On the morning of March 30th, Ms. Kong Lijuan, director of international Affairs department of NATIONAL Institute of Education of Singapore, paid an exchange visit to our university. The exchange seminar was held in conference room 1011 of the information building. Before the meeting, Vice President Zou Xiaoqing and Ms. Kong Lijuan had a brief meeting. Both sides expressed their hope to further deepen their understanding of each other and actively explore feasible inter-school cooperation programs. Director Zhang Yao, deputy Director Zhang Bin and staff of the Department attended the symposium. The meeting was chaired by Zhang Yao.
First of all, Zhang Yao welcomed Ms. Kong Lijuan, director of international Affairs Department of National Institute of Education of Singapore, and showed the history and development, the scale, the construction of disciplines and specialties, the characteristics of university through promotional videos. At the same time, Zhang Yao introduced the international exchange and cooperation of our university in recent years from the aspects of student exchange programs, teacher training programs, China-ASEAN Educational Exchange Week activities, sino-foreign cooperation in running university and other aspects.
Subsequently, Kong Lijuan elaborated on the founding history and basic operating situation of THE National Institute of Education of Singapore: The National Institute of Education (NUS) is affiliated to the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU). It is also the national Institute of Education Administration, the National Institute of Education Research, and the Teacher Certification Centre. At the same time, she also introduced the various training and exchange programs for administrators, teachers and students that THE NATIONAL Institute of Education (NEA) has cooperated with China Scholarship Council (CSC), provincial education departments and universities over the years. During the meeting, the two sides had in-depth communication on administrative personnel and teacher training, student exchange and learning and other areas for cooperation.
In the end, Zhang Yao summed up the symposium and said that the symposium allowed us to have a preliminary understanding of the National Institute of Education of Singapore. We sincerely hope to build a new channel and platform for the exchange of teachers and students and personnel training between the two sides. In the next step, the two sides will further discuss specific project plans and promote the implementation of the project as soon as possible.