On March 9, President Xu Fei paid visit to China Educational Press Agency. During his visit, Xu held meeting with Mr. Zhai Bo, Deputy Director and Chief Editor of China Education Press Agency. The discussion referred to several topics related to education, research, reform and SWJTU’s 120 years anniversary.
Xu introduced the university’s professional and moral education such as “Four-dimension” system including of value, personality, professional skills and knowledge exploration toward the student, and SWJTU “Five classrooms” including of traditional-plus-modern teaching, classroom and extracurricular teaching, overseas study and internship programs, e-learning platform and the combination teaching method between professional and general education, innovation and entrepreneurship education. Xu also mentioned that SWJTU also played significant role in the global strategy of China’s railway industry. On the issue of institutional reform, the university has tried to make the “school” as the central on the university’s every aspect development. He also expressed that on May 15, 2016, the university will celebrate its 120 years anniversary in themes of academic, humanities and all participants.
Mr. Zhai Bo introduced that China Educational Press Agency is the press agency directly under the authority of China’s Education Ministry. The Agency now has two newspapers and four publications including of China’s Education, China’s Teacher, People’s Education, China Higher Education, CHISA, China Ethnic Minority Education. Mr. Zhai expressed that SWJTU’s education values could be an example for China’s higher education in reform and development.