The Cindy Yang Dance Academy of Canada is an officially registered examination centre for the Chinese Dance Examination Syllabus (CDES), granted by the Beijing Dance Academy of China. Beginning September, 2008, the BC Ministry of Education has awarded Chinese Dance Syllabus students with a total of 12 credits to meet their fine arts and/or applied skills graduation requirement.
These credits are awarded upon successful completion of the Chinese Dance Syllabus as follows:
• 4 credits for completing CDES 7 at the high school Grade 10 level.
• 4 credits for completing CDES 8 at the high school Grade 11 level.
• 4 credits for completing CDES 9 at the high school Grade 12 level.