The 2014 Overseas Chinese Testing Conference was held from August 28 to 29 in Dalian, China. This conference was organized and sponsored by Hanban and the Chinese Testing International Corporation. At this conference, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton was awarded as ‘Overseas Chinese Test Center of the Year’ . This conference was attended by more than 160 representatives from 149 testing centers in 52 different countries.
As the population learning Chinese increases, international recognized credentials in Chinese language are in growing demand. Edmonton has become a world leader in this area.
The CIE has become one of the largest Chinese testing centers in the world credentialing on average more than 1200 candidates per year writing the YCT and HSK tests.