Beijing, 20th April, 2018 (BISTU)— Awarding ceremony of “Huang Danian-Type Team of Excellence in Higher Education Institutions” successfully completes at Beijing Foreign Studies University. Altogether 27 teams nationwide, including Environment Science and Engineering team of Peking University, are awarded this honor. BISTU’s Mechanical Engineering team is honored to be listed and Prof. Huang Min, head of the team, attends the ceremony.
Establishment of “Huang Danian-Type Team of Excellence in Higher Education Institutions” is an important move of Ministry of Education in implementing President Xi Jinping’s important instruction on Huang Danian as the role model of all university teachers. It is aimed at guiding university teachers to learn from Huang Danian and making role model as the motivation for all teams. Universities of the whole nation actively organize and implement a series of activities to establish and push forward development of “Huang Danian-Type Team of Excellence in Higher Education Institutions”. A number of teams of excellence spring out.
In January 2018 Ministry of Education authorizes the first cohort of “Huang Danian-Type Team of Excellence in Higher Education Institutions”, i.e., 201 teams, and requests universities nationwide to take Huang Danian as the role model to actually promote quality, professional, innovative faculties of higher education. Department of Teacher Education of Ministry of Education, for the purpose of promoting establishment of such teams and enhancing influence of teachers’ teams, specially designs the logo, plaque, and certificate.
Relating faculties of “Huang Danian-Type Team of Excellence in Higher Education Institutions” from Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beihang University, Beijing Forestry University share their experiences. Representative of Beijing Foreign Studies University publishes a written proposal “Cultivating talents for the New Era as national backbones” for all university teachers. It says that firstly all university teachers shall adhere to the correct political orientation and hold fast to their ideal and belief. Secondly they shall devote to education and make effective achievements. Thirdly research innovation shall be promoted and social service shall be optimized. And fourthly, self-discipline in work shall be enhanced.
The meeting is attended by all staff of Department of Teacher Education of Ministry of Education, senior administrators and teachers’ representatives of Beijing Foreign Studies University, and relating personnel of Chinese Foundation for Teacher Development.