Original Title: Jiucheng Free Normal School Students Teach in Midwest
The reporter learned from the Ministry of Education today that from 2007, the State Council decided to rely on Beijing Normal University and other 6 normal universities directly under the Ministry of Education to implement a pilot free education program for normal students. As of 2017, a total of 101,000 free normal students have been recruited, 31,000 students have been enrolled in school, and about 70,000 have graduated, 90% of whom have taught in middle and primary schools in central and western provinces.
According to reports, after the implementation of the pilot program, many middle and primary schools in the central and western regions have achieved "zero breakthroughs" in accepting graduates from colleges such as Beijing Normal University and East China Normal University, which have continuously added excellent teachers with higher quality to the local community. Warm welcome from the education administration, grassroots schools, and parents of students.
The free education pilot program for normal students has also driven 28 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) to implement free education for local normal students. Each year, more than 40,000 graduates are recruited to teach in rural primary and secondary schools. In order to improve and balance teachers in weak areas, and help the cold school The students achieved remarkable social effects in aspects such as the university dream. (Wang Jiayuan)