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  • British Academy Schools Language Awards 2015

    22 March, 2015

    Win £4000 to get more of your students to aim higher! As part of its programme to support and champion the learning of languages, the British Academy is again offering a series of Awards to schools ...

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  • Exploratory Meeting of our proposed Chinese Teaching Club

    21 March, 2015

    As you know, there will be an Exploratory Meeting of our proposed Chinese Teaching Club, for Teachers of Chinese at all levels ...

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  • The Dragon Trip

    2 March, 2015

    Alex Seigel writes: I am Director of a travel company called the Dragon Trip and we offer school trips to China. I am a former Assistant Head and have been working on our school trips to make them beneficial and educational to students.

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  • Special Guest Lecture on Chinese Language Teaching

    22 February, 2015

    Frances Christensen, General Manager of the Confucius Institute for Scotland, writes that we are fortunate that Dr Andreas Guder, who is based in Freie Universität, Berlin, where he is the Head of Chinese Language Study, is making a short visit to Edinburgh.

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  • New Resource for Teachers of Chinese

    22 February, 2015

    I know that with few teaching resources and no detailed syllabus, many Mandarin teachers spend long hours deciding what to teach before then creating the teaching resources with which to teach it.

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