The Confucius Classrooms program promotes Chinese language and cultural education in primary and secondary schools. The program is funded by the Office of the Chinese Language Council International (Hanban) and is administered by a state-based Confucius Institute.
A Confucius Classroom designation given to Victorian schools signals a formal partnership with schools in China as part of a sister school relationship.
Schools with a Confucius Classroom designation are expected to carry out activities to promote Chinese language and culture, such as teaching Chinese, supporting Chinese cultural activities and/or competitions, organising exchange programs, and implementing courses for the local community.
Current Confucius Classrooms
The first three Confucius Classrooms affiliated with the Confucius Institute at La Trobe University have been established at the following schools:
If your school is interested in establishing a Confucius Classroom, please contact Dr. Pingrong Dong, Associate Director of La Trobe University CI, P.Dong@latrobe.edu.au