November 11, 2009, Confucius
Institute at Kathmandu University held the opening ceremony of 1th
Chinese-Language-Training Program for Teachers in Nepal Public Schools,
collaborating with National Centre for Educational Development Nepal.
The Ambassador, Mr. Qiu Guohong from Chinese Embassy in Nepal attended
the opening ceremony and gave a inspiring speech. He says, “the
teachers’ training program is a good start to solve the shortage
of Chinese language talents in Nepal and I hope there will be more
and more such programs to meet the increasing needs of Nepali friends
learning Chinese language.
Figure 1. Mr. Qiu Guohong is giving an inspiring
speech to Nepali teachers
The trainees of this program are all primary school
teachers from public schools. During the 10 months training, Nepal
National Center for Education Development take Chinese language
as an important course in the whole training plan. Although the
trainees are of different age, their enthusiasm is very high and
they all expected to learn to be qualified Chinese language teachers
in the future.
Figure 2. The Trainees are listening attentively
to the program introduction