- Academy Seeking Education Industry Experts Worldwide To Participate As Advisors For Research & Development Programs -
VANCOUVER AND BEIJING, March 11 /PRNewswire/ - China Education Resources, Inc. (TSXV:CHN) (Pink SheetsOTCQX: CHNUF), a leading technology provider of online learning, training courses and tools for teachers, students and education professionals in China, announced today the formation of the "China Primary & Secondary School Online Education Academy". The mission of the academy is to study the issues and challenges that lie ahead for the kindergarten through grade 12 curricula in China and then integrate the research and recommendations into the China Education Resources' education portal.
"With the creation of the academy, we are seeking to put the best minds together in order to create the most talented educational platform possible for our teachers, educators and students. Initially, we will be focusing on three areas: improving the teachers' development of learning and research as well as classroom teaching results; implementing the national education plan and expansion of online training; and developing the models of school-based online teaching and study," explained Chengfeng Zhou, CEO, China Education Resources. "Utilizing our relationship with the Chinese Society of Education as well as the Curriculum Development Center (CDC) of the Ministry of Education, we are expecting our educational platform to transform into one of the primary, national resources for teacher training, curriculum experiences and student interaction."
"Teachers are definitely the key to improving the overall education system. We have seen a significant increase in the annual training budget for teachers and expect this continue. In fact, starting this year each teacher must take a qualification exam every five years in order to continue as an education professional. This will be a big challenge as we undertake the chore of training over 12 million teachers on a regular basis," said Gu Mingyuan, president of the Chinese Society of Education (CSE), the largest academic organization in China with over 850,000 educators and distinguished teachers as members. "Online training will be a crucial element in accomplishing our goal."
"Our new education academy is looking for academic and education professionals worldwide to join us as official advisors to help formulate and direct our important program goals. Interested participants can email their credentials to [email protected]," said Chengfeng Zhou.
Presently, the academy's leadership includes: Tao Xiping as chief advisor; Cao Zhixiang as advisor; Gu Mingyuan as president; and Guo Zhenyou, Guo Yongfu, Zhuo Qingjun and Zheng Zengyi as vice-presidents. The academy's Chief Advisor Tao Xiping is also president of Chinese Association for Non-government Education, vice president of the CSE and honorary president of Asian Pacific Federation of UNESCO Clubs and Association. Cao Zhixiang is executive vice director of CDC, Ministry of Education; Gu Mingyuan is president of CSE, professor & former vice president, Beijing Normal University; Guo Zhenyou is vice national chief inspector, executive vice president of CSE; Guo Yongfu is vice president of CSE & former deputy director of Basic Education, Ministry of Education; Zhuo Qingjun is the deputy director of Academic Committee of CSE & former director of Central Education Science Institute, Ministry of Education; and Zheng Zengyi is national inspector & former deputy director of Basic Education, Ministry of Education.
In collaboration with China's education administrators and experts, China Education Resources is helping to transform the curriculum of the world's largest educational system. Recognizing the need to address education reform changes, China Education Resources has created educational tools and curricula for China's entire kindergarten through twelfth grade system. Helping to convert the existing educational system from a memory-based learning system to a creative thinking and interactive approach, the company is playing an integral part in transforming China's educational system. Presently, China Education Resources has over 1 million kindergarten through 12th grade teachers registered through its Web portal. China Education Resources is the only public company involved in China's rapidly growing primary and secondary education sector that has been officially endorsed by China's Ministry of Education. For more information, visit www.chinaeducationresources.com or call (604) 331-2388. Information about China Education Resources can also be viewed via Facebook and Twitter.
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