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Confucius Institute in challenge?

Updated: 2014-12-12
By Andrew Xing (chinadaily.com.cn)
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Canada's largest school district recently moved on to terminate its agreement with China's Confucius Institute, which would have offered after-school Chinese language and culture classes, over concerns about academic freedom.
The rapid expansion of Confucius Institute raises concerns that the institutes present a selective view of China as a means of advancing the country's soft power overseas.
So, what is Confucius Institute? and why there are on going disputes regarding its overseas operation? Find out in the video.
Canada's largest school district recently moved on to terminate its agreement with China's Confucius Institute, which would have offered after-school Chinese language and culture classes, over concerns about academic freedom.

The rapid expansion of Confucius Institute raises concerns that the institutes present a selective view of China as a means of advancing the country's soft power overseas.

So, what is Confucius Institute? and why there are on going disputes regarding its overseas operation? Find out in the video.

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