UJN Council Meetings for Confucius Institute Held

Apr,07 2015  from:News Center

    University of Jinan(UJN), December 22,2015: From December 9 to December 10, 2015, University of Jinan respectively held 2014 council meetings for Confucius Institute in Marien Ngouabi University of Republic of Congo and Confucius Institute in Community College of  Denver of the United States, Confucius Institute in Northern State University of the United States.

    On the morning of December 9, the annual council meeting of Confucius Institute at Marien Ngouabi University was held.UJN Council Chairman Cheng Xin, vice president Wang Baoxian, vice president of Marien Ngouabi University, Ibaha , the Republic of Congo dean of Confucius Institute, Li Na, the Chinese dean of Confucius Institute, and leader of UJN International Affairs Office attended the meeting.

    In the meeting, UJN Council Chairman Cheng Xin extended a warm welcome to the delegation of Confucius Institute at Marien Ngouabi University for their visit. He said that Confucius Institute at Marien Ngouabi University has been on good operation since its opening and it has made good results in admission, cultural activities and summer camp to China, for which it has won praises from Office of Chinese Language Council International for many times. Achievements have been made based on the sincere cooperation and unremitting efforts of both sides. We believe on the basis of this, Confucius Institute will have a broader prospect in the future.

    Mr. Ibaha, the Republic of Congo dean of Confucius Institute and Li Na, the Chinese dean of Confucius Institute made reports respectively, summing up the work in 2015, the final report of funds and work plan for 2016. The report mentioned that in 2015, various cultural activities are organizes or assisted, which greatly promotes Confucius Institute in local influence as well as the wide spread of Chinese culture. Finally, the Council Meeting examined and approved the above-mentioned summary, report and plan, and made deep discussion concerning matters in establishing Chinese teachers specialty, expanding teaching sites of Confucius Institute and increasing Chinese teachers and volunteers in Marian Ngouabi University.

    In 2015, a total of 715 students have registered at the Confucius Institute in Marien Ngouabi University of Republic of Congo(CIMNU) and over 100 high school students have taken Chinese Course offered by CIMNU. In addition,   some students in CIMNU passed HSK and HSKK organized by CIMNU.Especially ,CIMNU held some activities related to Chinese Culture reported by the mainstream media. For the achievements made by CIMNU, CIMNU is included as the model construction of Confucius institute, which affirms CIMNUí»s achievements .

   

    On the morning of December 10, the annual council meeting of Confucius Institute at Norther State University was held. UJN Council Chairman Cheng Xin, vice president Wang Baoxian, vice president of Norther State University, Ms. Naomi Smith , the United States dean of Confucius Institute, Chen Yan, the Chinese dean of Confucius Institute, and leader of UJN International Affairs Office attended the meeting.

    During the meeting, UJN Council Chairman Cheng Xin spoke highly of Southern State University. He said NSU carried out some Chinese teaching activities that broadened the internationalization horizon of both sides. Cheng hoped the joint efforts would  promote the internationalization of both sides.

     Ms. Naomi Smith, the American Dean of the Confucius Institute at Northern State University made a report on summing up the work in 2015, final report of annual funds and work plan for 2016.

      On the afternoon of  December 10, 2015, the annual council meeting of Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver was held. UJN Council Chairman Cheng Xin, vice president Wang Baoxian, Everett Freeman , president of Community College Lin Jingying, the US dean of Confucius Institute, and leader of UJN International Office attended the meeting.


   

   At the meeting, Cheng said Confucius Institute is a platform for communication and cooperation in academic exchange, mutual visit of teachers, and student exchange, thus further expanding the international vision of teachers and students of both universities and promoting UJN's international educating level.Mr. Everett Freeman said the Confucius Institute vigorously carries out training for Chinese teachers and teacher certification, and the current results are gratifying. .