The Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds hosted its annual teacher training day at the University of Leeds on 8th June, 2019. The training was delivered by Mr. Joseph Bensley, the Mandarin and Languages Programme Coordinator for The Petchey Academy in Hackney, East London.
A group of 30 people, including 22 University of Leeds students, took part in an action-packed China Camp hosted by our partner university in Beijing.
The Business Confucius Institute has guided two University of Leeds students to success in the 18th ‘Chinese Bridge’ Language Proficiency Competition.
Staff at the Body Shop Leeds flagship store in Leeds took part in Mandarin taster classes with the Business Confucius Institute to help them communicate even better with their Chinese customers.
The Business Confucius Institute Annual Lecture featuring Gordon Orr took place at Leeds University Business School on Thursday 22 November 2018. Gordon Orr is a non-executive board member at Meituan-Dianping, Lenovo and Swire Pacific. After opening McKinsey’s practice in China he led the Greater China practice for many years and was Chairman of McKinsey Asia…
On the last Saturday of September, Confucius Institutes around the world organise activities to mark ‘Confucius Institute Day’. This is a time to reflect on our work, share our successes and achievements, and celebrate our part in the global Confucius Institute network.
The annual ‘China Day’ for year 7 students at Harrogate Grammar School marks the end of another successful year of Mandarin education at our Confucius Classroom.
当地时间2018年6月9日，英国利兹大学商务孔子学院举办了 “第五届汉语教师培训讲座”，吸引了来自利兹、约克、哈罗盖特、利物浦等城市，包括各地区华人学校、华人社区学校、中文学校等汉语教学机构及各大院校的60余名汉语教师学者汇聚一堂。培训邀请英国普通话教育专家、牛津太古汉语中心项目主任韦乐（Chris Webster）进行专题讲座。
The Business Confucius Institute ran a teacher training event for local Mandarin teachers on Saturday 9 June with trainer Chris Webster. The session was attended by teachers from around the region, including teams from community schools in Leeds and York.
Five years after her book ‘China’s Growth’ was published, economist Linda Yueh spoke at Leeds University Business School about what has changed over the last few years and what to expect in terms of China’s development in the coming decades.