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Inaugural meeting of the International Advisory Committee of Zhongqiao University successfully held

时间:2022-12-05浏览:24

The inaugural meeting of the International Advisory Committee of Shanghai Zhongqiao Vocational and Technical University (Zhongqiao University) was held on December 3, 2022. 14 members of the Committee come from four countries of three continents, namely China, the United States, Germany and France. The meeting was hosted by the chairman of the Committee, Professor Yang Yuliang, member of the Chinese Academy of Science, and former President of Fudan University.

4 members were present at Jing An Shangri-La, Shanghai, where the meeting was held, including Professor Zheng Huiqiang, President of Shanghai Modern Service Industry Federation and former Deputy Director of the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress, Mr. Wang Junjin, Chairman of Junyao Group, Professor Chen Yiyi, President of Shanghai Shanda University, Professor Gao Deyi, President of Shanghai Private Education Association and former Deputy Party Secretary and Deputy Director of Shanghai Education Commission.

10 members attended the meeting online, due to the present epidemic situation, including Professor Li Xuanhai, former Party Secretary of Shanghai Science, Education, Culture and Health, Mr. Liu Xiping, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of the China Education Association for International Exchange, former Party Secretary of Zhejiang Education Working Committee and former Director of the Department of Education of Zhejiang Province, Professor Amir Reza, Senior Provost of Baison University and Dean of School of International Education, Professor Johannes Kern, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Loerrach (on behalf of Gerhard Jaeger, Rector), Professor Jerome Bon, former Dean of ESCP Europe, Professor Ye Meilan, President of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Professor Wu Xuemin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Nanjing Vocational and Technical University, Mr. Zheng Yonggang, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shanshan Holdings (Group) Co., Ltd., Mr. Yang Guoping, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shanghai Public Utilities (Group) Co., Ltd. 

 Yan Jianjun, Chairman of Zhongqiao University, attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Professor Huo Jiazhen, President of Zhongqiao University, inaugurated the International Advisory Committee and announced its member list. Chairman Yan Jianjun and President Huo Jiazhen jointly presented Letters of Appointment to the members attending the meeting.

Chairman Yan Jianjun attended the meeting and delivered a speech

Professor Huo Jiazhen, President, inaugurated the International Advisory Committee

Mr. Yan Jianjun and Professor Huo Jiazhen presented Letters of Appointment

At the meeting, Professor Huo Jiazhen outlined the development and future planning of Zhongqiao University and delivered a speech on modern governance (organizational structure, college governance, curriculum system construction, international accreditation), international vision (international cooperation, overseas teaching bases), industry-education integration (regional integration, school-enterprise integration, production and education base, on-campus production-training park), and faculty enhancement. In the future, Zhongqiao University will focus on the development of four aspects: international vision, industry-education integration, faculty enhancement and modern governance, and strive to be first-rate in China and well-known in the world. 

During panel discussion, Committee members endorsed the visions and goals of the university and offered various suggestions in hope of Zhongqiao University becoming a vocational and technical university with distinctive characteristics, high level of internationalization, deep integration of industries and education, and reasonable planning of disciplines, contributing to the development of vocational education in China.

Professor Jerome Bon, former Dean of ESCP Europe, expressed his support and willingness to help Zhongqiao University to realize its international vision with his knowledge and experiences in international education standards and accreditation.

Professor Johannes Kern, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Loerrach (DHBW Loerrach), said that DHBW was one of the largest public vocational and technical universities in Germany with over 30,000 students at school. They support the ideas of international exchange and cooperation and integration of education with industries. They would work closely with Zhongqiao University and offer help in setting up Teaching Base in Germany with their rich experiences and resources in industry-education integration.

Professor Amir Reza, Senior Provost of Baison University and Dean of School of International Education, shared his experience of students cultivation in Baison University and offered support and help in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship, where Baison ranks top 1 in the world. He wishes Zhongqiao University a bright future and welcomes exchange and cooperation between the universities.  

Professor Gao Deyi, President of Shanghai Private Education Association and former Deputy Party Secretary and Deputy Director of Shanghai Education Commission, mentioned that industry-education integration was the lifeline of vocational and technical universities. Focusing on enterprises and industries, students cultivation and teaching process should be in line with the acceptableness of enterprises. At the same time, Zhongqiao University should make good use of the mechanism and advantages of private universities to develop its own characteristics.

Professor Li Xuanhai, former Party Secretary of Shanghai Science, Education, Culture and Health, said that vocational and technical universities should advocate craftsman spirit and attach importance to double-position teachers. He highly agrees with the internationalization strategy of Zhongqiao University and will find more masters and craftsmen to come to Zhongqiao University for academic exchange.

Professor Wu Xuemin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Nanjing Vocational and Technical University, said that the industry-education integration should focus on specific fields rather than spread its resources in all aspects and it should plough deeper to find the features of both enterprises and disciplines.

Professor Chen Yiyi, President of Shanghai Shanda University, emphasized that higher education be divided into degree and non-degree programs, as well as applied and vocational undergraduate programs. Zhongqiao University should find a unique way of vocational undergraduate education and deepen the concept of modern governance at college level with the consent of the deans of the schools. 

Professor Zheng Huiqiang, President of Shanghai Modern Service Industry Federation and former Deputy Director of the Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress, emphasized the importance of industry-education integration. He reviewed the industry-education integration process in East China and analyzed the integration in terms of three pairs of relationships, namely between industries and universities and enterprises, schools and industries, and school and industry associations, hoping to have more cooperation with Zhongqiao University.

Mr. Liu Xiping, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of the China Education Association for International Exchange, former Party Secretary of Zhejiang Education Working Committee and former Director of the Department of Education of Zhejiang Province, mentioned that the population problem of our country may also be a problem for universities in the year of 2034. Uniqueness and early planning is necessary for the university.

Professor Ye Meilan, President of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, expressed ardent expectations for Zhongqiao University and emphasized the necessity of locating advantage and featured disciplines and strengthen their development. 

Mr. Yang Guoping, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shanghai Public Utilities (Group) Co., Ltd., put forward hopes and suggestions for the future development of Zhongqiao Universities in robotics, urban transportation, and logistics, key industries for Shanghai.

Mr. Zheng Yonggang, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shanshan Holdings (Group) Co., Ltd., briefed the vision and planning of Shanshan Group. He also mentioned that vocational and technical talents are indispensable for companies and he hopes that Zhongqiao University offers more of them. 

Professor Yang Yuliang summarized all the suggestions and expectations and advised Zhongqiao University to focus mainly on three tasks, namely distinct integration of industry-education; internationalization and disciplines planning.

The meeting was also attended by management members of Zhongqiao University, including Mr. Ping Jie, Party Secretary, Ms. Liu Shuyun, Vice President, Ms. Guan Yanyan, Deputy Party Secretary and Vice President, Ms. Zhou Xiaofang, Vice President, Ms. Huang Lixin, Vice President, Mr. Lin Jianglong, Assistant to the President, Mr. Zhang Jie, Dean of School of Nursing and Health, Mr. Wu Youzhi, Dean of School of Food and Drug, Mr. Xie Zhijun, Dean of School of Foreign Languages, Mr. Zhang Bingda, Dean of School of Economics and Management, Mr. Kong Jin, Dean of School of Art, Mr. Zhu Xiaoli, Dean of School of Architecture and Engineering.