BEIJING -- The Center for Language Education and Cooperation under
China's Ministry of Education has launched four international online
platforms for learning the Chinese language.
Besides the launch which was on Saturday, "Chinese Plus" cloud
services, "Chinese Bridge" app and two other platforms were also on the
scheduled agenda of the International Forum on Trade in Education
Service at the China International Fair for Trade in Services 2020 that
At present, more than 4,000 universities, over 30,000 primary and
secondary schools as well as over 45,000 colleges of Chinese studies in
more than 70 countries around the world have offered Chinese courses,
according to Liu Jin, director of the Department of International
Cooperation and Exchanges with MOE.
A total of 200 million people outside China have learned, and use Chinese, according to Liu.
"Online platforms can help the development of Chinese education
internationally amid the epidemic," said Zhao Guocheng, deputy head of
the Center for Language Education and Cooperation.
A total of 18,000 enterprises and institutions from 148 countries and
regions and about 100,000 people have registered for this year's