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South China Normal University was founded in 1933, and its predecessor was the Teachers College of Guangdong Mengqin University. It is a national "211 Project" key construction university, a provincial and ministerial joint construction university, a high-level university in Guangdong Province as a whole construction university, and a national "first-class discipline" construction university. The school currently has 4 campuses in Guangzhou Shipai, Guangzhou University Town, Foshan Nanhai, and Shanwei.


The overall level of discipline has been improved. There are 20 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 1 doctoral professional degree authorization point, 33 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 18 master degree authorization points, 91 undergraduate majors, 18 post-doctoral mobile stations, disciplines The layout covers 12 categories except for military science. In the fourth round of discipline evaluation by the Ministry of Education, 4 disciplines including psychology, pedagogy, Marxist theory, and physical education were rated as category A disciplines, among which psychology was rated as A+. Nine disciplines are among the top 1% of the ESI world, of which four disciplines including chemistry, materials science, engineering, and mathematics are among the top 5‰ of the ESI world; physics is selected into the national "world-class discipline" construction list; the School of Marxism is approved as the third nationwide Approval of key horse farms.


The talent introduction has achieved remarkable results. There are currently 2,577 full-time teachers, including 635 associate professors, 674 orthodox teachers, 223 national-level talents (including part-time and projects), 298 provincial-level talents (including part-time and projects), academicians (including double-employment), And foreign nationals) 12 people, 25 major talent projects of the Ministry of Education (including part-time lecture professors), 19 national outstanding youth science fund winners, 9 leading talents in the "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 16 national-level candidates for the Ten Thousand Thousand Talents Project There are 8 “four batches” talents of the Central Propaganda Department, 33 National Four Youth Talents, 2 National Teaching Teachers, 3 National Teaching Teams, 33 Candidates for the New Century Excellent Talents Support Program of the Ministry of Education, Guangdong Province There were 51 major talent projects, and 45 were selected for the Guangdong Special Support Program.


Lide Shuren has achieved outstanding results. There are 26,972 full-time undergraduates, 9,700 postgraduates, 1,213 doctoral students, 275 postdoctoral students, and 578 international students. There are 28 national-level first-class undergraduate professional construction sites and 19 provincial-level first-class undergraduate professional construction sites. There are 28 national-level first-class undergraduate courses and 76 provincial-level first-rate undergraduate courses. In the past five years, he has won 1 first prize and 4-second prizes of the National Teaching Achievement Award. It is the only normal university in the country that has been rated as the top 50 national innovation and entrepreneurship typical experience universities, the first batch of innovation and entrepreneurship education demonstration universities in the country, and the national university practice education innovation and entrepreneurship base. In 2016, as one of the five universities, he introduced his experience at the National Ideological and Political Work Conference. In 2019, he was awarded the second batch of "National Party Building Work Demonstration Universities" cultivation and founding unit.


The foundation of scientific research and innovation is solid. It owns "Green Optoelectronics International Joint Research Center", "High-energy and high-safety power lithium-ion battery electrolyte and separator materials and preparation technology National and Local Joint Engineering Research Center", "Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Key Research Base Psychological Application Research Center", and "Ministry of Education" There are 2 national-level scientific research platforms, including the "Xi Jinping New Era Research Center of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics" and 105 provincial and ministerial-level scientific research platforms. Established "South China Normal University (Qingyuan) Science and Technology Innovation Research Institute" and "Zhaoqing Hua Normal University Optoelectronic Industry Research Institute", with several projects and products with independent intellectual property rights and core competitive technologies. The overall strength and key projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Outstanding Youth Fund have maintained the top three national normal universities for three consecutive years. The number of major projects approved by the National Social Science Fund in the past three years ranks among the top 20 universities in the country. He has won the first prize of the National High School Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Award (Humanities and Social Sciences) three times. It has unearthed achievements such as the oracle bone inscriptions in the Yin Ruins, the documents unearthed in the Warring States Period, and the inscriptions on the Shang and Zhou Dynasties.


Teacher education has outstanding advantages. Normal students cover the entire field of general education, special education, vocational education, preschool, elementary school, middle school, all levels of undergraduate, master, and doctoral degrees. The professional setting, enrollment scale, and ratio are among the top national key normal universities, and the quality of training is in the national normal colleges. Among the best. It is the Ministry of Education's "Continuing Education Demonstration Base for Higher Schools", the "National Training Program" Teacher Distance Training Institution, the Ministry of Education's "National Training Program" Overseas Training Project Executive Office, the Ministry of Education College Counselor Training and Research Base, and the Ministry of Education National University Thought The social practice training base for political theory teachers, and the construction base for the morality and style of the Ministry of Education.


Guangdong Provincial Higher School Teacher Training Center, Guangdong Primary and Secondary School Teacher Training Center, South China Normal University Provincial Primary and Secondary School Teacher Development Center, and Guangdong Primary and Secondary School "Ten Thousand Thousand Talents Training Project" project executive office have all settled in our school. The scope of education services covers the whole country, and the number of teachers trained by the "National Training Program" ranks among the top three universities in the country. Serving the comprehensive reform of education in Guangdong, taking the lead in advancing the "South China Normal University-General Primary and Secondary Schools" collaborative development alliance, establishing the Guangdong Primary and Secondary School Principals Association, co-building the National Teacher Education Innovation Experimental Zone, and signing comprehensive strategic cooperation agreements with multiple local governments. High-quality affiliated school resources radiate 17 prefecture-level cities in the province. It is the first mainland university to cooperate in running schools in Hong Kong and Macau and is known as one of the three major forces of teachers in Macau. Establish the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Teacher Education College, join hands with Hong Kong and Macau to establish the Bay Area Teachers Association, and form the "Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area STEM Education Alliance" to lead the reform and development of teacher education in the Bay Area.


Foreign cooperation is expanding day by day. It has established cooperative relations with 190 universities and scientific research institutions in 37 countries and regions. Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools-the rate of undergraduates' advancement in finance and the acceptance rate of master's degrees by world-class universities have repeatedly hit record highs. Established the International Union College, and signed a four-party agreement with the Guangdong Provincial Department of Education, the People's Government of Foshan City, and the People's Government of Nanhai District to jointly build a demonstration zone for international cooperation. Joined the LHCb and BESIII experimental international cooperation group, and cooperated with the University of Hong Kong to build the "Guangdong-Hong Kong Quantum Matter Joint Laboratory", and successfully obtained 4 provincial and ministerial high-end think tank platforms. The "Belt and Road" academic exchange mechanism has been normalized, and several Southeast Asian forums have been held. The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Special Fund declared in cooperation with the Cambodia Development Resources Institute, was approved. Three overseas research bases have been established in Cambodia, Myanmar, and Indonesia. Set up a postgraduate teaching center in Malaysia. Three Confucius Institutes have been established overseas, of which two have been rated as "Global Advanced Confucius Institutes", with a total of 32 Confucius Institutes, Confucius Classrooms, and their teaching sites.


Based on the new stage of development, the school will adhere to and strengthen the party’s overall leadership of colleges and universities, adhere to the socialist direction of running schools, adhere to the fundamental task of cultivating people with morality, implement the school-running ideas of "teacher education with characteristics and academic standards", and actively build talents Team highlands and scientific research and innovation highlands, in-depth implementation of internationalization and informatization development strategies, comprehensively deepen comprehensive reforms, vigorously promote content development, and accelerate the pace of building "innovative high-level universities with outstanding teacher education advantages".


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