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2014 Chinese Festival – Save the Date

July 28th, 2014, 12:33 pm

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2014 Chinese Festival – Save the Date

July 28th, 2014, 12:33 pm

2014 Chinese Teacher Workshop

This year’s Chinese Teacher Workshop will be in cooperated at the CLTA Bloomington symposium.  For the Indiana K-12 teachers who attend the symposium, CI-Indy will reimburse $50 each teacher for their registration.  You will need to provide us with the following information:

1) Receipt

2) Signed DV form – dv form

3) Information sheet – Information Sheet

and

3) Filled out W-8BEN form   – w8Ben

or filled out W-9 form if U.S. citizen or Resident Alien – w9

Please send all information in one document and fax to 317-278-7919 prior to the conference date of October 25th

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Chinese Teacher Training & Workshop

July 8th, 2014, 11:06 am

Chinese Language Educators Achievement Award
Candidates: Chinese Language Teachers of Indiana
Requirements: Must have at least 20 years of experience teaching Chinese (Either 20 accumulated years as a full-time teacher or as a part-time teacher working 10 hours minimum per week, 30 weeks per year) i.e. 6000 hours within 20 accumulated years in the U.S.
Award: A certificate issued by the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis and 400 US dollars
Application Procedures:
1. Complete the application forms.
2. Include official documentation providing proof of 20 years accumulated teaching experience.
3. Submit the above to the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis, 425 University Blvd. CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202 before August 15th. Applicants will be evaluated by the Award Committee. The winner will be declared in August. Certificate will be awarded at the Chinese Teacher Workshop in September

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Chinese Language Educators Excellence Award
Candidates: Chinese Language Teachers of Indiana (including visiting teachers)
Requirements: Must have at least 1-3 years of experience teaching Chinese (Either 1-3 accumulated years as a full-time teacher or as a part-time teacher working 10 hours minimum per week, 30 weeks per year in the U.S. No time requirement for Sunday school teachers).
Award: A total of six prizes will be awarded for teachers at kindergarten/elementary school, middle school and high school level; 3 each for regular and Sunday Chinese schools.
A certificate issued by the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis and 100 US dollars
Application Procedures:
1. Complete the application forms.
2. Submit at least three letters of recommendation; one each from a supervisor and a co-worker, as well as one from the parent(s) of a student.
3. Submit all required paperwork to the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis, 425 University Blvd. CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202 before August 15th. Applicants will be evaluated by the Award Committee. The winner will be declared in August. Certificates will be awarded at the Chinese Teacher Workshop in September

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Application Procedures:

Complete Application Forms no later than August 15th.

All correspondence, recommendation letters and application forms should be sent to:

Confucius Institute – CII Chinese Teacher Awards

425 University Blvd., CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Telephone (317) 278-7900     Email ciindy@iupui.edu

The winners will be declared no later than August 30th.  The official announcement will be made at the CLTA Bloomington Symposium.

2013 Chinese Language Teacher Awards Winners

Chinese Language Educators Dedication Award Winners:

Ting Li – Decatur Central High School

Ling-Yu Yang – Westlane Middle School

Yanqiong Huang – International School of Indiana

Xiaoming Li – ICCCI Chinese School

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2014 Chinese Language Teacher Awards

March 28th, 2014, 3:34 pm

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Chinese Culture Hour Presents

Dr. Thomas H. Cox | Sam Houston State University

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | 12:00 p.m.

Confucius Institute | Cavanaugh Hall, CA 129

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China and the United States currently exchange over $230 billion in trade each year and share concerns ranging from global warming to tariff policies. As such the need for intellectual and cultural exchange between these two nations has never been greater. Both the Chinese and American governments plus numerous philanthropic organizations offer an array of grants, scholarships and stipends for study in the PRC. This workshop outlines major grant opportunities and provides advice and feedback for the application process.

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A Fulbright in China: Lessons for Pursuing Research and Grants in China

March 28th, 2014, 9:39 am

Mandarin Chinese is the standard and most widely spoken dialect of the Chinese language. As such, Mandarin Chinese is essential for Americans interested in doing business, vacationing, or studying in China. As Chinese businesses, tourists, and scholars travel to the United States in growing numbers, Americans are also finding Mandarin Chinese very useful here at home.

Join us for practical and enjoyable free beginning course in Mandarin Chinese. Course meets one session per week and are held in the Confucius Institute in Suite 129 at the IUPUI Campus on Tuesday’s from 12:00pm – 12:45pm.

Dates are March 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

Class is on a first come first serve basis, so please sign up early.

To register please visit the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FA4AB2EA0FF2-20142

 

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2014 Spring Free Mandarin Chinese Class for IUPUI Faculty & Staff

February 26th, 2014, 12:11 pm

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The Confucius Institute in Indianapolis presents:

Lingnan Chinese  Opera League SYSU Performance

Date/Time: Friday March 7th 6:00pm
Location: IUPUI IT Auditorium, 535 W. Michigan Street, Indianapolis
Costs: Free to the Public on a first come first serve basis

Parking is available in the Gateway (525 N. Blackford) and North Street (819 W. North St.) Parking Garages.  Click here for MAP and RATES

Opera Lecture

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Chinese Opera Performance

February 10th, 2014, 9:19 pm

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Spring 2014 Culture Hour

January 28th, 2014, 3:48 pm

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2013 Video of the 6th Chinese Festival

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2014 Indianapolis Chinese Festival

January 28th, 2014, 3:39 pm

2014 High School Bridge Program to China (July 17th – August 1st)

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Introduction to “Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American High School Students”

The “Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American High School Students” is sponsored by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters in cooperation with various Confucius Institute in the U.S. for American high school students to experience Chinese language and culture on the summer holidays for two weeks (July 17th – August 1st).

Since being launched in 2007, American high school students have been invited to participate in the summer camp in China, which plays a positive role in promoting the understanding of high school students of Chinese language and culture, improving their Chinese level and enhancing the friendship between the youth of China and the U.S.

1. Mission Statement

The “Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American High School Students” aims to promote exchange between the youth of China and the United States and enhance the understanding of American high school students of Chinese language and culture, thus to stimulate their interest in Chinese learning.

2. Camp Activities

During the program, students will be visiting Beijing and 1 other province in China (Location TBD).  They will be studying Chinese language and culture (paper-cutting, calligraphy, brush painting, tea ceremony, martial arts, etc.), participating in various sports and cultural activities (friendly basketball matches, international student get-togethers, host family experiences, etc.); and visiting points of interest of China’s long history and sites of natural beauty.

3. Application

a. Qualifications to Apply

Students currently enrolled in credited public/private high schools who meet the following qualities:

1) American citizen  2) High school students; age between 14 and 18; grades from 9 to 12. 3) Non-Chinese learning background and less than three years of Chinese learning experiences 4) Have great interests in Chinese language and culture. 5) Healthy enough for international travel.

Group teachers are required to meet the following qualities:

1) Respect and understand Chinese culture. 2) Good at communication and adaptable to new environments. 3) With K-12 teaching experiences. 4) Highly experience in student management. 5) Healthy enough for international travel. 6) Under 50 years old.

Chaperons also need to perform the following duties:

1) Assist Confucius Institute in pre-departure training for students. 2) Participate in all summer camp activities with students and comply with requirements. 3) Take the primary responsibilities for the safety of students during summer camp. 4) Help students adapt the environment and provide guidance for them. 5) Accompany students in emergency situation and provide help to contact their families. 6) Collect students’ feedbacks and hand in reports to Confucius Institute.

b. Application and Selection Procedure

Qualified applicants need to submit their application form by March 10th, 2014, together with personal application letter and a recommendation letter from schools or teachers to respective Confucius Institutes. Group teachers should also submit their resumes to respective Confucius Institutes. Individual Confucius Institute will conduct primary selections in accordance with the application materials, identify qualified candidates, and summarize information into a list which will be submitted to Hanban for the final decision. Hanban will inform each Confucius Institute with the final selection results in April.

4. Program Costs

Students and teachers are responsible for the costs of round-trip air tickets, passport, Chinese visa and international travel insurance. Confucius Institute Headquarters will assume all the costs for accommodations, local transportation, and all group activities and sightseeing for students and group teachers during their stay in China.

5. Students Comments

(1) China is one of the most beautiful countries I have been to. Its natural beauty and friendly people changed my perception of China. Now, greatest wish is to improve my Chinese level and go back to see my lovely friends in China.

–by Lauren Stotts from Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics

–卡拉尼(Kalani High School)Xiu Xiu Cooney

b. The summer camp is fantastic! I love all the activities and all the participants. I hope this program will never end. Thank you!

–by Xiu Xiu Cooney from Kalani High School

6. Contact

Name: Noah C. Buonanno

Phone:317-278-7900

Fax:317-278-7919

E-mail:ciindy@iupui.edu

Website: http://www.iupui.edu/~china/studyabroad/high-school-students/

Address:Confucius Institute in Indianapolis at IUPUI, 425 University Boulevard, Cavanaugh Hall, Suite 129, Indianapolis, IN, 46202

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2014 High School Bridge Program to China

January 27th, 2014, 11:57 am

Chinese Fair

Chinese Fair is here again!! There are fun activities to participate and performances to enjoy. There are also Chinese language contests to attend. Students have a chance to receive certificates and prizes! Hope you can join us!!

Date: Sat. April 19th, 2014
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Place: Eastwood Middle School

Registration:

1. Deadline: April 11th, 2014

2. Registration Link

2013 Chinese Language and Cultural Fair Video

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