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Established by Katharine Carruthers, UCL IOE Confucius Institute, in 2003 the Mandarin Chinese Teaching E-Forum is an extremely popular method of communication for teachers of Chinese and professionals with an interest in Chinese teaching and learning. The forum now has more than 950 subscribers who share ideas, resources and good teaching practice on a daily basis.

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  • Full or Part Time Mandarin Teacher required immediately

    Kensington Park School, years 7 - 11Teacher of Mandarin ChineseFor September 2018Contract Type: Full or Part TimeContract Term: PermanentApplication deadline 24th Aug 2018This is a fantastic […]

  • Vikki Zhang illustrator - new terracotta warrior book

    New blog post - Vikki Zhang, illustrator with a love of textiles and fashion […]

  • Edexcel new GCSE (9-1) general question list to share?

    Dear teachers,Just wondering if anyone has an electronic version of the GCSE theme basedquestions list for the new spec Edexcel?If so, would you mind sharing a copy with me? This will save masses […]

  • Re: Language schools in China for gap year students

    hi,l just found BC Mandarin's official webhttp://bcmandarinschool.comSonia ,Zhang> On 4 Aug 2018, at 12:47, Chen D <chenchenangel@HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:>> Dear all,>> Hope […]

  • Re: Language schools in China for gap year students

    These is a wonderful Mandarin college in Beijing which has a lot of teaching experience with IB curriculum and international schools.They are running summer curriculum for international school […]

  • Language schools in China for gap year students

    Dear all,Hope all of you are having a nice summer holiday.My IB SL students wanted to go to China for 2-3 months to enhance their mandarin. Do you have any recommendation for suitable language […]

  • Hosting Chinese Students

    Hello! I am looking for 20 primary or secondary schools in London who would be happy to host a group of Chinese students in October. You will be paid a fairly generous hosting fee of £20 […]

  • Southbank Centre China Changing Schools Poetry Invitation

    Dear Teachers of Chinese,Please see the opportunity below forwarded on behalf of the Southbank Centre. If you wish to express an interest please contact […]

  • Re: Teaching strategies for dyslexia and ADHD

    Thank you very much for the information. All best,LinziOn Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1:57:28 PM GMT+8, Jane Woo <jane.jewoo@GMAIL.COM> wrote:*I'm replying through the forum as it may […]

  • Re: Teaching strategies for dyslexia and ADHD

    *I'm replying through the forum as it may benefit/interest many colleagues. Dear Linzi,  You can find information about ADHD from this website: https://www.adhdfoundation.org.uk/ Dyslexia […]

  • Re: Teaching strategies for dyslexia and ADHD

    Hi Linzi,There is a free course regarding dyslexia on Futurelearn before, but I am not sure whether it is still open now. You may check there. The free time is limited. You might need to register […]

  • Teaching strategies for dyslexia and ADHD

    Dear colleagues, Are there any good websites offering practical teaching strategies for children with dyslexia or ADHD?I understand there is loaded with information about what is dyslexia or […]

  • possible tutoring hours in Dartford

    Dear all,I have a few one to one Chinese tutoring students that I currently teach in Dartford. Sadly, I am relocate to Brighton and can no longer tutor them. I am looking for another teacher who live […]

  • full time primary Mandarin post in London

    Dear All,Hope you are well.Could you please pass this message to people who might be interested:Chobham Academy in Newham, London is looking for a full time primary Mandarin teacher starting […]

  • Visiting Beijing

    Hi everyone !!I am going to Shanghai very soon and I would like visit Beijing as well while in China. I can only stay 3 days in Beijing so I would like to know the best options to make the most of it […]

  • 4th Bai Meigui Translation Competition

    Dear allLast night The Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing<https://writingchinese.leeds.ac.uk/> was formally launched and we took the opportunity to announce the winners of our latest […]

  • Re: Cantonese Speaking LSA Required in Essex

    Dear LukeHave you thought about contacting your local Chinese community language school(s)? You can find your nearest one via the UKFCS school members page: http://ukfcs.info/en/member_schools.php […]

  • Cantonese Speaking LSA Required in Essex

    Colleagues,New Hall School in Chelmsford, Essex, requires a 1-1 Cantonese speaking LSAfrom September.Please refer to the job description and ad attached here for furtherdetails.Enjoy the end of term […]

  • Help to Enrol a Student on Pre-U Chinese

    Dear Colleagues,I hope you're well!One of my former students who is in year 13 now got in touch recentlyasking to help him to enrol on Pre-U Chinese. The college he goes to onlyoffers A-Level Chinese […]

  • Mandarin teacher required - Anglo European School in Essex

    Dear all,Anglo European school in Ingatestone, Essex, is looking for a cover teacher for Mandarin from Sept to Dec, for approximately 8 hours teaching per week, ranging from key stage 3 to key stage […]

  • IOE CI 2018 Young Photographers' Competition

    Dear Colleagues,Before you break up for summer, you might like to introduce your students to the IOE CI 2018 Young Photographers’ Competition, which is now accepting entries. The competition is […]

  • Re: How to invite someone to join the forum

    Ok, many thanks!Sent from my iPhone> On 12 Jul 2018, at 10:26, ZENG Bin <zengbinchina@GMAIL.COM> wrote:>> Hi,>> Please click the following link:> […]

  • Re: How to invite someone to join the forum

    Hi,Please click the following link:https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=MANDARIN-CHINESE-TEACHINGAnd click 'Subscribe or Unsubscribe' on the top left.[image: ssss.png]​Larkin, Nicola […]

  • Re: How to invite someone to join the forum

    Dear Xue Chen,In order to invite someone to join the forum, please direct them to the following page on the IOE Confucius Institute website: https://ci.ioe.ac.uk/e-forum/Kind […]

  • September

    Hi Folks,Sorry to be adding an email to your inboxes, but I wanted to mention that time has opened up for Transition前進樂團 to be in the UK for the month of September.If any […]

  • Re: Chinese Business Studies

    Dear Simone and colleagues who might be interested in this, A few years ago, we shared our practice at the IOE annual Conference of a cross-curricular project, Chinese and Business in this case with […]

  • Re: [Ext Sender] Chinese Business Studies

    Dear all,Please have a look at the SCILT website and then click on the tab “ business”, business language champions, and see lower down the tabs for eg hospitality, textiles, finance, […]

  • Re: [Ext Sender] Chinese Business Studies

    Dear Simone,I saw some excellent examples of schools making links with business at the Scottish Annual Chinese Teaching Conference last year. They identified that Scotland was getting a lot of […]

  • Chinese Business Studies

    Hi there All!I hope you are all getting ready for your Summer break?At Robin Hood Academy, we dedicate Friday afternoons to UniversityChallenge where in mixed years children study a University […]

  • How to invite someone to join the forum

    Dear all,How do I invite someone to join the forum?Thank youXue ChenSent from my iPhon […]