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Developing Mandarin: Regional models for the future

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Pollock Halls

University of Edinburgh

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Exploring innovative approaches to developing Mandarin learning for schools and young people across South-East region

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This exciting event aims to explore innovative approaches, partnerships and models which support the development of Mandarin language and Chinese culture in primary and secondary schools. This SCEN event will highlight developing practice by East Lothian Council, Midlothian Council, City of Edinburgh Council, George Watson's College, the Swire group and the University of Edinburgh. Schools and partners will lead presentations, workshops and discussions sharing ideas around how to grow Mandarin learning for children and young people.

10.30 Welcome - Simon Macaulay, Chair, SCEN

10.40 Developing Mandarin: Regional Opportunities - Ann Robertson, ECL

11.10 Group Discussions

11.40 Keynote - James Brodie, China-Britain Business Council

12.10 Panel Discussion

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Workshop 1 - Working with qualified teachers of Mandarin

14.00 Workshop 2 - EUSA - Mandarin volunteer programme "working with native speakers of Mandarin"

14.45 Workshop 3 - Colin Mitchell, Former Depute HT, Lasswade High School - Developing partnerships and supporting learner mobility

15.30 Plenary

16.00 Close

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