The Ministry of Education has recently released the Letter of List of Second Batch Approved Projects under University-Enterprise Collaborative Education Program in 2018 Supported by Related Enterprises of the Department of Higher Education, the Ministry of Education. Totally 37 projects of SCUN are among the list.
The University-Enterprise Collaborative Education Program is a talent nurturing reform program launched by the Ministry of Education in response to the spirit of the Implementation Opinions on Deepening Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform in Colleges and Universities of the General Office of the State Council, in an effort to bring about innovation to the mechanism of university-enterprise collaborative education and integrate resources of domestic and international well-known enterprises to support the comprehensive reform of specialties and innovation and entrepreneurship education of colleges and universities.
At the end of 2018, the Teaching Affairs Office initiated the project application preparation as required by the Ministry of Education, and has been since then offering support to teachers participating in the university-enterprise collaborative education program, and encouraging teachers to get involved in exchange learning, and understand the national policy orientation and collaboration intention of enterprises; the Teaching Affairs Office has also held forums among project directors, and required the project directors to complete the project tasks with desirable quality, in an effort to build an inspiring image of university-enterprise collaborative education; the projects completed as scheduled will be given awards for undergraduate education.
The approved projects of SCUN involve construction of new engineering courses, teaching content and curriculum system reform, practical condition and practical base construction, and teacher training. Totally 14 schools and teaching related organizations and 18 undergraduate programs are involved. The research content is closely related to the current development trend of higher education. At present, a total of 69 projects of SCUN have been brought under this Program. The progress made by SCUN in the university-enterprise collaborative education is the result of efforts made by SCUN in specialty construction and curriculum construction on an “undergraduate education oriented” fashion since the National Education Congress and the Undergraduate Education Working Conference for Colleges and Universities of China in the New Era. The ultimate effort is to explore diversified university-enterprise collaboration modes.
(Edited by: Chen Pengbing; source: Teaching Affairs Office)