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Confucius Institute Jointly Built by BIT Won the Global Advanced Title

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  Beijing Institute of Technology, Dec 12th, 2019: From December 9 to 10, the 2019 International Conference on Chinese Education was held in Changsha, Hunan Province. Sun Chunlan, member of the political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and vice premier of the State Council, attended the opening ceremony of the conference and delivered a keynote speech. More than 1000 representatives of Confucius Institutes and Chinese educational institutions from more than 160 countries and regions attended the conference. At the conference, the Confucius Institute of the University of Lagos, co-founded by Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) and the University of Lagos, was awarded the title of "Global Advanced Confucius Institute", and BIT and Karen Chad, the Canadian director of the Confucius Institute of the University of Saskatchewan, co-founded by the University of Saskatchewan, were awarded the "Confucius of the World 2019 College Advanced personal Award.


  Confucius Institute of Lagos University opened on May 25, 2009 and unveiled on October 16, 2009. At present, the number of registered students is 7097.


  The Confucius Institute of the University of Saskatchewan was formally approved by the National Han Affairs Office on August 26, 2011 and opened on June 18, 2012. The current number of registered students is 1956.


  As of September 30, 2019, 535 Confucius Institutes and 1134 Confucius classrooms had been set up around the world. This year, a total of 25 global advanced Confucius Institutes and 5 global advanced Confucius classrooms were selected. The Confucius Institute of Saskatchewan University won the title of Global Advanced Confucius Institute in 2017.


News Source: Miao Min, International Office

Photography: Liu Ning, Wang Yongjing

Editor: News Agency of BIT

Translator: Zhao Shengtao, News Agency of BIT

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