Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi held a 2018 symposium for Kenyan scholars living in China.
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On October 13, Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi held the 2018 symposium of Kenya's Association of Scholars living in China. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Henry, chairman of the association and deputy director at Kenya bureau of standards. A total of more than 40 people attended the meeting.During the  symposium there was a heated discussion on three major topics:

  •  How Confucius Institute can help Kenya's big four   Agenda.
  •  The necessity of Chinese entry into the Kenyan basic education system,
  •  The future direction of Confucius Institute in Kenya.

 

Everyone spoke freely at the meeting. Mr. Henry said that the field of cooperation has always been pragmatic and deep. He hoped Confucius Institute would cultivate more versatile talents, who not only understand Chinese but also skilled in technology , so as to introduce advanced Chinese technology in Kenya eventually helping the Kenyan government and people achieve the " Big four Agenda".After studying in China for one to eight years, the delegates are now fighting in various industries in Kenya. As scholars in China, they have a profound understanding of the culture and education of both countries.

Director Xiao Shan said that Confucius Institute as a bridge between the two cultures, has trained many excellent talents from Kenya and promoted the process of Kenya's national modernization. Under the " Belt and road initiative", the Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi should innovate,develop and train more compound talents to help Kenya's "Big Four Agenda" actualization.