Weekly Updates: French Corner at Guangzhou University

Updated 2020-11-30 (View on Wechat)

Guangzhou University

French Corner at Guangzhou University

French teacher Anne-Flore Vrac organized a French card game for the freshmen, aiming to use the game to enable students to learn basic French vocabulary and exercise French listening and speaking skills in a relaxed atmosphere.

East China University of Science and Technology

French Singing Activity at International Elite Engineering School of ECUST.

French teacher Zhang Qianru, foreign teachers Rémi POREE and Perrine SCHOUTEDEN served as the professional reviewers for this competition.


Nankai University

The Double Ninth Festival is one of the important traditional festivals in China. In order to let foreign teachers better understand Chinese traditional culture, the International Cooperation and Exchange Office of Nankai University organized a field trip for foreign teachers on the day of Double Ninth Festival.


Henan University of Technology

On November 24, the “Hello, Henan” event and the launching ceremony of the 2020 Foreign Youth Watching Henan was held in Huiji District, Zhengzhou City. International students and foreign teachers from Henan University of Technology participated as specially invited representatives.

Zhang Li, Director of the International Exchange Office of Henan University of Technology, and Zhang Xiaoou, Deputy Director of Henan University of Technology, led a foreign youth group composed of 6 foreign students and foreign teachers from our school to experience the charm of Henan and experience traditional culture.


Shanghai Jiaotong University

Establishment of School of Education Marks a New Journey of SJTU

On November 23rd, the grand ceremony for the establishment of School of Education, SJTU and the seminar on “Major Theoretical and Practical Issues on Reform and Development of China’s Higher Education” were held at Xuhui Campus. Leaders from Ministry of Education, Municipal city of Shanghai and SJTU participated in the seminar, including Chen Qun, deputy mayor of Shanghai City Government; Lin Huiqing, former vice minister of the Ministry of Education and former vice president of China Association of Higher Education; and Yang Zhenbin, Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Jiao Tong University Committee.

The establishment of School of Education aligns with the requirements of the CPC Central Committee, the State Council and the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government, which encourages prestigious non-normal universities to put in place a department of education. This motion is also a new exploration in enhancing the education quality made by a domestic comprehensive university.

The ceremony witnessed the establishment of School of Education, SJTU. Prof. Ding Kuiling, vice president of SJTU and CAS academician, was appointed as the honorary president; and experts from government departments, other high institutions and experts in the field of basic education were appointed to join the consulting committee. The ceremony was followed by the seminar on the development strategy of School of Education, on which the members of the consulting committee and relative leaders and experts drew the blueprint for future endeavors.

Currently, the School of Education mainly focuses on developing qualified and high-level teachers for high schools. The program welcomes university graduates with non-normal bachelor’s degrees and high aspirations to devote themselves to the cause of teaching. They will be enrolled in fall, 2021 as SJTU’s first group of candidates for a master’s degree in Education.

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