On Jan. 6th, Confucius Institute in New Brunswick held a teaching and research meeting in Fredericton. The meeting was chaired by CINB foreign director Ms. Teng Jing. Ms. Dawn Weatherbie, Vice president of AEI, Executive Director of Confucius Institute in New Brunswick, attended the meeting. All the teachers and volunteer teachers shared their valuable teaching experience from the past semester, discussed and made plans for teaching and culture activities for next semester.
At the very beginning of the meeting, on behalf of AEI, Mrs. Dawn Weatherbie welcomed all the teachers from CINB and remarked on their hard work and joint effort in promoting Chinese language and culture all around New Brunswick.
During the meeting, every teacher made a PowerPoint presentation based on their own experience, working at different schools and with students from different levels. They came up with an individualized teaching and evaluating method according to the distinctive characteristics of elementary, middle and high school students. The meeting mainly focused on the implement of the very first trilingual program, which will kick off in September at Park Street School in Fredericton, and Chinese credit courses at high schools, and the teaching syllabus for Chinese language and culture course in New Brunswick. Ms. Jing Teng, shared precious information from the 10th Confucius Institute Conference at the meeting and discussed the sustainable development of CINB with the teachers.
A clear plan was made on the future development of CINB, and both theoretical and practical experiences were shared to ensure carrying out teaching and culture activities. This meeting was not only a summary of the past years' hard work, but also a powerful stimulation for the coming New Year.