The new breakthrough of Confucius Institute at the University of Zambia (UNZA), Chinese firstly be the compulsory course

[Source]    Confucius Institute at the University of Zambia [Time]    2012-09-07 17:32:22 

August 16, with the arrival of the new semester, Lusaka International School and Rhodes Park School became the first group as a required course for primary and secondary schools in Zambia, which means that Chinese has become the first foreign language after French and Spanish, Now more than 1,000 students of the two schools started the Chinese courses.

With the continuous development of Sino-Zambian economic and trade relations, more and more departments and companies of Zambia the demand of Chinese talent are on the increase, and offering Chinese courses to understand the needs of the Chinese culture is increasingly urgent. As the Lusaka International school principal said that the main purpose of our school is well prepared to deal with all the realities of the 21st century, and started the Chinese required course is important initiatives to meet the needs of the development of the times.

Lusaka International School is an international school run by the British, more than 1,000 students from 50 countries around the world, and around 100 teachers from 30 different countries. Schools from pre-school to university matriculation grades 16 and over 30 classes, each class has 20-30 students. Rhodes Park School is not only the most influential local schools, but also the first school of Capital Region's accepts volunteer Chinese teacher. Both schools have opened Chinese compulsory course, which has played a good role model, and it will have a positive impact on Chinese popularize and promote at primary and secondary schools in Zambia.