Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools


We run the test for pupils in our Hub network and those who attend our Mandarin classes.

If you want to sit the HSK test with us please get in touch for available test dates.

Forthcoming events

  • Fri

    CLPL for Hanban Teachers

    Professional learning day for Hanban teachers and volunteers run by CISS and SCILT Professional Development Officers.

  • Fri

    Chinese New Year Burns Supper

    An annual event for Hanban teachers and stakeholders.

  • Fri

    CNY Theatre performance

    CISS is welcoming a theatre troupe to Scotland for a performance to celebrate Chinese New Year.

More information click here to download the dates for events, meetings and projects

Discover more about Confucius Institute for Scotlands Schools

CISS Summer 2018 Newsletter

Read our Summer 2018 Newsletter containing news from our hubs, articles from our Hanban teachers, former scholars and business links.

Ambassador LIU Xiaoming attends Primary Confucius Classroom Hub Launch in Shetland

On Tuesday 1st May the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools launched a Primary Confucius Classroom Hub in Mid-Yell Junior High, Shetland. Chinese Ambassador to the UK LIU Xiaoming spoke at the event and officially opened the Hub. The launch was also attended by pupils from across Yell who entertained the Chinese delegation with music and dance. Music instructor Peter Wood also played a specially composed tune for the Shetland Confucius Classroom. Headteacher Mark Lawson said links with Chinea were already helping young people broaden their horisons.

Year of Young People

Read the blog post Tianjin Scholar Ailsa Brown wrote for the Scottish Government for the Year of Young People ahead of the First Minister's visit to China.

Model Confucius Institute 2017

Teacher Immersion Course

Find out more about our two week language and culture course in Shanghai, China.

Global Confucius Institute of the Year 2014

Pupil Immersion Course

Find out more about our annual trip to China with Scottish pupils from our Hub network.