Under the theme "Chinese for the World, Openness into the Future”, the World Chinese Language Conference took place in Beijing from Dec 7 to 9.
The event saw the participation of about 2,000 Chinese and foreign experts, scholars, government officials, representatives from international organizations, and leaders of international language and cultural institutions.
Wang Dinghua, secretary of the CPC BFSU committee, speaks at the Symposium on Professional Degree Construction and Personnel Training of International Chinese Language Education. [Photo/bfsu.edu.cn]
At the Symposium on Professional Degree Construction and Personnel Training of International Chinese Language Education held on Dec 7, Wang Dinghua, secretary of the CPC Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) committee, gave a keynote speech titled "Design Philosophy of High-level Talent Training for PhD Students in International Chinese Language Education".
Wang highlighted BFSU's commitment to leveraging its strengths and distinctive features, as well as its dedication to cultivating high-end talents in teaching Chinese to speakers of non-common languages.
BFSU will continue its efforts in international Chinese language education, constantly strengthen the construction of relevant disciplinary systems, and ensure the steady, solid and far-reaching development of high-level talents in the academic field.
Representatives of cooperative institutions of BFSU Confucius Institutes, including Irina Kraeva, rector of Moscow State Linguistic University (MSLU), and Hamar Imre, vice-rector of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), share their insight into the current status, mechanisms and visions for cultivating local Chinese language talents in Russia and Hungary. [Photo/bfsu.edu.cn]
The Bilingual Collection of China-GCC Cultural Exchanges and Mutual Learning is released at the Second China-GCC Language and Culture Forum on Dec 7. [Photo/bfsu.edu.cn]
The Bilingual Collection of China-GCC Cultural Exchanges and Mutual Learning was released at the Second China-GCC Language and Culture Forum, which was held on Dec 7 on the sidelines of the World Chinese Language Conference.
Jia Dezhong, a member of the standing committee of the CPC BFSU committee and vice-president of the university, delivers a speech at the release ceremony. [Photo/bfsu.edu.cn]
Jia Dezhong, a member of the standing committee of the CPC BFSU committee and vice-president of the university, delivered a speech at the release ceremony, saying that the Collection responds to the contemporary needs of in-depth cultural exchanges between China and Gulf Cooperation Council member countries. It is expected to provide more comprehensive and high-quality language and cultural learning resources as well as systematic knowledge for these countries and across the Arab world.
He said he hopes that the construction of the Collection will serve as a new starting point for China and member states of the GCC to draw on each other's excellent cultural achievements, promote the profound essence of eastern civilization, and make greater contributions to the development and progress of human civilization.
Jia Wenjian, deputy secretary of the CPC BFSU committee and vice-president of the university, presides over a sub-forum of the Forum on Future Development of Confucius Institute on Dec 8. [Photo/bfsu.edu.cn]
Certificates of Excellent HSK Test Centers and Outstanding Contribution Awards are presented at the conference. [Photo/bfsu.edu.cn]
BFSU co-hosted Confucius Institutes received several awards during the World Chinese Language Conference. The Confucius Institute at MSLU and the Confucius Institute in Barcelona were honored with the title of Excellent HSK Test Center. The Confucius Institute at Zayed University and the Confucius Institute at ELTE won the Excellent HSK Promotion Award. Hamar Imre, vice-rector of ELTE, and Masini Federico from the Confucius Institute at Sapienza University of Rome received the Outstanding Contribution Award.
BFSU took an active role in the World Chinese Language Conference, with professors, teachers and PhD students from the university, as well as directors of BFSU-cohosted Confucius Institutes, participating in the conference and several parallel sessions.