On February 27th and 28th, the teachers from the Confucius Institute in Edmonton attended the annual Teachers Convention at Edmonton Convention Centre.
The CIE teachers participated in various workshops, learning new and innovative teaching practices and theories from educators across the greater Edmonton area. The convention provided an opportunity for them to reflect on their Chinese teaching and culture workshop, and apply new methods and strategies to their future work.
On February 26th, the HEADSTRONG Mental Health Youth Summit was held at the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. 90 students and teachers from 3 Chinese bilingual schools – Rosslyn, Lillian Osborne and McNally attended the Summit. The CIE sponsored the event organized by the Chinese Community of Edmonton.
The Summit focused on mental health for youth from the Chinese community. The organizers hope the participants can play a leading role in setting up a HEADSTRONG … » Continue Reading
On February 18th, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton attended the Second Languages Matter conference at Hilwie Hamdon School. This was the first time that the CIE was invited to host a Chinese culture workshop at the annual event.
In order to support school second language teaching and help teachers integrate Chinese cultural activities and crafts into their classes, the CIE teachers prepared lesson plans based on Alberta curriculum and finalized them by discussing with … » Continue Reading
On February 8th, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton joined the second annual Dovercourt Winter Carnival, spreading joy and happiness of Chinese New Year to the people in the Dovercourt Community Hall. During 4-hour celebration, over 200 people visited the CIE booth.
Located in the neighborhood of Dovercourt, the CIE shows its support for the event. Last year, the CIE provided food, tea, decorations, and cultural activities and crafts for the first annual winter carnival. … » Continue Reading