From March 26th to 28th, the first cooperation project since the establishment of the Shenzhen base of the Ministry of Education Kindergarten Principal Training Center was held in Pingshan District, Shenzhen City. More than 160 kindergarten principals and management cadres participated in the project entitled “2021, Pingshan District, Shenzhen City, and Shenzhen-Shantou Special Cooperation Zone Principals and Management Cadres High-end Seminar for Improving Management Competence”. Present at the opening ceremony are Peng Yao, vice chairman of the Political Consultative Conference of Pingshan District, Shenzhen City, and director of the Education Bureau, Shi Yan, deputy director of the Ministry of Education kindergarten principal training center, and the one who is in charge of the Public Utility Bureau of the Shenzhen-Shantou Special Cooperation Zone.
In his opening speech, Peng Yao said that this high-end training class is the first training program launched in cooperation with Pingshan District, Shenzhen City since the establishment of Shenzhen base of the Ministry of Education kindergarten principal training center of NENU. It is also the first collective training for the principals and management cadres of state-run and private kindergartens between Pingshan District and Shenzhen-Shantou Special Cooperation Zone, which is of great significance to the development of preschool education in the Pingshan District and the Shenzhen-Shantou Special Cooperation Zone. It is hoped that all trainees will cherish this opportunity of high-end training and study, improve their professional quality, integrate theoretical knowledge and practical experience, and put the training results into practice.
Shi Yan pointed out that the Shenzhen base of the Ministry of Education kindergarten principal training center attaches great importance to this cooperation, and the leadership team has discussed the project plans many times. Adhering to the NENU’s school-running characteristics of “serving basic education”, the Principal Center has made full use of the theoretical advantages and practical resources of the national-level principal training base, to address the actual needs of the principal’s professional development in Pingshan District, Shenzhen City. The customized and accurate high-end training program aims to advance the development of regional preschool education and promote high-quality, professional and innovative construction of the team of principal team through the guidance and interactive exchanges of experts and to promote students in action and reflection, in sharing and collision, in breaking and reshaping.
Since the all-round education cooperation launched in December 2020 between NENU, Shenzhen Education Bureau and the People’s Government of Pingshan District, the principal’s center has specially established a working group for the Shenzhen base, with a dedicated person in charge. The center’s leaders have led a team to Shenzhen to carry out survey on preschool education development and investigation on the training of teachers in kindergartens. At the same time, it actively exchanges and cooperates with Shenzhen Education Bureau to promote Shenzhen education to become the first demonstration highland of preschool education in the country, and to achieve the educational goal of “good education for young children, excellent teaching for learning”, and build a benchmark for people’s well-being with NENU’s strength.
(From News Center, translated by Wei Jia, revised by Liu Lixin)