CIUCC attends the 20th anniversary of West End International School

On February 18, 2023, the Confucius Institute at the University of Cape Coast was invited to attend the 20th-anniversary celebration of the West End International School. The China and Ghana directors, Chinese teachers, and the martial arts team of CIUCC represented the institute at the event.

They were welcomed by Mr. Joseph Adjekum, the Executive Director and Founder of West End International School who expressed his sincere gratitude to the delegation for their participation in the celebration and their continuous partnership and deployment of Chinese language teachers to the school since 2019.

In his speech, Prof. Ishmael Mensah, the Ghana Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Cape Coast, congratulated West End International School and reiterated the benefits of learning Chinese to Ghanaian students. He admonished the pupils to take their Chinese lessons seriously in order to tap into the opportunities that the Chinese language has to offer.

Professor OU Yamei, the China Director also expressed her appreciation to the management of the school for their continuous collaboration with CIUCC towards teaching and learning the Chinese language and Chinese culture, as well as the care and support given to Chinese teachers posted to the school. She added that CIUCC would continue to support Chinese teaching and learning at West End International School.

The event was marked with a series of performances by the pupils of West End International School, and a lion dance performance by the martial arts team from CIUCC.

News Article by Adelaide Safoa Kissi

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