NEWS: Re-emphasis by the Chinese government on the importance of cultural education in schools

In response to online discussion about further promoting traditional Chinese culture in the classroom, the Chinese Ministry of Education (MoE) recently said that education about traditional Chinese culture and cultural confidence is and always has been a high priority for the ministry. New curriculum standards show how foreign language learning can support this. 

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Long Read: How can you benefit from learning more about traditional Chinese culture?

Wherever you are in the world, modern China is increasingly influencing daily life (even though you may not have noticed). So learning more about China, its language and culture, is important. The more you know about the China of the past, the more you can understand and appreciate the China of the present.

But how exactly can you personally benefit by learning about China’s history and traditional culture? Read on to find out our take!

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Join CK’s culture group on WeChat for cultural discussions, exchanges, event discounts and more!

To better share information and encourage exchange and discussion on a range of topics related to Chinese culture, Cultural Keys is pleased to invite you to join our Chinese Culture WeChat group!

Read on to find out more about the group, what its benefits are, and how you can join!

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Create your own calligraphy masterpiece with Cultural Keys!

If there was one art form that best exemplifies traditional China, particularly the golden ages of the Tang and Song dynasties, it would be calligraphy. 

Although calligraphy is now thought of as an art form, traditionally it was much more – a way to cultivate personal character. It was considered essential for any cultured person to be skilled in calligraphy (as well as the related skill, painting).

Read on to find out how you can experience this beautiful art form on our next calligraphy workshop!

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