From 27 to 28 October, the 2008 Working Conference on Teacher Education Innovation Experimental Zone and the Seminar on Heterogeneous Subjects of Mathematics in Middle Schools was held, sponsored by NENU and hosted by Yingkou Municipal People's Government and Yingkou Municipal Bureau of Education. Vice Mayor Jin Li of Yingkou City, Director Bu Lanjie of Education Bureau, Gao Hang, standing member of the Committee of Party of NENU, Wei Min, director of the Educational Administration Department and relevant leaders of the Teacher Education Research Institute and Graduate School of NENU attended the conference. More than 300 headmasters of teachers' refresher schools and practice bases, representatives of mathematics teachers from 22 experimental districts, including Anda, Lindian, Yongji, Tonghua, Baotou, Suzhou, Zhengzhou, and students from NENU in total participated in the conference.
The working conference on the experimental zone of teacher education innovation has set up a platform for the exchange and cooperation of all experimental zones in the country with the summary of the experience of the construction and reform of the experimental zone and discussion of the direction of the construction and development of the experimental zones in the future, which has made the representatives of all parties reach a high consensus in the exchange. The whole process of sharing and demonstration by many top-level teachers in China has provided theoretical guidance and practical guidance for participating teachers to implement core discipline literacy and improve teaching quality, which has received a warm response from participating teachers.
(From News Center, translated by Liu Wei, revised by Chen Yanxu)