The K-12 Chinese Language Teachers Institute is an intensive summer training program for Chinese language teachers whose first language is not Chinese. This 6-week institute (late June – early August) will be held in Beijing, China. This training program offers refresher language courses, cultural lectures and pedagogical workshops among other features.
The objectives of the Chinese Language Teachers Institute are to:
This program is designed to cater specifically to the needs of Chinese teachers whose native language is not Chinese. Therefore, eligibility is restricted to this group only.
You will earn 2 undergraduate units from Hamilton College (typically 8 academic credits) for completion of the program.
A significant element of this program is for each participant to develop an extensive teaching plan comprised of a full thematic unit with 3-4 subthemes.
International travel (up to $1,600)
Program-related travel in China
Lodging in China
(A $300 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your space in the program)