckland for a conference on MTCSOL (Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages) and the Confucius Institute.
“Chinese bridge connects the hearts of the peoples from different countries, different cultures and different religions. And it provides a very useful platform for young people from different backgrounds to exchange ideas, to enhance mutual understanding and friendship between China and the rest of the world”, said Mme Xu Erwen, Consul General of the Consulate-General of PRC in Auckland at the presentation of awards.
Some highlights of the VIP speeches and students' presentations
30 secondary students from all over the country showcased their language skills and talents in the competition.
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The Confucius Institute in Auckland was established and is proudly supported by our three Foundational Partners: Hanban - the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Beijing), Fudan University (Shanghai) and The University of Auckland (New Zealand).