Principals’ delegation to China

This funded two-week opportunity is for principals from North Island primary or secondary schools considering or currently offering Chinese classes.

Principals’ Delegations are effective ways of stimulating interest in and commitment to Chinese language teaching at New Zealand schools. It is a great event suitable for schools currently offering, or considering offering Chinese as part of their curriculum. It gives the principals an opportunity to first-hand experience on Chinese culture, schools and contemporary Chinese society.

Who should apply

Principals or Deputy Principals from the Bay of Plenty south to Wellington, currently offering or considering offering Chinese language in the school curriculum, are welcome to apply. The tour is limited to 10 delegates.

What is covered

All expenses in China, including domestic travel, food and accommodation, are covered. International airfares, visa, travel insurance and personal expenses will be the responsibility of the individual.

How to apply

Please fill in the application form and email your application to Confucius Institute, or send by mail to the address stated below.

Application deadline: End of January 2024.

Further information

See programme for Principals Delegation to China for more information.


Confucius Institute
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Phone: 04 463 9549

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