The mission of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland is to work with the Irish government, businesses and academia to develop stronger educational, cultural and commercial links between Ireland and China.
Chinese Culture and Language Studies
Catalysto designed and produced the student textbook ‘Chinese Culture and Language Studies’ for transition year students. The comprehensive textbook introduces students to both traditional and modern aspects of Chinese culture. The fourteen topics cover a wide range of areas such as Chinese food, Chinese music and school life in China. Students also have the opportunity to learn some Chinese words and phrases as they progress through the textbook which is supported by audio-visual, web-based teaching resources which support a wide range of active learning methodologies.