How best to introduce / develop Mandarin Chinese and learning about China at your school?

- Thinking of Mandarin in your school in the future?

- Have you already introduced Mandarin to your school but want to take the subject further?

Click on the title to download 2 useful tables:

1.  Your school and Mandarin Chinese: lessons and people to influence:
This table looks at the different levels that Mandarin Chinese and Chinese culture can be introduced at your school. From after-school clubs to full curricular lessons see the advantages/disadvantages that come with each approach.
2.  Stages in the Development of Learning about China and Learning Mandarin Chinese within schools
This shows the each level the Mandarin Chinese can be introduced and how different people need to be influenced at each levels:   children and young people , teachers  and school and Community Leaders

If you have any comments about this article or have anything to add, or if you are thinking of introducing Chinese and need advice, please email pete at info [at] thechinesestaffroom [dot] com