General Educational Conditions in Qingbaijiang District
Qingbaijiang is located in northern Chengdu from the downtown 17 kilometers away, which covers an area of 378 square kilometers with the total population of 410,000. It has been among the “top 10 counties” for four successive years upon comprehensive eva luations in Sichuan Province. Qingbaijiang plays a role of major commercial vehicle manufacturing base, new energy equipment manufacturing base, new material base in Chengdu, national cyclic economy demonstration base and western railway logistics center. It is also an ecologically beautiful and environmentally friendly modern garden city.
At present, there are 86 schools in Qingbaijiang, including 59 kindergartens and 27 primary and secondary schools.
In 2015, Educational Bureau of Qingbaijiang closely centered on the objective “managing good education to the people’s satisfaction”, with the core of improving educational quality comprehensively and advancing schools-running level, deeply implemented the educational equalization, modernization and internalization in Qingbaijiang District, and attained satisfactory achievements. It successfully passed the supervision of stages by Chengdu Municipal Educational Monitoring Committee and won the title of “Advanced District (City, County) of Educational Modernization”. Educational Bureau of Qingbaijiang also structured wisdom education system and spared no efforts to promote the pilot undertaking of national Education Cloud Scale Expansion which is the only pilot project in Sichuan Province. Representatives on behalf of Educational Bureau of Qingbaijiang delivered speeches on the Chengdu Municipal and Sichuan Provincial Level Promotion Conferences successively. Teaching personnel won 10 items of First Prize and Second Prize of “New Technology & New Media” at the First Session of International Informationization Conference.
Preschool education: Educational Bureau of Qingbaijiang implemented state-run kindergarten standardization promotion project, 4 state-run kindergartens completing major part construction, and started constructing 7 new state-run kindergartens. There are 2 newly-added grade kindergartens, with the coverage of 79.7%. Creating of kindergartens with unique features was started. Jurenshu Kindergarten passed the review of the first grade kindergarten supervision on Chengdu municipal level.
Compulsory education: Educational Bureau of Qingbaijiang quickened the comprehensive eva luation reform of primary and secondary school quality. It formulated Educational Quality eva luation Regulations (trial) on Primary Schools and Middle Schools in Qingbaijiang. Further focusing on “connotation characteristic development, highlighting course and classrooms”, it structured “vivid and efficient classes” system and implemented regional characteristic education. It organized the Fourth Art Festival for Primary Schools and Middle Schools Students, covering special contents of chorus, oral reading and fine works. It launched the 5th Art Festivals of Primary Schools and Middle Schools the Year of 2015-2016, dancing competition and exhibition of art works. It carried out patriotism education, carried forward the national spirit, practically strengthened excellent cultural cultivation inheritance, held “one theme for one month” educational activities, energetically implemented quality education, started the “Plastic products beautifying campus” environmental management pilot project, extensively executed character education research on students, and optimized the main contents of curriculum of moral education.
Senior high school education: follow the diversified characteristic development road. Firstly take the lead in exploring the integration of normal high school and vocational high school. This policy creates the bidirectional selecting opportunity for the students of normal high school and vocational high school after graduation. China Education Daily and Chengdu Reform Journal reported this strategy successively. In 2015, 35 students graduated from the second term of the experimental class of normal high school and vocational high school. 7 students were enrolled by universities. Other 28 students were enrolled by junior vocational colleges. In 2015, 1387 students earned the score enough to be enrolled as undergraduate candidates in university entrance examinations, 134 students increase than the previous year. 320 students earned the score enough to be enrolled by key universities, 125 students increase than the previous year. 16 students went abroad for studying. Enrolment rate of university entrance examination exceeded through 50%, reaching 54%.
Vocational education: Educational Bureau of Qingbaijiang quickened its modern vocational educational system in 2015, made efforts to carry out innovative entrepreneuring education and explored diversified cooperating education. Chengdu Engineering Vocational Technical School cooperated with colleges to construct “3years+2 years” “3years+3years” classes. It was ratified as the pilot school of the first batch of “Modern Apprentice System” in Sichuan Province. It has completed 1500 person times of vocational skill appraisal. The project construction of national secondary vocational educational reform development demonstration school enters the acceptance stage. In 2015, it enjoyed the honor of 29 items of skill contests of provincial and municipal students of vocational schools.