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This is an exciting milestone year as it was 40 years ago that the Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual Program was piloted by our association and since administered by Edmonton Public Schools. The Chinese Bilingual Program has since been described as “the best Chinese language program outside of China” and “Edmonton is one of a few ‘pockets of excellence’ in Canada for the understanding of Asia.”

The 40th Anniversary of the ECBEA and the Chinese Bilingual Program celebrates the legacy of this strong, proud and free program that will continue to be offered to young Canadians well into the future.

Esther Starkman School is excited to offer the Chinese (Mandarin) Bilingual program in junior high starting in September 2024.! We’ll have one Grade 7 class to start and will add a grade each year as students move up a grade. For more information, please login to schoolzone. Esther Starkman School, 2717 Terwillegar Way NW, email: Phone: 780 439 2717

Esther Starkman School will start with a grade 7 class for the 2024-2025 school year.


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