In order to support those providing the intensive MEP curriculum we have created an online library of teaching resources. On these pages you will find a range of teaching materials, lesson plans, lesson extension activities and assessments. These resources will be continually updated and added to; as the programme grows, as will the catalogue of resources.
All teachers on MEP are invited to join the MEP Edmodo group. Edmodo is a space for MEP teachers to discuss and share ideas, as well as share resources for teaching an MEP curriculum.
If you are an MEP teacher and you do not have access to the MEP Edmodo group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mandarin Excellence Edublog holds a library of Mandarin teaching resources. The site is open to all those teaching Mandarin, not just those on MEP.
On our Edublog pages you will find resources covering all skills; listening, speaking, character writing, pronunciation and reading. Projects are available to download which have been designed by the MEP team to assist in the 4 hours of learning outside of face to face classroom time. New resources will be regularly added to this blog to aid you in your Mandarin teaching.
Quizlet is free and full of online teaching activities focusing on vocabulary learning. There are numerous Mandarin vocabulary lists available with corresponding flashcards, games and quizzes.
To help you find the resources you need we have selected and saved a library of vocabulary lists and quizzes. You can find our library of resources in our UCL MEP folders.
MEP Expert Panel Recommended:
The following documents have been authored by teachers involved on the MEP Expert Panel that runs alongside MEP.
Chinese Teaching Resources – This document contains the names of resources, links (where possible) and a description of what they focus on. We hope that you find them useful.
Pedagogical approaches – The MEP Expert Group has drawn up some recommended pedagogical approaches to deal with key pedagogical issues, drawing on good practice experienced by the group’s members.
Guidance on teaching beyond 4 hours of face to face classroom time – This guidance concerns the balance of the four weekly MEP hours of after-school teaching and independent study in addition to the four hours of MEP taught classroom time.
Our UCL IOE Confucius Institute E-Forum aims to facilitate networking between Chinese teachers and is open to all Chinese teachers.
This forum is free to join and teachers use it to exchange ideas and ask for advice from each other. It can be used by schools looking for teachers and by teachers looking for teaching roles. Many other stakeholders are also members and regularly post useful and interesting information.