News Network (Reporter Chen Bo) On October 22nd, the evaluation expert group for the teaching for undergraduate students started the evaluation of ZUEL with the former Secretary of Party Committee Professor Li Yanbao of Sun Yat-Sen University as the team leader.
At 8:30 in the morning, a meeting was held for the expert group and the faculty of ZUEL to meet, which was attended by team leader of the evaluation expert group and the former Secretary of Party Committee Professor Li Yanbao, members of the team Professor Yang Shenggang, the former Vice President of Hunan University, Professor Yu Zhigang, Vice President of China University of Political Science and Law, Professor Wang Yong, Vice President of People’s Public Security University of China, Professor Tang Bo, Vice President of East China University of Political Science and Law, Professor Xiang Mingyou, the former Dean of School of Foreign Languages of Beihang University, Professor Jiang Xianling, Director of the Academic Affairs Office of University of International Business and Economics, Professor Tang Huojian, Director of the Academic Affairs Office of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Professor Li Taoshen, Dean of School of Computer and Electronic Information of Guangxi University, Professor Hong Jianqiao, Director of Department of Accounting of School of Management of Fudan Universeity, Ms Yang Jing, Administrator of the project of evaluation of the teaching for undergraduate students of ZUEL, Professor Qu Qiongfei and Quan Lingtong, the secretaries of the experts, all leaders of the university, the directors of the functional departments and schools, the famous teachers and so on.
Team leader of the evaluation expert group and the former Secretary of Party Committee of Sun Yat-Sen University Professor Li Yanbao delivered a speech.
Secretary of the Party Committee Luan Yongyu delivered a welcome speech on behalf of ZUEL.
President Yan Canming gave additional remarks.
The first stage of the meeting was presided by President Yang Canming of ZUEL. Secretary of the Party Committee of ZUEL Luan Yongyu delivered a welcome speech on behalf of ZUEL, expressing warm welcome and highest respect to the expert group. Luan Yongyu briefly introduced the basic information of the university. He said, the university had been studying and implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and important speeches of General Secretary Xi Jinping and promoting the implementation of “the 13th Five-year Plan of Reform and Development” and “Comprehensive Plan of Reform”. Focusing on the first-class discipline construction, the university would, with the sound foundation of discipline and great capacity of running a university, promote the reform of features of education and the development of quality promotion to make more achievements as a first-class university with features, holding fast to the core of cultivating talents and the basic of the teaching of undergraduate students, with promoting moral education and cultivating talents as the fundamental task.
Luan Yongyu said that the first-class undergraduate education was the important foundation and content of the “Double First-class” construction. This evaluation would promote the quality of the talents cultivation of the university. The university would take this opportunity of the evaluation to promote the construction, reform and management of the university and take every aspect of the university to a new level.
The second stage of the meeting was presided by the team leader of the expert group Professor Li Yanbao. Professor Li Yanbao gave a brief introduction of the evaluation. He pointed out that, this evaluation is to evaluate the university with its own standards and help the university to clarify its features in running the university with respect to the rights of the university. They would evaluate the cultivation of talents and the teaching of undergraduate students from “Five Degrees” including the degree of adaptability of the orientation of running a university and objective of talent cultivation to the demands of the national and regional economic and social development, degree of security of the teachers and the teaching resources, degree of effectiveness of the operation of the system of teaching and qualitysecurity, degree of achievement of the learning outcomes and cultivation objectives of the students and the degree of satisfaction of the students and the employers.
President Yan Canming gave additional remarks on the self-evaluation report of evaluation of the teaching for undergraduate students and the data analysis report. ZUEL had finished all the data acquisition and analysis of the basic status of the teaching for undergraduate students of the last three years. In May, 2015, the university organized experts to evaluate the status of the teaching for undergraduate students and organized experts from and outside the university to evaluate 47 majors for undergraduate students of the university in November, 2016, which helped the university to have a basic judgement and awareness of the status of the teaching for undergraduate students.
Yang Canming said that, following the principle of “no omission of project, no omission of element, and synthesis of main points” the self-evaluation report of ZUEL was in strict accordance with the demands of Higher Education Evaluation Center of the Ministry of Education which proved the conclusion and found the problems with plain words. The self-evaluation report was designed with “accurate ruler and clear mainline”. “The ruler”, run through by the “Five Degrees”, could be summarized as the general objective of cultivating talents “accommodation, innovation and open style” and the objective of professional talents “broad caliber, sound foundation, high quality and good innovation”.
As to the special projects, the university regarded the combination of economics and law as the feature of ZUEL, which would remain in the future. Yang Canming also made remarks about changes in the teaching data up to September 30, 2017.
After the meeting, the expert group would begin the evaluation in the campus.