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1 ICLON Master Programme on Chinese Language and Culture Education Claire Smulders, M.A (ICLON) Teacher Educator Chinese Language and Culture Helsinki 22 nd May 2012

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3 Master Programme on Chinese Language and Culture Education (60 ect) Main aims: Train our students to become 1st degree teachers in Chinese language and culture Train our students to become Professionals in order to be able to teach pupils how to become wellprepared world citizens.

4 Obtain: Master Degree 1st Degree Teacher in Chinese language and culture

5 5 Different Roles of the Professional Didactic Specialist Classroom director Professional Member School team Pedagogue

6 Professional - Didactic - Classroom director/manager - Pedagogue - Specialist - Member of the Schoolteam of Teachers

7 The Courses Master Degree Didactics 1 Didactics 2 Coaching 1 Coaching 2 Pedagogy Specialization Traineeship 1 Traineeship 2

8 Didactics - How to use didactic tools to teach Chinese language and culture - How to teach pupils to learn and to understand and influence their own learning process - How to prepare pupils for the final examination - How to develop teaching material

9 Skills - Reading - Writing - Speaking and Conversation - Listening - Grammar - Culture and Society - Intercultural Competence - The role of the CEFR: A2

10 - Some classes together with other Foreign Language teachers - Some classes only with Chinese teachers, e.g. reading and writing, culture and society

11 Coaching - Your attitude and identity as a teacher - Order and Discipline - The relationship with pupils - Instruction strategies - Learning strategies of pupils - Assessment strategies - Feedback strategies - Different forms of intelligence - Blogging to analyze the development as a teacher using different analysis models

12 Pedagogy - Adolescents - Development of the identity of adolescents - Development of their learning skills

13 - Research paper Specialization for example: Teaching Chinese to dyslectic pupils Teaching and assessing culture Developing assessment tools on a CEFR level

14 Traineeship hours - Junior Middle as well as Senior Middle School

15 Member of a Schoolteam of teachers - The importance of working together with other teachers in school - Incorporate Chinese in the school curriculum - Making the link with other subjects in order to incorporate their knowledge of Chinese culture and language in their global awareness

16 Terms of Application - Master s Degree in Chinese Studies with at least 4 months study program in China/Taiwan and HSK 5 level - Adequate knowledge of the Dutch language - Native speakers - Current students

17 Educational Minor (30 ect)

18 Pilot Study - Three years - 9 secondary schools - Aim: examining and proving through empirical field research the feasibility and practicability of introducing Chinese as a final exam subject as well as the testability of the learning aims of the curriculum. - Three rounds of assessment on CEFR A1 and A2 level. - 5 inspirational meetings a year

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