China runs 530 Confucius Institutes across world

World | 25 Jul 2019 4:03 pm

China operates 530 Confucius Institutes and 1,113 Confucius Classrooms in 149 countries and regions, according to the Confucius Institute Headquarters, Xinhua has reported.

Over 46,200 full-time and part-time teachers are currently working at various Confucius institutes and classrooms, having educated more than 9 million students to date.

The new complex of the Confucius Institute of National University of Laos was handed over today in Lao capital Vientiane. The Chinese Ambassador to Laos Jiang Zaidong and Lao Minister for Education and Sports Sengduean Lachanthaboun signed the handover certificate.

Jiang noted that soon after China and Laos established the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership in 2009, the Confucius Institute was also formally inaugurated at NUOL in 2010.





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