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  • The Early Learning of Chinese Project

    30 November, 2013

    Primary school pupils across East Lothian are currently benefitting from an exciting new language learning initiative co-ordinated by SCEN.

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  • Sky News on Languages

    20 November, 2013

    Britain's inability to speak "important" foreign languages could jeopardise future prosperity and global standing, according to a new report. The British Council has said the UK has an alarming shortage of people who are able to speak what it regards as the 10 most important languages ...

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  • Gleneagles 27 November 2013

    4 November, 2013

    I am engaged in the diligent process of making the Second SCEN China Youth Summit at The Gleneagles Hotel on Wednesday 27 November 2013 absolutely fabulous! So please forgive me as I press for your attention ...

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  • Scotland's Confucius Institutes

    4 November, 2013

    I attended the splendid launch of the Confucius Institute for the University of Aberdeen in late September; last week I visited the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools with its superb Confucius Classroom and the Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow.

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  • SCEN Network Meeting

    4 November, 2013

    We have felt the time is right for a SCEN Network Meeting in the Spring Term, so that those engaged in leading China and Chinese learning in our schools at all levels can get together and exchange practice, views and issues.

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