CIQ COVID19 Updates
CIQ is following all recommendations to help control the spread of COVID19.
Volunteer Chinese Teacher Manying SUN inspires students, from Xitaqiu Village, China
Manying SUN is a CIQ Volunteer Chinese Teacher from Xitaqiu Village, Hua County, He'nan Province. She is working with Urangan State High School to enrich student's learning experiences.
LI Mengyu's enthusiasm creates connections with Australia and CIQ
The first in a series of profiles on our 2020 Volunteer Chinese Teachers (VCTs) - CIQ VCT LI Mengyu has a passion for new knowledge and world experiences. Her enthusiasm for seeing the world has connected her to CIQ and Australia, despite COVID19 travel restrictions.
2020 CIQ Chinese Language Student Incentive Awards - Cleveland District State High School Presentations
The CIQ is pleased to confirm the presentation of the first of the ten 2020 CIQ Chinese Language Student Incentive Awards, at Cleveland District State High School.
Corinda Students Studying Chinese Achieve 2nd Place in World Championships
The CIQ congratulates Corinda State High School, one of our Confucius Institute Schools, for their outstanding achievements in the recent global Education Perfect Language Perfect Competition. Overall, Corinda came 2nd in Queensland out of 197 schools!
Students Confirm: Online Learning a Success
We asked our students what they thought of our online teaching transition, and we're using what we learnt as we get ready for Term Two!
CIQ Welcomes Ms Lisha Song, our new Business and Education Coordinator
CIQ welcomes Ms Lisha Song, returning as our new Business and Education Coordinator.
CIQ Begins Its 2020 Focus On The Regions
CIQ made an early start on its 2020 focus - taking Chinese language and culture to the regions and disadvantaged when the large and diverse team recently (before COVID19 restrictions began) visited Maryvale State School, providing a full day of diverse activities.
CIQ Zooms Along With Short Course Students
The CIQ Short Course Teaching Team have transitioned to teaching our popular Chinese language short course programs to teleconferencing using ZOOM.
Corinda SHS Joins CIQ Stable
CIQ Director, Antoine Barnaart, and Corinda SHS Principal, Helen Jamieson, met to discuss future plans.
CIQ vists Rockhampton
The CIQ joined students in Rockhampton for the annual Chinese Speaking Competition and cultural day, hosted by the Heights College.
CIQ Supports Professional Development of Future QUT Communications Graduates
CIQ thanks our Media and Communications interns, Jill Chew and Shannon Bullen.
CIQ staff get an eye opening experience at Corinda SHS open day
CIQ staff visited our newest Confucius Classroom School's Open Day and were amazed by the wide range of programs and options available.
Dingning Men leads students in Chinese Gong Fu movements
Dingning Men leads students in Chinese Gong Fu movements at Kedron SHS as part of our recent cultural day visit.
2018 Rockhampton Regional Speaking Competition
On the April 19, three CIQ staff visited Rockhampton as judges for the 2018 Rockhampton Regional Speaking Competition, hosted by the Heights College.
CIQ meets with Catholic Education
Antoine Barnaart, CIQ Director and Dr Hui Richards, CIQ Senior Lecturer, met with senior managers from the Brisbane Catholic Education Office to discuss further support for the teaching of Chinese language and culture in both primary and secondary Catholic schools.
CIQ's Online Chinese Writing Course
From 9 February to 8 March, CIQ was proud to present the Online Chinese Writing Course II. This innovative course, the first online Chinese writing course in Australia, has been successfully running since 2014.
CIQ welcomes Jiajia Lin
Miss Jiajia Lin joins us from Beijing Foreign Studies University, where she is studying lingustics, majoring in teaching Chinese as an additional language.
Celebrating Chinese New Year
On Thursday 8 February, CIQ Director and staff were pleased to celebrate the Chinese New Year together with Principals and senior staff of our CIQ Confucius Classroom schools, at the Chinese Consul General in Brisbane’s Chinese New Year Gala.
CIQ awarded 2017 Confucius Institute of the Year
On 12 December 2017 the CIQ was greatly honoured to again be recognised for our work promoting Chinese language and culture in the Queensland community and schools.
Merrimac Confucius Classroom
Our Leadership Team had the opportunity to visit the Merrimac State High School CIQ Confucius Classroom while attending the Trade and Investment Queensland International Education and Training Summit on the Gold Coast.
Celebrating culture with students
We celebrated Language and culture day with 120 Year 7 students from Rochedale State High School with taiji, calligraphy, kung fu as well as a Chinese tea ceremony.
Celebrating a new expansion
We welcomed the Chinese Consul General to formally open another classroom for the institute.
We are the first Confucius Institute to be established in Queensland in 2008, dedicated to supporting and developing the learning of Chinese language and culture throughout Queensland.
We work with schools to offer opportunities for young learners to engage with Chinese-speaking worlds.
We collaborate with registered teachers and school leaders to provide professional learning programs and to develop innovative approaches to teaching Chinese language and culture.
Our courses and programs help professionals and people in the community to learn about China.
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