Welcome to the Swire Chinese Language Foundation. With a ten-year initiative funded by the Swire Group, we are widening the learning of Mandarin Chinese in Britain with 12 centres of excellence established across the country, teaching pupils from 4 to 18.
Through the teaching of Mandarin Chinese to a new and expanding generation of schoolchildren, we hope to start building the foundations for a stronger engagement with China.
Teddy Watson – Executive Director and Trustee, Swire Chinese Language Foundation
“Without a deep understanding of a nation’s language, we cannot hope to engage effectively with it and this is particularly important for a country such as China.”