From October 22nd to October 25th, under the leadership of Council Chair CHEN Guiying, SONG Qijun, Director of the International Exchange & Cooperation Office, LI Jiekun, Deputy Dean of the School of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, and PAN Guixian, Deputy Dean of the School of Vocational and Technical Education, paid a visit to the United States at the invitations of the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) and Stevens-Henager College.
Visiting Stevens-Henager College
Visiting the University of California-Los Angeles
During the visit, the Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement, Ms. Cindy Robinson Fan, gave a warm welcome to CHEN's delegation and voiced her support for our utilization of the world-class educational resources available at UCLA to train our teachers and promote their internationalization. Dr.Nancy Parachini, Director of the Principle Leadership Institute of the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, and Dr. Emma Shoprite, Teacher Education Program Director, negotiated a teacher’s training program with our delegation. An agreement was reached whereby UCLA will accept teachers from our school as visiting scholars to receive training on teaching concepts and methods and course construction. Furthermore, our teachers have been invited to engage in international conferences on academic research aimed at improving educational management and teaching ability.
Council Chair Chen presenting a souvenir to Vice Provost Cindy Fan
Negotiations for the teacher’s training program with the University of California-Los Angeles
Visiting the School of Music at the University of California-Los Angeles
Mr. Blaine, the vice president of the university, hosted the meeting with our delegation. He had previously visited our university and warmly recalled the memorable and wonderful time of his visit. Council Chair Chen showed gratitude towards Mr. Blaine’s warm welcome and introduced the recent development of our school. She also invited Mr. Blaine to attend our 60thanniversary celebrations. Then, the two parties sincerely exchanged ideas for cooperation between the schools.They signed a memorandum promising friendly collaboration in education and a letter of intent for academic cooperation in computer science. The two schools would carry out practical cooperation through teacher and student exchanges, talent cultivation, and joint scientific research.
Council Chair Chen signing a memorandum of friendly educational collaboration with Mr. Blaine, the Vice President of Stevens-Henager College
The signing ceremony
Friendly discussion forums at Stevens-Henager College
This visit is considered to have greatly enhanced the cooperation between our university and America's high-level universities and to have effectively elevated both the internationalization of our school’s faculty and our international talent cultivation. It has opened up new avenues of cooperation for our university in educational internationalization and exchange in the new era.