Posts By: CIE

CIE Open House

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gathering, our CIE open house event will take place on-line (http://confuciusedmonton.ca/virtualopenhouse/) this year. The Confucius Institute in Edmonton continues to promote the Chinese language and the rich Chinese culture in Edmonton and the surrounding community.… [more]

CIE Library Joined the EPSB Library System

In September, the CIE library joined the EPSB library system to improve the  access to Chinese teaching and learning resources for teachers/ students in Edmonton Public Schools.   The CIE library collection consists of over 35,000 items featuring Chinese language materials and… [more]

HSK/YCT Scholarship

Although the CIE had to cancel the 2020 HSK/YCT scholarship award ceremony due to COVID-19, the scholarships will still be awarded to the high achieving students who took the 2019 HSK/YCT exams. Awards and prizes will be presented to the… [more]

Cultural Support for Schools and Community

During the pandemic, the CIE continues to provide cultural support for the schools and the community. The CIE teachers made tutorial videos of paper-cutting, Chinese knots, five-animal play, dough art, Tai Chi and traditional Chinese dancing. The videos were shared with schools and… [more]

Farewell to Chinese Visiting Teachers

10 CIE visiting teachers finished their work in Edmonton and returned to China in summer. In the past few years, most of the teachers were assigned to schools supporting the Mandarin bilingual and beginner programs. The other visiting teachers worked at the… [more]