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Another Workshop on Chinese Art and Culture for K-12 School Teachers

The USF Confucius Institute (CI) is proud to continue its fifth annual partnership with the UF Harn Museum of Art in offering another workshop on Chinese art and culture for K-12 teachers in Florida. Twenty three teachers attended the two-day workshop on June 20-21 at the Harn Museum of Art. Continue reading

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Three More Classes by CI Staff to Enhance Partnership with OLLI

The USF Confucius Institute (CI) has provided classes related to Chinese culture, history and language for USF employees and community members since 2011 (a list of courses available at http://global.usf.edu/confucius/courses.php). The courses usually last 4-6 weeks with 8-12 sessions, and most of them are provided for the senior citizens in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Continue reading

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Confucius Institute Lectures by Dr. Smagula, Dr. Tian and More in the Spring

Our USF Confucius Institute (CI) sponsors typically host at least three CI lectures each semester. This spring, however, we did much more by hosting and co-sponsoring six lectures with several prominent invited speakers. Continue reading

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HSK(K) and YCT Chinese Proficiency Tests at USF

Last month the USF World Confucius Institute (CI) administered the spring semester Chinese language proficiency tests at USF (HSK for adults and HSKK a speaking test) and Pine View School (YCT for K-12 students). Continue reading

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USF Confucius Institute Established the 4th Confucius Classroom

A year ago the USF Confucius Institute (CI) helped Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School (SSES) to apply for a Confucius Classroom (CC) from the CI Headquarters, which provides support to Chinese language programs at K-12 schools and colleges. Continue reading

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USF Confucius Institute Co-Sponsored Florida Chinese Competition and “Teachers of the Year” Awards

The Florida Chinese Teachers Association (FCTA) and Saint Andrew’s School organized the 12th annual statewide Chinese Competition on February 10-11, 2017, in Boca Raton. The USF Confucius Institute (CI) was proud to be a co-sponsor of the event benefiting the growing K-12 Chinese programs in Florida schools. Continue reading

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