One of the major direction of all Confucius Institutes is extension of the scope of application of Chinese language and culture within the course of establishment of centers and Chinese studies rooms in educational institutions. Nowadays Chinese language is taught as a facultative discipline in three gymnasiums – No. 10, 71 and Irininskaya gymnasium, two schools – No. 44 and 72, and in gymnasium No. 56 named after A.A. Vishnevsky Chinese language is studied as a foreign language.
Mozyr State Pedagogical University named after I.P. Shamyakin is planning to involve a facultative course “Chinese language for beginners” into the curriculum. In accordance with the work plan of the Confucius Institute for 2019 the meeting of the leaders of this university with the representatives of the Confucius Institute at Francisk Skorina Gomel State University. Vice Rector for science Oleg Demidenko, Director of Confucius Institute Wang Lei and deputy director of Confucius Institute professor Vladimir Koval took part in this event and presented extensive information on activities of Confucius Institute and prospective of establishment of Chinese studies room at Mozyr State Pedagogical University.