As we settle into the start of a new academic year, we want to remind you once more of the brilliant work that was submitted as part of our Mandarin […]
Students on the Mandarin Excellence Programme (11-15 years old) all begin in Year 7 and study Mandarin for 8 hours per week (4 taught hours and 4 hours of self-study). […]
Has the Mandarin Excellence Programme achieved its goal of having 5,000 pupils on track to fluency by 2020? Jody Gee, Co-Headteacher of the Anglo European School and Chair of the […]
The final of the British Council’s annual Mandarin Speaking Competition took place in London last week. The competition offers a fun opportunity for secondary school students to practice and improve […]
After the success of the Year 7 and Year 8 Mandarin Excellence Programme (MEP) student projects, the IOE CI has teamed up with experienced Mandarin teacher Dr. Theresa Munford, formerly […]
From Monday 24th to Thursday 27th July, almost 400 Year 9 students from fifteen different schools will take part in an intensive Mandarin residential at Nottingham University as part of […]
A new report published by the CBI has highlighted the role that the Mandarin Excellence Programme can have in helping UK businesses grow their trade internationally. The “Winning Worldwide” Export […]
The IOE Confucius Institute is now recruiting a new Project Officer to join our team.
IOE CI is now recruiting to the post of Mandarin Excellence Programme Coordinator . There is a huge variety in the role of MEP Programme Coordinator. Whoever is appointed will work […]
Yesterday morning (April 11 2018) Sky News ran a feature on the Mandarin Excellence Programme, in light of newly published YouGov research.
Hundreds of school pupils in England are on track towards fluency in Mandarin Chinese as part of a national language learning initiative which starts its second year this term. Progress […]