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]
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]
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]
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]
The Riverbend Junior High School becomes the 22nd Confucius Classroom supported by the CIE.
The Riverbend School started its Mandarin language beginners program in 2019. There were 35 grade 7 students registered in the program in the first year. The… [more]
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]