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Chinese Bridge Competition group photo.
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
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The Confucius Institute (CI) recently held a training programme for local Chinese teachers. The program ran from August 16th to August 20th 2021.  A total of seven local teachers and Overseas Volunteers were in attendance.  Li Yanhua, an associate professor of Beijing Language and Culture University, guided the participants.

The Confucius Institute at The West Indies Cave Hill Campus held its 2021, Primary and Secondary School Chinese Bridge Competition. This year's participants included 23 students from The Ellerslie Secondary School, The Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and the St. Stephen's Primary School collectively.

His Excellency Hallam Henry, Ambassador Designate of Barbados to the People’s Republic of China, paid a visit to the Confucius Institute (CI).

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The Confucius Institute (Chinese: 孔子学院; pinyin: Kǒngzǐ Xuéyuàn) is a non-profit public educational organisation operating in approximately 6 continents,dozens of countries with approxiamtely 480 institutes whose aim is to provide Chinese language and cultural training resources to foreigners as well as to facilitate cultural and educational exchanges. Read More »


The Confucius Institute conducts various Chinese language courses at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. The courses do not offer university credit although students will be awarded certification. Teaching time is 1 hour per week. Find out more »


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