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The 7th Alberta Chinese Bridge for Schools – 2014

8 The Confucius Institute successfully ran the 7th Alberta Chinese Bridge Competition for School Students on May 31 at the Confucius Institute. This year, over 100 students from Grade 1 to 12 participated in the competition, with some coming from as… [more]

Visit from Delegation of 28 Universities of China

7 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]

Professional Development for Chinese Teachers – ACTA

6 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]

Attending CLIEF 2014 Symposium at Santa Clara

5 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 Support to Math in the Chinese Bilingual Program

4 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]