News and Events

Special Guests from Coquitlam School Board

11-2Mrs. Patricia Gartland, Superintendent  of Coquitlam Public School Board in Vancouver, brought a delegation to visit the CIE and the Chinese bilingual schools in EPSB on November 17 and 18. The delegation included two principals and two teachers. The purpose… [more]

Learning Chinese Language through Songs

11-1The CIE invited two special guests from Binghamton University of United States, Professor Zhang Hong and Professor Chen Zuyan to provide 2 presentations at SLIC Second Language Conference, that was held at Double Tree Hotel, in Edmonton on November 7… [more]

Principal Delegation to China

The Confucius Institute organized a delegation of new Confucius Classroom principals which visited  China from October 25 to November 2. This delegation included principals and senior leaders from Edmonton Public Schools. This trip was a great success and it provided… [more]

Chinese Resource Training

On October 20, the Confucius Institute hosted a Chinese teacher training session on the subject of Chinese teaching resources. The special guests were Ms. Ma Yamin and Ms. Li Xinying from Iceland International School of Hong Kong, who are the… [more]

Conference on Canada’s Asia Challenge

From October 15 to 17 in Calgary, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada hosted a conference entitled “Canada’s Asia Challenge: Knowledge and Skills for the Nest Generation”. Dr. Wei Li attended the conference on behalf of the Confucius Institute in… [more]