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Residents given the opportunity to learn Mandarin

Tue, 05 Jan 2016

People in the north of the Island are being offered the chance to learn how to speak Mandarin.

In a pilot scheme, being launched this month, Ramsey Grammar School will host community classes focussing on the language and wider Chinese culture.

The Department of Education and Children is funding a teacher for 10 hours of study time. 

It follows the government's efforts to improve links between the Island and China - a nation seen as important economically; headteacher Annette Baker says it will also help make the school a community hub:


  • Annette Baker

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