TAG-Confucius Institute Organizes 'Educators Delegation to China' Program
AMMAN- Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Confucius Institute, in cooperation with Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and Shenyang Normal University, organized the “Educators Delegation to China” program for the fourth year.
The 2019 delegation included ten principals and representatives from both the private and public sectors in Jordan. It included Father Rashid Mustrih, the Secretary General of the Catholic Schools in Jordan, Father Jihad Ammari, the General Director of Greek Melkite Catholic Schools in Jordan, Ms. Ayah Younis, the Education and Programs Manager at the Children's Museum and principals of Rosary College Schools in Jordan.
“Educators Delegation to China” is a two-week program organized by Hanban which hosts university presidents, school principals, and those who play a significant role in developing education in order to provide them with knowledge about the Chinese language and culture, and the opportunity to benefit from the Chinese education experience through workshops, training courses, and field visits.
The Secretary of the Party Committee of Shenyang Normal University Mr. Jia Yuming received and welcomed the Jordanian delegation in the presence of International Education Faculty Dean Mr. Zang Wai, expressing his pride of the partnership between the University and TAG-Confucius. He highly commended the efforts exerted by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh to enhance relations and cooperation between the two parties, affirming that many of the TAG- Confucius Institute students were awarded scholarships to study at Shenyang University.
For his part, TAG-Confucius Institute Executive Director and Head of the Jordanian delegation Mr. Mamoun Abu Al Sebaa`, expressed his appreciation and gratitude to the University for the hospitality and generosity that was shown to the Jordanian delegation. He also expressed his pride in the partnership between the Shenyang Normal University and TAG-Org dating back to 2008. He pointed out that this partnership is significant as it is the only partnership in the world between the Chinese government and the business sector.
He also recognized Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh's keenness in consolidating the relationships between the two sides through new partnerships in various fields for achieving the "Belt and Road" initiative which serves as the cornerstone of the existing cooperation.
The delegation attended several lectures at the SNU including a lecture on China’s national conditions, a lecture on China’s basic education, a lecture on Traditional Chinese Medicine and a lecture on tea ceremony. The delegation also visited the Imperial Palace of Shenyang, Beiling Park, Liaoning Provincial Museum, The Forbidden City in Beijing, and The Great Wall of China. They also had a tour in Shanghai, Suzhou and Guangzhou.