On May 27, 2014, a delegation from the University of Alberta paid a day long visit to the Confucius Institute. The delegation consists of 38 administrators and leaders from 28 different universities of China. They are completing a 3 month… [more]
On May 15, Alberta Chinese Teacher Association organized a professional development session at the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. The CIE was the sponsor for this event. More than 25 teachers attended the sessions. Two special guest speakers were invited: Mr.… [more]
Dr. Mian Xie and Dr. Wei Li attended the 2014 CLIEF Symposium at Santa Clara May 10 – 12. The symposium highlighted the Chinese immersion program of San Francisco United School District, reviewing its history, program standards and curriculum. The… [more]
CIE teachers and librarian provided strong support to the teaching of mathematics in the Chinese bilingual program. Mathematics is taught in Chinese in a number of the bilingual schools. A few months ago, the CIE helped purchase hundreds of Chinese… [more]
In May, CIE teachers were busy providing many culture sessions to different EPSB schools. The sessions included Tai Chi, Chinese Dough Art, Paper Cutting, Chinese Knots and Chinese Tea Ceremony. Among the schools that benefited from the CIE culture program,… [more]
A delegation of students from Parkview School’s Confucius Classroom made a trip to their Shandong partner school in Jinan, Shandong Province. Parkview sent 30 students, 3 teachers and principal, as well as 7 parents to China.
Their partner school is… [more]