The “2019 International Chinese Language Education Conference” was held in Changsha from December 9th to 10th. Sun Chunlan, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, attended the meeting and delivered a keynote speech. Han Dongyu, vice president of our university, was invited to attend the conference. Relevant leaders of the Office of International Affairs were also on the delegation.
The conference is themed with “Innovation and Development of International Chinese Language Education in the New Era”, and sets 1 special forum and 32 workshops focusing on “Chinese + Vocational Skills”, international Chinese language education policies, brand project construction, deepening Sino-foreign education cooperation and other topics.
During the conference, the delegation of our university held annual council meeting respectively with representatives of the Confucius Institute at the Mongolian State University of Education and the Confucius Institute at the Dong-A University. The delegation listened to the 2019 annual reports of the two Confucius Institutes, and then conducted in-depth discussions with all overseas representatives of the Confucius Institute on bottleneck problems encountered in the development of the Confucius Institute and the priorities in the future work. A series of consensuses on the sustainable development plan of Confucius Institute have been reached.
(From News Center, translated by Kong Lingyun, revised by Liu Lixin)