Chinese Bridge competition for Secondary Schools
We are very excited to announce the launch of the 2022 'Chinese Bridge' Mandarin Speaking Competition for UK Secondary School Students organised by CLEC UK and supported by the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy and the British Council.
The UK Mandarin Speaking Competition for Secondary School Students has been run by the British Council for 17 years in partnership with HSBC. 2022 is the first year for the competition to be run by CLEC UK supported by the British Council and is combined into the worldwide 'Chinese Bridge' Competition for Secondary School Students organised by CLEC Head Office in Beijing.
The Confucius Institute at Bangor University will be happy to support the students who may enrol for the competition, so please let us know and we will be very happy to help with guidance and advise.
Due to COVID restrictions, the 2022 competition will be run online via Zoom like last year and the key dates of the competition are as follows:
Applications open: 14th Feb to 13th March
Contestants receiving the joining instructions: No later than 25th March
Individual Heats competition on Zoom: 25th to 29th April
Video submission deadline for groups: 30th April
Receiving Finals invitation links via email for both individuals and groups: 16th May
Finals Week for both individuals and groups: 23rd to 25th May
National Ceremony Day: 1st June
Please find enclosed the following documents of the competition:
1. Competition Guide
2. Guide for Student
3. Terms & Conditions
4. Accompanying Teacher Form
5. Parental/Guardian Consent
6. Participants Photo and Video Consent
We hope the information is sufficient and we hope you will communicate the information to suitable candidates to encourage participation.
In the meantime, if you need any further information or clarification of the competition, please free feel to get in touch with the organising committee (see details below) or let us know if we can help with anything.
The Organising Committee of the ‘Chinese Bridge’ Mandarin Speaking Competition for UK Schools
Centre for Language Education and Cooperation, UK
Chinese Proficiency Test UK Committee
124 Euston Road, London NW1 2AL
T: 020 7388 8818
F: 020 7388 8828