Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University



First Annual Joint Conference of CISFSU & Affiliated Confucius Classrooms

January 30, 2016. The First Annual Joint Conference of Confucius Institute at SF State & Affiliated Confucius Classrooms was held at Seven Hills Conference Center of SF State University. The attendees included the whole CI team, principals and head teachers from 5 affiliated Confucius Classroom and Hayward Unified School District, joined together with Dr. Yenbo Wu, AVP of SF State and Mr. Yang Jun, Education Counselor from Consulate General of P. R. China in San Francisco.

Prof. Jiaxin Xie, Director of CI at SF State hosted the conference by welcoming all the representatives and emphasized on the conference theme: effective collaboration and sustainable development. In their welcome remarks, Dr. Yenbo Wu highly recognized the achievements made by CI at SF State in the past years; Mr. Yang Jun encouraged CI and CCs to work together to promote Chinese teaching and culture promotion, by making active proposals in the 1 Million Strong Initiatives.

Principals and head teachers from each Confucius Classroom presented detailed programs and work plans related to Confucius Classroom and Chinese teaching and cultural activities in their school, with strongly positive feedback to the support from CI at SF State and Hanban. CI team, including director Prof. Jiaxin Xie, Chinese director Prof. Chengnian Wu and program coordinator Prof. Zhongshan Li, jointly presented 2016 programs of CI at SF State and the 3rd-Five Year Plan.

After sharing our achievements in 2015 and exchanging our work plan for 2016, CI at SF State and CCs will work closely as a stronger team for future cooperation in sustainable development. Just as the theme of this joint conference: Effective Collaboration for Sustainable Development, it is our common goal for establishing Confucius Classrooms: Extending Confucius Institute’s services and resources for Chinese teaching and learning to as many local schools as possible through Confucius Classroom networking.




Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University



旧金山州大孔院召开首届孔子学院/孔子课堂联席会议

2016年1月30日,旧金山州大孔院首届孔子学院/孔子课堂联席会议在州大主校区召开。旧金山州大孔院全体项目主管和下属的五所孔子课堂的校长和中文教师以及 申请建立孔子课堂的海沃德联合学区代表近20人出席本次会议。旧金山州大主管国际教育的吴彦伯协理副校长和中国驻旧金山总领馆教育组杨军参赞应邀出席会议致辞祝贺。

与会人员合影

孔院院长谢家新主持会议,欢迎与会代表,希望通过本次会议,总结孔子学院-孔子课堂工作成果,交流中文教学和文化推广经验,探讨孔子课堂未来发展方向,建立合作机制, 力图创新发展。吴彦伯协理副校长在致辞中充分肯定了旧金山州大孔院近年来的工作成就,称赞孔院在中文教学、文化交流、教师培训、汉语水平考试、中文知识竞赛等方面 做出的突出贡献。杨军参赞鼓励孔子学院-孔子课堂积极推动汉语教学及文化交流,并希望大家积极参与中美两国领导人倡导的百万强计划,表示领馆将会给予大力支持。

杨军参赞讲话

参加会议的孔子课堂校长和教师就各自学校成立孔子课堂以来开展的中文教学和文化活动进行了介绍,并就孔子课堂的教学方法与文化推广等展开了讨论。与会校长和中文教师 对孔子学院总部在人力物力及教学资源等方面给予的大力支持表示由衷的感谢,并对孔子课堂稳步发展、提高质量,创出品牌充满信心。

孔子课堂校长介绍中文教学和文化活动情况

会议期间中方院长吴成年传达了上海第十届全球孔院大会精神,介绍了全球孔子学院发展现状。州大孔院项目协调负责人李中山老师介绍了2016年州大孔院将开展的各项面向学生、 老师和校长的项目,与会者就志愿者教师、教师培训、HSK/HSKK/YCT、夏令营活动、校长访华团等项目进行了咨询。

与会的校长与教师高度赞扬这次联席会议的举办,促进了孔院与孔子课堂、以及孔子课堂之间的紧密联系和交流合作,期待每年定期举办联席会议,共同推进北加州地区的中文教学与文化推广工作。

(旧金山州大孔院供稿)