To achieve the goal of promoting traditional characters to mainstream society of Europe and the U.S. through Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning, the OCAC has launched a series of measures, including coordinating a Distance Learning Program for Teachers of Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning (TCML), encouraging and subsidizing Mandarin teachers in the U.S. to take courses in education in the universities in the U.S.. Relevant information is included in this section. Please refer to this section if you are interested in learning more.
OCAC Distance Learning Program for Teachers of Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning(TCML)
The OCAC has conducted a Distance Learning Program for Teachers of Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning (TCML) to improve the teaching in each TCML, which helps the TCML teachers to get familiar with and use the OCAC’s teaching materials, Let’s Learn Mandarin!, through online streaming and on-demand training courses.
The training videos will be uploaded to the Teachers’ Training section on "Huayuworld.org." Teachers who were not able to participate in the Program may learn through self-studying.
Please click the link below for detailed information about the courses: Link
Support Measures for Earning Credits and Certification
The Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) has established the OCAC Program for Subsidizing and Encouraging US Mandarin Teachers’ Earning of Educational Credits, with the aim of encouraging overseas Chinese school teachers in the US who aspire to teach Mandarin in mainstream schools to study and earn credits for educational courses US universities and help them to obtain a teaching licence from the local government.
The applicant must be a Republic of China (ROC) national and also have permanent residence in the US. The applicant must also fulfill the criteria of eligibility for the program. For more information, please see: (Link)
Videos for Teacher Training
Videos of all training programs held by the OCAC are kept in the "Videos for Teacher Training Section" on "Huayuworld.org", which includes the fundamentals of Mandarin teaching, digitalization of Mandarin learning, Mandarin learning for kids and teenagers, culture and creative teaching and all video recordings of each study program. Teachers may conveniently empower themselves with the resources.
Videos for Teacher Training Section: (Link)
In addition, to assist the teachers in utilizing the Mandarin teaching material, Let’s Learn Mandarin!, the OCAC commissioned professional teachers to record videos containing points of each lesson and pronunciation teaching for teachers’ reference.
Videos of teaching Let’s Learn Mandarin!: (Link)