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Shandong Normal University is located in Jinan, a famous historical and cultural city. In the 70 years since the school was founded, the school has rooted in the fertile soil of Qilu culture, absorbed the humanistic charm of Quancheng, adhering to the campus spirit of "respecting the virtuous and meritorious, striving for accomplishment" and the school motto of "promoting morality and ambition, erudition and dedication", and consciously inheriting and innovating Qilu culture. Efforts to highlight the characteristics of teacher education have now developed into a comprehensive higher normal college with complete disciplines, complete degree systems, abundant teachers, and an excellent social reputation.


The school-running context can be traced back to 1902, where a normal hall was set up in Shandong University Hall. In October 1950, Shandong Normal University was established based on the former School of Education of East China University and Shandong Administrative Cadre School, which was the earliest undergraduate university established in Shandong Province after the founding of New China. In 1952, the three departments of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of the former Qilu University were merged. In September 1970, the school and some departments moved to Liaocheng to run a school. In April 1974, he moved back to Jinan. In March 1981, the school was identified as a provincial key institution of higher learning; in August of the same year, it was renamed Shandong Normal University. In November 2012, the school was identified as one of the first batch of key construction and application-based talent training schools in Shandong Province. In March 2014, the school was approved as a university jointly established by Shandong Province and the Ministry of Education. In November 2017, the school was awarded the first National Civilized Campus.


Currently, the school runs schools in Lixia District and Changqing District, covering a total area of nearly 4,000 acres (approximately 2,587,800 square meters), with a construction area of 1,410,500 square meters. There is a collaborative innovation center for colleges and universities jointly built by the province and the ministry, a key laboratory of the Ministry of Education, a key humanities and social science research base of the Ministry of Education, an engineering technology research center of the Ministry of Education, 6 key laboratories of Shandong Province, 2 Shandong Province Key Research Bases for Theoretical Construction, 1 Shandong Province Engineering Laboratory, 6 Shandong Province Social Science Planning Key Research Bases, 6 Shandong Province Engineering Technology Research Centers, 2 Shandong Province Key Research Bases for Theoretical Construction, 1 Key new think tanks in Shandong Province, 7 collaborative innovation centers of higher education institutions in Shandong Province, 7 experimental teaching demonstration centers in higher education institutions in Shandong Province, 12 scientific research and innovation platforms for higher education institutions in Shandong Province during the 13th Five-Year Plan period, and 2 inheritance of Chinese excellent traditional culture in Shandong Province 58 national-level research and training institutions at or above the provincial and ministerial level, including the base and 2 Shandong International Cooperation Funds. The library has a building area of 64,334 square meters, with a collection of 4,497,200 paper books and periodicals, 9,129,400 e-books, and 198 databases.


There are 21 colleges (departments), 89 undergraduate majors, 13 post-doctoral research mobile stations, 14 first-level disciplines for doctoral degree authorization, 33 first-level disciplines for master's degree authorization, 17 professional degree authorization categories, covering ten university disciplines The number of categories, disciplines, and professional degrees ranks among the top universities in the province. There is 1 national key discipline and 1 national key (cultivation) discipline. Four disciplines are ranked in the top 1% of the basic science index database (ESI). Six disciplines have entered the ranks of Shandong Province's first-class discipline construction, of which two disciplines have been selected as the construction projects of the "Peak Plan". Thirteen disciplines entered the B category in the fourth round of the national discipline evaluation, which is the best score for universities in Shandong Province. 24 disciplines are listed in the 2019 Ranking of China's Best Disciplines in Soft Science, of which 6 disciplines rank first in the province, and 8 disciplines rank first in provincial universities. In the global natural index rankings, it has been ranked 1st in Shandong Province for 5 consecutive years and ranked 30th in mainland China in 2019. The school has 9 national characteristic professional construction points, 16 national first-class undergraduate major construction points, 4 first-class undergraduate major construction points in Shandong Province, and 6 majors (groups) have been approved as key majors for high-level application-oriented construction in Shandong Province ( Group), two majors (groups) have been approved as the industrial project for the conversion of the new and old kinetic energy of education services in Shandong Province.


The school established a basic education group. The affiliated middle school, the second affiliated middle school, and the affiliated elementary school are provincial-level standardized schools and provincial civilized campuses. They have been awarded the top 100 high schools in China, top 100 primary schools in China, and national youth campus football (basketball) characteristics. The school, the top ten national science and technology education innovation schools, the national mental health education characteristic school, and other titles. Lishan College of Shandong Normal University is a full-time general undergraduate independent college approved by the Ministry of Education and the People's Government of Shandong Province in 2005. It moved to Qingzhou City in 2013 to run a school. In June 2019, it was approved by the Ministry of Education to be transferred to the Weifang Institute of Technology. Alexandra College currently has more than 5,000 students and has trained more than 16,600 graduates for 13 years, winning a good social reputation.



Undertake all types of projects of the Ministry of Education "Quality Engineering", 4 people won the title of national teaching teacher, 2 people won the national "Ten Thousand Talents Program" teaching teacher, won 18 national teaching achievement awards, and established 2 national teaching teams. One pilot project for comprehensive reform of the national level major; 10 national-level quality courses, national-level quality resource sharing courses, and national-level quality video open courses, 1 national-level bilingual teaching demonstration course, and a national-level talent training model innovation pilot zone and There are 2 national off-campus practical education bases for college students, and 9 national "Twelfth Five-Year" planning textbooks have been published. There are more than 1,200 national college students' innovation and entrepreneurship training programs. It is the first university in the province to undertake the "National Training Program", and was awarded the National Advanced Unit for General Higher Education Admissions, the National Advanced Unit for Employment of General University Graduates, the First Batch of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Demonstration Universities, and the Ministry of Education Excellent Middle School Teacher Training Program Implementation of honorary titles such as colleges and universities. It was approved as the Shandong Provincial Demonstration Base for Entrepreneurship Incubation for College Students and was rated as the "Advanced Collective for Graduate Employment in Shandong Province" by the Provincial Government, and atypical and experienced university in Shandong Province for employment and entrepreneurship. In 2007, he was awarded excellent in the evaluation of the undergraduate teaching level of the Ministry of Education. In 2017, it passed the review and evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work of the Ministry of Education. In 2017, it was approved to implement the National Excellent Middle School Teacher Training Program. In 2017, it was selected as one of the first batches of demonstration universities in the country to deepen innovation and entrepreneurship education reform. In 2018, it was approved as the first batch of "New Engineering" research and practice projects by the Ministry of Education.


Adhere to the characteristics of teacher education, establish an education system with complete education types such as preschool education, elementary education, secondary education, higher education, and continuing education, and form an educational theoretical talent training system that integrates the training of bachelor, master, doctor and postdoctoral research in education It is the only university in the province that has these two training systems at the same time. It is the lead unit of Shandong University Teacher Education Alliance. Significant achievements have been made in the research and application of educational theory, and the total number of awards ranked first in the province's universities. Pedagogy, psychology, curriculum and pedagogy, educational technology, and other doctoral and master's degree authorization points that reflect the characteristics and advantages of teacher education fill the gaps in Shandong Province.


Since the establishment of the school, more than 500,000 qualified talents have been cultivated, including a large number of outstanding teachers and education managers who love their jobs and work, as well as many rigorous and realistic scientists, artists with both virtue and art, visionary politicians and fighting business. Entrepreneurs. The School of Marxism is a key Marxist college in the country, and was selected as one of the first batches of comprehensive reform pilot institutes (departments) of the Ministry of Education in the country; Shandong University Moral Education Research Center (Shandong University Network Ideological and Political Work Center) is affiliated with the school; The school was rated as an advanced university for party building and ideological and political work at the provincial level, a demonstration university for moral education work, a theoretical propaganda and education base, and a demonstration site for grassroots party-building work. One party branch was selected as the first national party building work model party branch. In recent years, the school has been rated as "National May Fourth Red Flag Youth League Committee" three times and has been awarded the title of "National Excellent Organizing Unit of Summer Social Practice Activities for College Students" 26 consecutive times. The students have repeatedly won good results in major international and domestic competitions, and have won the National May 1st Labor Medal, National University Student Self-improvement Star Model, Chinese University Student of the Year, National University Student "Xiaoping Science and Technology Innovation Team", and China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Award. Won the Gold Award and Advanced Collective Award of the National "Internet +" College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for two consecutive years, and was shortlisted for the "Challenge Cup" National College Student Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Competition for three consecutive years. Participated in the "Flowers of May" national college and middle school student art performances 7 consecutive times, won the Paralympic Games for five consecutive times, and won the Chinese University Women's Volleyball Championship and the Super League and other national championships for 14 consecutive times.


There are currently 14 dual-employed academicians. 49 people were selected into the national "Ten Thousand Talents Program", Yangtze River Scholars, National Outstanding Youth, National "Four Batches" of Talents, National Ten Thousand Thousand Talents Project, and other talent projects (projects); 22 people were awarded national honorary titles such as National Excellent Teachers, 92 people enjoy the special government allowance of the State Council, 5 people were selected as the "New Century Excellent Talents Support Program" by the Ministry of Education; 1 teacher team was awarded the "National University Huang Danian Teacher Team". Six people were elected to the National Party Congress 6 times, 5 people were elected to the National People's Congress 12 times, and 5 people were elected to the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference 10 times. School leaders have been elected members of the Shandong Provincial Party Committee for five consecutive terms. 42 people were selected for the Shandong Taishan series of talent projects, of which 4 were selected for the Shandong Taishan Scholars Climbing Program, 2 were selected for the Shandong Taishan Scholars Leading Talent Support Program, and 1 was selected for the Shandong Taishan Industry Leading Talents. 19 People were selected as "Taishan Scholars" Distinguished Professors in Shandong Province, and 16 people were selected as "Taishan Scholars" Young Experts in Shandong Province. Twenty-one people were selected into the Qilu Cultural Masters, Qilu Cultural Elites, Provincial Outstanding Youth, and other talent projects. Forty-nine people won the title of Shandong Province's Young and Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contributions, Shandong Province Outstanding Contribution Award for Social Sciences, and Shandong Province Social Science Rookie Award.


Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", he has presided over 859 projects such as the national "863", "973", national key research and development programs, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the National Social Science Foundation. In 2012, it became the chief scientist unit of the "973" project; in 2019, it became the first Shandong provincial university to win the National Natural Science Award as the first unit. He has successively won 2-second prizes of the National Natural Science Award, 3-second prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, 6 major projects of the National Social Science Foundation, 3 major projects of the Ministry of Education in Philosophy and Social Sciences, 2 National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, and 2 outstanding youth science fund projects of the Natural Science Foundation, 11 outstanding scientific research awards (humanities and social sciences) of the Ministry of Education, 4 major social science achievements awards of Shandong Province, 2 first prizes of national education science outstanding achievements, 1 Lu Xun Literature Award. One team was selected as the key field innovation team of the Ministry of Science and Technology Innovation Talent Promotion Plan, and one team was selected as the innovation team of the Ministry of Education and received rolling support. The school has won the National Advanced Unit of University Scientific Research Management, Shandong Province Fumin Xinglu Labor Award, Shandong Province Industry-University-Research Cooperation Innovation Outstanding Contribution Award, and other honors.


The school is approved by the Ministry of Education as the first batch of foreign students designated enrollment unit, the first batch of Confucius Institute scholarship recipient institutions, the unit to jointly recruit overseas Chinese, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan students, and one of the first batch of "pilot reform units for going abroad for business approval" One. Establish inter-school exchange and cooperation relations with 148 colleges and universities in 33 countries and regions. Successfully selected into the "High School Disciplinary Innovation and Intelligence Introducing Program". Seven Confucius Institutes were jointly built in South Korea, Kenya, the United States, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and Canada, and were awarded the title of "Advanced Cooperation Institution of Confucius Institutes in China".


At present, the school is seizing the opportunity, invigorating the spirit, leveraging on reforms, accelerating development, and striving hard to build a first-class comprehensive normal university in China!

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