Sun Chunlan attended and delivered a keynote speech at the International Conference on Chinese Education
Sun Chunlan attended the International Conference on Chinese Education and emphasized that deepening international Chinese education will make the world know more about China
Xinhua News Agency, Changsha, December 9th: The International Chinese Education Conference opened in Changsha on the 9th. Sun Chunlan, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and vice premier of the State Council, attended the meeting and delivered a keynote speech.
Sun Chunlan pointed out that with the deep development of world multipolarization, economic globalization, social informatization, and cultural diversification, countries in the world have become increasingly interconnected, and exchanges and cooperation in politics, economy, trade, and humanities have become more extensive. China's deeper integration into the world in the process of opening up has also brought opportunities for the development of various countries. More and more people have come to China for business cooperation, learning exchanges, and tourism. Language is the bridge of communication. The demand for Chinese learning in various countries continues to be strong, and Chinese talents are increasingly welcomed. Many countries now include Chinese in their national education systems, offer Chinese courses in primary and secondary schools, support enterprises and social organizations to participate in Chinese education, and promote Chinese-foreign humanities exchanges, mutual learning among civilizations, and people's hearts.
Sun Chunlan emphasized that the Chinese government takes the promotion of international Chinese education as an incumbent responsibility, and actively takes advantage of the mother tongue country to create conditions for teachers, textbooks, courses and other aspects to provide support for people of all countries to learn Chinese. We will follow the international practice of language transmission, adhere to the principles of mutual respect, friendly consultation, equality and mutual benefit, adhere to market-oriented operations, support Chinese and foreign universities, enterprises, and social organizations to carry out international Chinese education projects and exchanges and cooperation, focus on the main language business and adapt to the local Needs, help local people to cultivate Chinese education, improve international Chinese education standards, give full play to the evaluation-oriented role of Chinese proficiency tests, and build a more open, inclusive and standardized modern international Chinese education system.
More than 1,000 representatives from Confucius Institutes and Chinese education institutions from more than 160 countries and regions participated in the conference.
While in Hunan, Sun Chunlan went to Changsha Civil Administration Vocational and Technical College to learn more about the talent training of elderly care, maternal and child care, social work, etc., and went to Xiangtan University to investigate Marxist theoretical disciplines, mathematical discipline construction, and scientific research. She pointed out that it is necessary to thoroughly implement General Secretary Xi Jinping ’s important statement on education, conscientiously implement the decision-making arrangements of the Party Central Committee and the State Council on vigorously developing higher education in the central and western regions, focus on national and regional development needs, optimize the discipline and professional structure, and expand the elderly and childcare And other professional personnel training scale to provide support for economic and social development.