The Media Authority of Singapore (MDA) and the Singapore Centre for Chinese Language (SCCL) signed a pact to collaborate on Chinese language research and development. Inked at the official opening of the SCCL on Tuesday, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aims to cooperate on researching innovative teaching and learning strategies of the Chinese language. It also includes a joint effort to launch a Call-for-Proposal (CFP) for the development of Chinese language learning and teaching. The CFP will focus primarily on three areas: oral training, mobile learning, and news in education. It aims to encourage local developers to develop techonology which can assess students of the Chinese language, to help diagnose their oral skills and improve their skills via various approaches.