More than 5,500 North Carolina students are learning Chinese through our Confucius Classrooms in K-12 schools!
What makes CIU’s Confucius Classroom program different?
“It is sometimes hard, living in Burnsville, to see how interconnected the world is becoming,” writes Jodi Antinori, a Yancey County elementary school teacher.
Thirty-one N.C. teachers have just returned from our Global Leaders to Denmark program and are busy crafting ways to infuse their teaching with global offerings for students.
In preparation for this summer’s study program in Denmark, our award-winning teachers are learning about Danish history, culture and its education system.
High Hopes Haiti: Technology students from UNC-Charlotte are partnering with a local nonprofit for community service on a global scale.
Thirty-eight North Carolina educators from 14 schools have returned from a unique international school partnership program in China.
Gaston County students taking part in our Confucius Classroom program crafted Happy Teacher’s Day cards in Mandarin.
The Center is pleased to welcome 15 new Chinese guest teachers to North Carolina. Now in its second year, our Confucius Classroom network extends to 25 schools in 12 districts.
A group of 24 North Carolina teachers will take part in the Center’s program — China: Then and Now — to look at technology development, past and present. Generous support from sponsors makes travel to China possible.
Video Testimonials from our Alumni
History Teacher: Seeing the Yangtze River
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