Introduction to Nantong Normal College
Nantong Normal College (南通师范高等专科学校, website) is a full-time provincial general teacher college located in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.
Over the 110 years since the school was founded, the culture has accumulated abundantly and outstanding talents have emerged at Nantong Normal College. The college has trained more than 80,000 graduates and enjoyed the reputation of “Red Teachers” and “Cradle of Teachers”. Once brought together a generation of famous teachers such as Wang Guowei, Chen Shizeng, Zhu Dongrun, and Liu Yanling, proletarian revolutionaries and revolutionaries represented by Liu Ruilong, Wu Yalu, and Liu Jiping emerged. Many well-known experts represented by Yuan Hanqing, Yan Zhida, Han Dexin, Wei Jiangong, and Wu Junsheng Scholars, a large number of education experts and teaching experts represented by Li Jilin. Since the reform and opening up, the school has been adhering to the tradition of “opening up the atmosphere” and created many “national firsts”, making original contributions to the reform of China’s teacher education. Especially in 1984, it was the first to implement a five-year normal education model in the country. In 2007, it was the first to launch free orientation training for normal students in prefecture-level cities across the country. It is unique in China’s primary and pre-school teacher education and enjoys a high reputation. Passion before and after: A sample of Nantong trained by outstanding rural teachers “won the first prize of the 2018 National Teaching Achievement Award.
Nantong Normal College is composed of Nantong Campus, Rugao Campus and Development Campus. The Nantong Campus is located in the Luohe Scenic Area (National Grade 5A). The ancient building complex of the “Old Normal School Site” on Rugao Campus is the seventh national key cultural relics protection unit. The campus of the development zone is surrounded by water. The academy style is a fusion of Chinese elements, Nantong elements, teacher elements and ecological elements. It is one of the cultural landmarks of Nantong. The school covers an area of 574 acres, a building area of 270,000 square meters, a total value of 701 million yuan in teaching and research equipment, and a collection of 830,000 books. It has 616 faculty members and 476 full-time teachers (including 208 teachers with senior titles and master’s degrees or higher 302 teachers), more than 8,600 full-time students; the school has the First College of Preschool Education, the Second College of Preschool Education, the School of Primary Education, the School of Management, the School of Information Technology, the School of Music and Dance, the School of Physical Education, the School of Fine Arts, Marxism There are 10 secondary colleges, including colleges and colleges of national education, which provide pre-school education, elementary school education, language education, mathematics education, English education, music education, art education, physical education, and other 8 teacher-oriented majors, as well as business English, computer application technology, 20 non-teacher majors such as art design, financial management, and secretarial; since 2014, they have cooperated with Nantong University, Jiangsu Second Normal College, and Nanjing Xiaozhuang College to cultivate undergraduate levels through the “3 + 2” and “5 + 2” models. Elementary and kindergarten teachers. In addition, the school, as the national, provincial, and municipal three-level teacher training base and the primary and secondary school teacher training center in Nantong, is responsible for all types of teacher training at all levels, and has exceeded 200,000 person-times.
After more than a hundred years of exploration, Nantong Normal College has developed the cultural characteristics of praying for Chinese and Western, Shen Yiyong, and rejuvenating from the introduction of western teacher education models to the formation of a localized teacher education system. Condensed as a teacher spirit of rejuvenating the country, hard work and self-reliance, and strong academic practice, it continued to spread on Xingtan Xiangmo, inspiring contemporary normal people to hold high the banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics and thoroughly study and implement Xi Jinping’s new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics. The spirit of the Nineteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China, unite our hearts, strive for truth, strive for truth, take the character as the root, and use reform and innovation as the driving force to promote the construction of the “five normals”, deepen the development of connotation, be a fine professional teacher, and be practical Strongly non-teacher major, is making great progress and leapfrog development during the construction of distinctive undergraduate normal colleges.