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Shanghai Group 2013-14

The Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) welcomed its seventh delegation from Shanghai on 15 August 2013. The Municipal Government of Shanghai sponsored the delegates during their stay in the UK from 15 August 2013 to 10 February 2014. The training and cultural programme consisted of:

  • A language and study skills element which will involve a one month intensive training programme followed by an on-going element of English language provision. Tuition will take place on the University of Warwick campus.
  • A series of visits tailored to delegates’ professional interests. Visits take place at various times during the programme and are negotiated with and organised by the Academic Director for the programme.
  • Cultural and other visits organised as required.
  • A series of workshops held on the University of Warwick campus, tailored to delegates’ professional interests.
  • Tutoring delegates to enable each one to deliver an individual project and presentation.

The delegates chosen for the programme by the Municipal Government of Shanghai are as follows:

Name Gender Employer

CAO, Dongmin



Director of WuLiQiao Sub District Office, Huangpu District Shanghai

Final Presentation entitled: Left programme early to start new job in Shanghai

HE, Jing



Vice Director of General Office, Shanghai Chinese Overseas Friendship Association

Final Presentation entitled: Comparison of the News Release Systems in China and UK Strengths and Weaknesses

LI, Ming



Director of General Office of Education, Science, Public Health & Culture Committee, Shanghai Municipal Peaple's Congress

Final Presentation: Research on UK Parliament's Origin and Institution

TAN, Lin 



Director of Fenglin Sub-district Office, Xuhui District Shanghai

Final Presentation entitled: Inspiration to Shanghai by British Government Purchasing Services from Social Organisations

TAO, Jianping 



Director of Law & Policy Research Dept, Shanghai Municipal People's ProCuratorate

Final Presentation entitled: Research into Criminal Hearing Procedures in Britain

WU, Haobo



Vice Town Mayor. The People's Government of Sijing Town, Songilang District, Shanghai

Final Presentation entitled: The Public Services in Britain that may be Used for Reference

XIA, Lin



Director of General Office, The People's Congress Standing Committee of Minhang District, Shanghai

Final Presentation entitled: Ready for Ageing? Research for Ageing Care Service in UK

ZHANG, Lixin



Director of Construction Supervision of Residential Buildings Dept. Shanghai Municipal Housing Administration Bureau

Final Presentation entitled: Evolutionary Housing Policy in the UK

Final Presentations by Delegates on Thursday 23 January 2014: Programme

Look here to see what the group did and where they went!

 He, JingWu, Haobo (Halbert)Li, Ming (Maggie)Xia, Lin (Samuel)Tao, Jianping (Scott)Cao, Dongmin (Jimmy)Tan, Lin (Linda)

The 2013-14 Delegates from Shanghai

 With the Lord Mayor and Mayoress of Coventry

Meeting the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Coventry