An educational delegation of 5 from Poitiers, France, led by Mr. ClaudeGaodhal, high commissioner of Sino-French project, accompanied by deputy secretary general He Xinhua, Zhejiang Provincial Education Association for International Exchange, paid a visit to our college on October 14. The delegation were warmly received by Wang Kunxin, chairman of School Administration Committee, and other receptive members from International Education Department, Hospitality Management Department and Foreign Languages Department.
On behalf of Tourism College of Zhejiang, Chairman Wang Kunxin extended a warm welcome to all members of the delegation, and introduced to them the basic status of the college. Mr. ClaudeGaodhal expressed his thanks for the warm reception and said that the purpose of the visit was to promote communication and cooperation in the field of college vocational education between China and France, hoping to reach cooperative intentions in relevant professional fields between both nations. A delegation member Mr. Seri Janis,principal of La Rochelle Hotel Vocational School introduced the development of the school and exchanged views with heads of our college regarding issues like Chinese teachers and students carrying out short-term exchange and training in France. Chairman Wang hoped to initiate as soon as possible the cooperation in such majors as culinary and hospitality management, and to exchange teachers and students to carry out training so as to reach substantive outcomes.
The delegation also visited Hengdian Laboratory Building, Training Center of Hospitality Management Department, International Students Apartment and Costa Training Center. They spoke highly of the teaching facilities and campus environment in our college.
by Ding Jing, editor Hu Xiaoping