China and Ghana pledged to enhance their cooperation in Chinese language education to help more Ghanaians grasp one of the most spoken languages in the world.
The pledge was made during a one-day online China-Ghana International Conference on Chinese Language Education, attended by officials and faculty members of China’s Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT) and the University of Ghana.
Aside from the two universities, some prominent Chinese and African scholars in the field also attended the conference.
Speaking at the conference, Yu Xiaofen, vice president of the ZJUT, said the two universities cooperated in establishing the Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana in 2013, which had become a model of China-Ghana educational cooperation.
She said the institute played a vital part in boosting the cultural exchanges between China and Ghana, with its current enrollment figure standing around 3,500 and more than 20,000 Ghanaians trained since…