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Overseas Principals Tour to China Program 2016

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Overseas Principals Tour to China Program 2016
           Overseas Principals Tour to China Program 2016 (OPTC Program) was organized by Confucius Institute at Alabama A&A University, sponsored by the Confucius Institute Headquarters of China and Nanjing Forestry University of China, the Partnership University of Alabama A&M University.
           The OPTC program was held from June 8 (departure from Huntsville) –June 18(departure from Shanghai, China). OPTC program participants spent 10 days of this summer program in China. This was Confucius Institute at Alabama A&M University’s (CIAAMU) first-year organizing such a tour to Beijing, Nanjing and Shanghai to conduct better understanding of China, Chinese people and Chinese education system.The goal of the OPTC program in China was to provide U.S principals and the administrators in the educational sector the first-hand exposure to China, the on-the-spot experience of Chinese development of the modern times, and an orientation to the Chinese language and culture.
    The following pictures are the members of OPTC experiencing Chinese classroom with students.They played at gym, wrote Chinese characters with Chinese brushes and drew Chinese paintings together.