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Zheng Qiang Attends the 2020 Annual International Forum on Higher Education

On November 21, the 2020 Annual International Forum on Higher Education is grandly opened in Zhengzhou. The forum aims to thoroughly implement Xi Jinping’s important expositions on education and the spirit of the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the CPC, and accelerate the modernization of higher education.

The theme of the forum is Accelerating the Modernization of University Governance System and Capability Building. There are 114 foreign guests from 27 countries and regions, including the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Hungary, Canada, Japan, Australia, Thailand, and Pakistan. Besides, A total of more than 1,200 school leaders, experts and scholars from hundreds of Chinese universities were present, including Tsinghua University, Peking University, Zhejiang University, Nanjing University and Tianjin University.

Zheng Qiang, Secretary of the CPC of TYUT, was invited to attend the forum and gave a report. In the main forum, more than 20 experts and scholars at home and abroad gave reports on topics such as the governance capabilities of top universities and the reform of higher education under the test of the global epidemic. Zheng Qiang made a report titled with "Thinking and Practice on the Construction and Improvement of Ideological and Political Courses in Colleges".

Combining years of experience in ideological and political courses, he proposed that the construction and improvement of ideological and political courses in colleges should take teaching staff, curriculum construction, classroom teaching, and academic lectures as main points. In order to ensure the realization of "Three All-round Education" for ideological and political courses, the correct direction of running a university, and the implementation of morality  and healthy growth of students,  universities should broaden their horizon, explore ideological and political elements in courses, pay attention to teacher selection, improve the evaluation system, and establish the guidance of ideological and political courses.He pointed out that effectiveness is the only criterion for testing ideological and political courses. To tell Chinese stories in vivid language, and tell Chinese characters in touching words; to infect students with splendid culture, and inspire students with educators’ vision.

For the first time, this forum set up three parallel forums, "University President Forum", "Scholar Forum" and "Doctoral Forum". More than 100 domestic and foreign experts and scholars in the field of higher education gave reports, and the total number of reports reached 105 sessions. The 2020 Annual International Forum on Higher Education was held both online and offline, and was broadcast live through CCTV.

The Annual International Forum on Higher Education is one of the brand activities of the Chinese Higher Education Association. It is also one of the large-scale and influential academic events in the field of higher education worldwide. The 2020 Annual International Forum on Higher Education is co-sponsored by the China Association of Higher Education  and Zhengzhou University, supported by the People’s Government and Department of Education of Henan Province, and co-organized by institutions such as the Asia-Pacific Higher Education chairs of UNESCO, Local University Education Research Branch, Higher Education Professional Committee, and the college of Education of Peking University.

Editor: Gao Yu

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