Prof. Lin Jinhui, Chairman of the BCFCRS, CAHE, visited QMES
On October 22nd, Professor Lin Jinhui, the director of Branch for Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools (BCFCRS, CAHE), and the director of Center of Research on Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools, Xiamen University (CRCFCRS), visited the Queen Mary University of London Engineering School, NPU (QMES). Dean Kong Jie, Vice Dean Fan Xiaoli and Chen Jun of QMES met with the guest in the conference room. The staff ofGeneral Officeattended the meeting.
At the meeting, Kong Jie, on behalf of all the staff of QMES, expressed warm welcome to Prof. Lin Jinhui, and reported in detail the preparation and development, organizational structure, the Party’s construction and operation of QMES. Fan Xiaoli reported on the training program, curriculum setting, and teacher system and Chen Jun gave an account of the student management and the active preparation and declaration of the 10th National Sino-foreign Cooperation Annual Conference.
Subsequently, the two sides conducted in-depth exchanges on core developments such as the development trend, resource investment and operation management of Sino-foreign cooperative education. Lin Jinhui expressed his appreciation for the achievements in enrollment work, teaching operation, joint training, and daily management that QMES had done. He pointed out that there were a lot of new development opportunities for Sino-foreign cooperative education at this stage, but at the same time it also faced certain challenges. The exploration and practice QMES made in system, management and cooperation mode have strong demonstration significance and reference value in the Chinese-foreign cooperative education institutions. In addition, Lin jinhui said, on the one hand, on the basis of a good start, QMES should rely on the three featured institutions (the established Engineering School, the Joint Research Institute and the International Centre for Teaching and Research) as well as emerging cooperation approaches such as the joint cultivation of double master’s degrees and doctoral degrees to better the construction of teaching staff and the innovation of the cooperation platform; on the other hand, further improve the medium and long-term development goals of QMES, keep an international perspective, set first-class standard, and create a unique model of high-level cooperative education.
After the meeting, accompanied by Kong Jie and the other staff, Prof. Lin Jinhui visited the Smart Classroom, Innovation Laboratory, Academic Seminar Room, Student Home, etc., and proposed pertinent guidance and recommendations to the actual situation of QMES in terms of hardware conditions.
(Reporter/ Yang Zhangru; Photographer/ Li Yuanting; Reviewer/ Kong Jie)