How can you use news about China in your school with your children learning Mandarin Chinese?

Keeping children learning Chinese motivated with current news about the growing importance of China in the global economy can be key to maintaining good learning progress.

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USA, National Chinese Language Conference, San Francisco – Early Bird discounts available for conference 14-15 April

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The fourth annual National Chinese Language Conference takes place April 14–16, 2011, in San Francisco, California.

UK, London, Student Conference on China, Geography, Politics & Current Affairs, SSAT/Chatham House

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When is it? 12 March between 1:30-4:30pm

UK, London, Chinese fashion, Imperial Chinese Robes Exhibition, V & A

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When is the exhibition: 7 December 2010 – 27 February 2011.

About the exhibition: This exhibition shows three centuries of beautiful and historic royal robes worn by the emperors and empresses of the Qing Dynasty, the last ruling dynasty of China (1644-1911).

HSBC/British Council, Chinese Language and Culture Immersion Course , Summer 2011

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Who is the course supported by?    Funded by the HSBC Global Education Programme and managed by the British Council,

UK, School visits to China, SSAT/Hanban Summer Camps 2011

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What are Summer Camps? In 2010 The SSAT/DfE/Hanban China Summer Camps 2010 ran from 13 - 27 July 2010. Over 400 students and teachers participated in the visit to China, managed by the SSAT Confucius Institute in partnership with the Department of Education (DfE) and the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban).