On the morning of September 17, Teng Jing, the foreign director of CINB, and the Chinese director, Dai Zunfeng drove the Chinese teacher Wang Jingli and the volunteer Liang Jiayi to Rexton in the Northern Education School District. They continued to expand Chinese cooperation project in the school district according to the needs of the Northern Education Department.
In the morning, the four people met with the principals of Eleanor W. Graham Middle School and Rexton Elementary School to discuss the Chinese language teaching cooperation project. The principals expressed warm welcome to the Chinese teachers and look forward to the Chinese teaching project. During the meeting, Teng Jing introduced the development of Chinese teaching in the New Brunswick in the past 10 years, and mainly focused on the innovative international development model, trilingual school Park Street Elementary School received extensive attention from all walks of life in the province. She said that with the support of the Education department of NB and the Chinese Hanban, it provides a platform for the development of the Confucius Institute Chinese program. In response to the teaching needs of the NB provinces, it will continue to deliver excellent teachers, expand and strengthen local teaching and cooperation to promote the diversity of education in the province. During this meeting, Wang Jingli briefly introduced her Chinese teaching experience and harvest of 6 schools in 2 cities of NB. Liang Jiayi introduced her professional martial arts skills and years of martial arts teaching experience. The two teachers were very satisfied with the host family arranged by the school and expressed their gratitude.
Subsequently, the BWG principal and teachers took a group of people from the Confucius Institute to visit the school and introduced school situation. New school building was built in 2010, and the good teaching environment and facilities will provide assistance for the Chinese language teaching and cultural activities. The principal proposed to expand the publicity and deepen the Chinese project to community to benefit more children and parents.
Although it was the first day to enter the town of Rexton, the Chinese teachers have been deeply infected by the hospitality of the locals. They believe this journey of Chinese teaching will be a wonderful start.
上午，一行人分别与Eleanor W. Graham Middle School校长和Rexton Elementary School校长进行亲切会面，商谈中文项目的开展。校长们对志愿者教师们的到来表示热烈欢迎，并表达了对中文教学项目的期待。滕菁为大家讲述了新省孔院十年来的发展状况，重点介绍了三语示范学校、孔子课堂——Park Street小学的创新国际化模式。她还强调，新省教育厅与国家汉办是我们坚强的支持与后盾，会应新省各学区的教学需求，不断输送优秀的教师人才，拓展和加强与当地教学点的合作。会议中，王静丽介绍了自己在新省两个城市6所学校工作体验和收获。梁嘉怡介绍了自己专业的武术功底和多年的武术教学经验。两位老师对学校安排的住宿家庭也非常满意并表示感谢。