Overseas Training Tour for key teachers of Xiacheng District was held in Hangzhou on November 23rd. Attendants are principals, education leaders from well-known universities throughout the world as well as representatives from training organizations.
Ms. Gong Zheng, Dean of the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Huang Wei, Director of Xiacheng District Educaion Bureau, signed a memorandum of cooperation between Hangzhou Xiacheng District Education Bureau,(China) and Australia Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne, Asia Education Foundation and Australian Yutong Culture Centre. In the future, they will cooperate in running schools, teachers training programs, sisters school relationship, communication and the exchange of teachers and students by learning, sharing and exchange of academic achievements, reciprocal visits for international academic conferences. At the same time, Mr. Shen Yijun, founder and managing director of the Australian Yutong Cultural Centre, gave a keynote speech about different cultures having different interpretations of education through three stories which brought a lot of applauses.