ECNU at China Institute
Established in 2006, the Confucius Institute at China Institute (CI@CI) is the first Confucius Institute in New York City. In partnership with East China Normal University (ECNU), the most prestigious university focused on teacher education in China, CI@CI offers professional development opportunities for educators as well as programming for the general public that explores Chinese arts & culture.
CI@CI identifies best practices in teaching Chinese as a second language, provides high-quality courses and workshops to K-12 Chinese language teachers, and support Chinese language teachers to acquire and maintain teaching certification. Our professional development program, Mandarin for Future Mandarin Teachers (MFMT), brings teachers to Shanghai each summer; Plan for Better Teaching provides pedagogy courses for Chinese language teachers; Confucius Classroom at China Institute (CC@CI) develops partnerships between China Institute and K-12 schools in the United States. In addition CI@CI provides cultural activities and outreach programs open to both educators and the general public.
Confucius Classrooms (CC@CI)
The goal of CC@CI is to effectively promote teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture at K-12 schools by leveraging educational resources provided by China Institute, CI@CI and other partner institutions.
Since 2013, CC@CI has successfully established Confucius Classrooms in partnership with the following public and independent schools:
United Nations International School (UNIS)
White Plains High School
Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter Public School
Boston College High School
Boston Latin Academy
Boston Latin School
Brockton High School
Snowden International School
Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, as a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education, is committed to providing Chinese language and cultural teaching resources and services worldwide, it goes all out in meeting the demands of foreign Chinese learners and contributing to the development of multiculturalism and the building of a harmonious world.