On April 9th and 25th, the Ministry of Education Kindergarten Principal Training Center (hereinafter referred to as the Principal Center) held the “teaching research base” and “practical teaching base” signing and licensing ceremonies in Guangzhou and Zhengzhou respectively. Present at the ceremony are Wu Huaming, Deputy Director of Guangdong Teacher Continuing Education Guidance Center, Jiang Hua, Deputy Director of Guangzhou Educational Evaluation and Teacher Continuing Education Guidance Center, Liang Dongbiao, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Guangzhou Preschool Normal School, Chen Xiao, Deputy Director of Education Bureau of Yuexiu District, Guangzhou City, Wang Lijun, Director of the Education Cadre Training Center in Henan province, and Jiao Runkai, Director of the Principal Center. The Guangzhou base is the second round of signing this time. On the basis of the original 15 schools, 5 high-quality kindergartens have been taken in, including the kindergarten affiliated to South China Normal University and the second kindergarten of Guangdong Yucai Kindergarten. This is the first sign of base in Henan Provincial to set up the Education Cadre Training Center in Henan Provincial as the “Teaching Research Base”, and 11 high-quality kindergartens such as Henan Experimental Kindergarten and No. 1 Kindergarten Managed by the Organization directly under Henan Province as the “Practical Teaching Base”.
Since its establishment in Guangzhou, the base has successively undertaken 3 phases of practical learning tasks of the Guangzhou Excellence Principal Promotion Project. A total of 135 students have achieved 45-day in-depth follow-up study in 15 base parks, and achieved good training results and received high praise from Bureau of Education in Guangzhou and the high recognition from the members which fully reflected the role of the practical teaching base and improve the quality of practical teaching of the Principal Center.
So far, the Principal Center has set up 185 practical teaching bases in 10 provinces across the country. Through the construction of bases, it is ensured that high-quality and high-level practical training is completed, and at the same time, each base has become a regional cooperative team for the development of preschool education, which has promoted the development of local preschool education.
(From News Center, translated by Wei Jia, revised by Liu Lixin)