Mandarin Language Assistants

Information about Mandarin Language Assistants (MLAs) available to New Zealand schools and community centres every year and how to apply.

21 MLAs with Tony, Hui at Orientation Reception

A number of Mandarin Language Assistants (MLAs) are available to support language programmes in New Zealand schools for each academic year. The Confucius Institute at Victoria University provides support for placing MLAs at schools in the lower North Island and monitors progress during the school year.

Read more about the MLA Scheme. To apply, for existing schools apply here. For new schools that are interested in the Mandarin Language Assistants Programme, apply here.