EdUHK– VNU Hosts Chinese Teaching and Learning Workshop

More than 800 scholars and education practitioners from around the world registered for the online “Chinese Characters Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) Workshop” co-organised by The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and the University of Languages and International Studies at the Vietnam National University (VNU) in June 2020.

Twenty-two speakers made 13 presentations which covered a wide range of themes. The participants initiated discussions on topics related to Chinese character teaching methods in different regions and for different learners, the latest research outcomes in the field, and the application of electronic tools for teaching Chinese characters.

The workshop contributed to the development of CSL teaching and learning, strengthened regional and international academic exchanges, and enhanced the leadership role of EdUHK in CSL teaching and learning in the Asia-Pacific region.

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The Education University of Hong Kong

Nestled in a scenic mountain range, just one hour from Hong Kong’s business districts, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) offers tranquility and world-class scholarship in a vibrant, inclusive community. EdUHK is a publicly funded tertiary institution dedicated to the advancement of teaching and learning through diverse academic and research programmes on teacher education and complementary disciplines, including social sciences and humanities. The University places great emphasis on research capability with the aim of contributing to the advancement of knowledge, scholarship and innovation. EdUHK is committed to creating a sustainable impact on social progress and human betterment and defining the education landscape for not only Hong Kong, but also the Asia Pacific region. Ranked 3rd in Asia and 16th in the world in Education (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021), EdUHK will continue to make an impact locally, regionally and internationally through high quality research and scholarship. Adopting an Education-plus approach, its primary mission is to lead educational innovation, and to promote and support the strategic development of teaching, teacher education and disciplines complementary to education by preparing outstanding and morally responsible educators and professionals while supporting their lifelong learning. To know more about EdUHK, please visit

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