Recently, HubeiProvincial Department of Education released the list of “Hubei’s OutstandingTalents” Collaborative Education Programs for Average Four-year Universities inHubei. All the three programs SCUN declared have been approved. Among thesethree programs, the Polymer Materials & Engineering Program of the Collegeof Chemistry & Materials Science has been approved as “Hubei’s OutstandingEngineer Collaborative Education Program”, the Pedagogy Program of the Schoolof Education as “Hubei’s Outstanding Teacher Collaborative Education Program”,and the Economics Program of the School of Economics as “Hubei’s OutstandingEconomic Management Talent Collaborative Education Program”.
The PolymerMaterials & Engineering Program targets the national strategic needs onpolymer materials and social and economic development needs, and serves “Madein China 2025”. Based on Hubei’s economic and industrial development, it’s aimedat cultivating talents who are innovative, brave in practice and good atmanagement and knowledgeable, have a solid foundation and deliver first-classdesign, and demonstrate good personality, strong abilities, high quality aswell as innovation spirit and innovation ability for the polymer materialsindustry. The Pedagogy Program tries to explore the “6 items + 4 stages” curriculum setting andthe “platforms + modules” curriculum structural system. According to thecultivation concept of in-depth university-local integration, such talentcultivation patterns as faculty sharing, co-construction of bases, coursesharing, mutual recognition of credits and resource sharing are adopted and thenew mode of “3 standards +2 unions +1 core” for outstanding teacher cultivation has beenestablished. The Economics Program is a pilot program in SCUN’s OutstandingLiberal Arts Talents Education and Cultivation Plan, a brand program of HubeiProvince, and a pilot program in Hubei’s comprehensive program reform. Thisprogram tries to establish a “3-in-1”talent cultivation system, accelerate the establishment of a long-term cooperativeeducation mechanism that features combination of science and education, integrationof industry and education and cooperation between universities and enterprises,and cultivate high-quality talents who meet the national strategic needs andthe needs of regional economic and social development.
It is understood thatHubei Provincial Department of Education established the “Hubei’s OutstandingTalents” Program in 2016. In light of the talent cultivation criteria and theneeds of economic and social development, the Program is aimed at drivingcolleges and universities to set up a long-term cooperative education mechanismthat features combination of science and education, integration of industry andeducation and university-enterprise cooperation together with enterprises,scientific research institutions and functional departments. So far, eightprograms of SCUN have been approved as “Hubei’s Outstanding Talents”Collaborative Education Programs. The implementation of these programs hasfacilitated SCUN’s practice in whole-course collaborative education and laid asolid foundation for SCUN to carry out first-class discipline development.