On January 15, our school and the Central Institute of Socialism signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Party Secretary of the Central Institute of Socialism Pan Yue, deputy party secretary and vice president Zheng Gangmiao, party committee members, vice president Yuan Sha, Zhu Peifeng, party committee members, Dean Li Daoxiang, our school party secretary Cheng Jianping, deputy party secretary, president Dong Qi and the two schools’ relevant divisions and department heads attended the signing ceremony.
Cheng Jianping introduced the achievements and advantages our school made in the construction of "double-top-class" and cultural inheritance and innovation. He said that Beijing Normal University has a profound humanistic foundation, a long history and a distinct advantage in literature, history, philosophy, art and other disciplines. It is complementing the research of the Central Institute of Socialism in such areas as ethnicity, religion and non-public economy. He pointed out that Beijing Normal University has assumed the responsibility of teaching and educating people and that cooperation with the Central Institute of Socialism will broaden its functions and platform for educating people. We believe that through cooperation, both parties will further exert their respective advantages and make important contributions to strengthening cultural confidence and promoting the innovative development and creative transformation and dissemination of the outstanding Chinese culture.
Pan Yue introduced the work of the Central Institute of Socialism in continuously advancing the modular teaching reform led by "Five Histories of One History". He said that the comprehensive strength of Beijing Normal University, the strength of scientific research in philosophy of literature and history and the Central Institute of Socialism to carry out political and cultural needs of the two consensus education highly fit. We believe that with the support and assistance of the specialized and large-scale teachers and scientific research forces of the Beijing Normal University, the Central Institute of Socialism will surely speed up enhancing the overall strength and international influence of running a school and better play its role as the main front in talented personnel education in the United Front.
Dong Qi and Zheng Gangmiao signed a cooperation agreement on behalf of both parties. According to the agreement, the two sides will start all-round cooperation in personnel training, the development of curricula and teaching materials, the construction of teaching staff, the construction of scientific research platforms and think tanks, the holding of cultural forums and lectures on Chinese literature studies, and the establishment of China Excellent Traditional Culture Development Communication Fund, Achieve resource sharing.
(Social Science Branch)