Good news from the Ministry of Education

Wang Wenzhan, former director of the Department of basic education of the Ministry of Education

Recently, the high-end forum on Digital Education of the 20th China Internet Conference was held in Beijing. Participants discussed the reform and development of education in depth. Wang Wenzhan, former director of the Ministry of education, addressed the issues of how to run basic education well and how to develop private education. He said that the training institutions outside the school should adjust the direction of running schools, from serving the secondary examination and the college entrance examination in the past, to serving the National Education Center, serving the healthy growth of students and serving parents.

Tuyuan: Professor Wang Wenzhan pictures taken on the scene of digital education high-end forum

Wang pointed out that the party and government have always attached importance to and supported private education. Private education should adhere to the public welfare, that is, to face the public and serve the people. In 2020, there will be 531000 schools of all kinds in the country, and 190000 private schools. There are 289 million students in all kinds of schools, of which, there are more than 50 million students in private schools, accounting for 19.5%.

In addition, the training institutions outside the school have developed rapidly. In 2016, according to statistics of China Education Society, the number of training institutions in China reached 220000, and the number of teachers reached 8million, and 137million primary and secondary school students participated in the training.

In view of the current situation of worry and difficulties in the training institutions outside the school, Wang said that we should understand the national policies and policies accurately. The training institutions outside the school have positive effects on enriching students’ after-school life, satisfying students’ individual needs, cultivating students’ interests and interests, and expanding their knowledge, and cannot be banned. The training institutions outside the school should adjust the direction of running schools, from serving the secondary examination and the college entrance examination in the past, to serving the work of the National Education Center, serving the healthy growth of students and serving the parents.