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Stop facing junior and senior subjects

According to the opinions of the general office of the CPC Central Committee and the general office of the State Council on further reducing students’ homework burden and after-school training burden at the stage of compulsory education (hereinafter referred to as the opinions) and the notice on rapidly promoting the implementation of “double reduction” issued by the Department of education of Shandong Province, Jinan Municipal Bureau of education Jinan administrative examination and approval service bureau jointly issued the notice on stopping the examination and approval business of some types of after-school training institutions (hereinafter referred to as the notice). Since August 3, 2021, Jinan has stopped the approval business of the following types of after-school training institutions: first, discipline after-school training institutions for students in the stage of compulsory education, second, after-school training institutions for preschool children, and third, discipline after-school training institutions for ordinary high school students.

According to the provisions of the national compulsory education curriculum, when conducting out of school training, ethics and the rule of law, Chinese, history, geography, mathematics, foreign languages (English, Japanese, Russian), physics, chemistry and biology are managed according to disciplines. Extracurricular training related to the learning contents specified in the national curriculum standards of the above disciplines shall be listed as admission subjects for management. Sports (or sports and health), art (or music, art) disciplines, and comprehensive practical activities (including information technology education, labor and Technology Education) are managed according to non disciplines.

The notice specifies that the approval business of the above training institutions will be stopped from August 3, 2021. Including the application materials that have been submitted but have not been approved and the license has been issued, and the approval business such as registration is being handled.