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Seminar Held on the Reform, Transformation and Development of Innovation and Ent

Category: Academics   Hits:  Input time:2016/04/17


    On April 15, the Seminar on Reform, Transformation and Development of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education in Colleges and Universities was kicking off in HUAS. The seminar was co-sponsored by Hunan University of Arts and Science and University and University Education Science, and jointly organized by Hunan University of Arts and Science, Seentao S&T Co. Ltd., Higher Education Research, Jiangsu Higher Education, Hunan Social Sciences, Contemporary Education Forum. The seminar was supported by China Association of Higher Education Innovation Entrepreneurship Education Branch. Over 280 leaders, experts and scholars attended the seminar from more than 80 colleges, universities and six periodical publishers.

Opening Ceremony
 
    The opening ceremony of the seminar started at 8:30. Seated at the podium are Peng Binbai, Deputy Director of the Comprehensive Reform Department of the PRC Ministry of Education, Ge Jianzhong, Deputy Director of the Hunan Provincial Department of Education, Xu Zhengxian, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Changde Municipal Committee, Gu Zhengqi, Party Secretary of Hunan University of Arts and Science, Yang Fang, Secretary-General of China Association of Higher Education Innovation Entrepreneurship Education Branch and Director of the Entrepreneurship Education Office of the Central South University, Tang Shengsong, President of Hunan University of Medicine, Li Jianqi, President of Hunan City University, Wu Guoquan, President of Hezhou University, Yang Lanying, President of Hunan Women’s University, Zhou Qianjin, Senior Vice President of Seentao S&T Co. Ltd., and Hu Bicheng, Deputy Editor-In-Chief of The Journal of the University Education Science and professor and doctoral tutor of Hunan University. HUAS President Long Xianzhong hosted the opening ceremony.
     Gu Zhengqi, Party Secretary of the CPC HUAS Committee extended a warm welcome and heartfelt thanks to the experts and leaders present on behalf of HUAS. Gu introduced the development of HUAS and highlighted the urgent need to deepen the reform of education in colleges and universities at present. Gu wished the seminar further promoted the reform, transformation and development of innovation and entrepreneurship education in colleges and universities. He also wished friendly ties, exchanges and cooperation with all in the seminar.

HUAS Party Secretary Professor Gu Zhengqi
Xu Zhengxian, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Changde Municipal Committee
 
    Xu Zhengxian, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Changde Municipal Committee introduced to the guests Changde’s nature, history, culture, economic development and stressed CPC Changde Municipal Committee’s concerns about HUAS and Changde Government’s support for HUAS’s reform, transformation and development of innovation and entrepreneurship education.

Ge Jianzhong, Deputy Director of the Hunan Provincial Department of Education
 
    Ge Jianzhong, Deputy Director of the Hunan Provincial Department of Education stressed the meaning of this seminar. He pointed out the necessities and importance of the reform, reconstruction and development of innovation and entrepreneurship education in colleges and universities. Ge highlighted HUAS’s pioneering work in response to the future development of the national education reform and development strategy. He hoped that the participants communicate and share their experience in the reform, transformation and development of innovation and entrepreneurship education.
    The morning reports were hosted by Tang Shengsong, President of Hunan University of Medicine.

HUAS President Professor Long Xianzhong
 
    HUAS President Long Xianzhong covered four keynotes in his report: 1) Geographical disadvantages for the transformation and development of the local undergraduate colleges and universities; 2) Positive modes of the transformation and development of the local undergraduate colleges and universities in the background of modernized governance ability; 3) Ways for the development of the transformation of the local undergraduate colleges and universities in the background of modernized governance ability; 4) Exploration and practice of HUAS’s transformation and development.
    Secretary-General of China Association of Higher Education Innovation Entrepreneurship Education Branch and Director of the Entrepreneurship Education Office of the Central South University Yang Fang delivered a speech entitled Reflection and Practice on Deepening the Reform of Enterprise Education in Colleges and Universities. Deputy Editor-In-Chief of The Journal of the University Education Science, professor and doctoral tutor of Hunan University Hu Bicheng reported on Ordinary Undergraduate Colleges and Universities: “Transformation” or “Return”. Senior Vice President of Seentao S&T Co. Ltd., Zhou Qianjin focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education and the Teaching Practice of Business Discipline under the Entrepreneurial Perspective. Wu Guoquan, President of Hezhou University, reported on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Applied Talents Training in the Undergraduate Colleges and Universities/ Yang Lanying, President of Hunan Women’s University, focused on To Realize the Development of Transformation in Women’s Colleges and Universities Docking with the National Development Strategy.

Peng Binbai, Deputy Director of the Comprehensive Reform Department of the PRC Ministry of Education
 
    Peng Binbai, Deputy Director of the Comprehensive Reform Department of the PRC Ministry of Education summarized the morning report with his investigation. Peng focused on four points: 1) innovation is the inexhaustible motivation for a country or a nation; 2) there is no haste or anxiety in the reform, transformation of innovation and entrepreneurship in education even though innovation and transformation are very good notions, instead they should be based on scientific research; 3) the government can play a greater role in the development of the university or college innovation and transformation; 4) colleges and universities should develop with the notion of contribution and service.
    The afternoon report was presided over by Professor Li Jianqi, President of Hunan City University, and Professor Ru Wenmin, President of Changzhi University. Vice President of Hunan Institute of Technology Liu Junxue made a speech entitled “Curriculum Reconstruction: The Focus of the Transformation and Development of Local Colleges and Universities”; Deputy Director of Teaching Affairs Office of Xiamen University Xie Huomu made a speech entitled “Four Wheeled Drives to Deepen the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform”; Professor Pan Yilin of The Higher Education Institute of East China University of Science and Technology made a speech entitled “The Demands of the University System to Cultivate Innovative Talents”; Researcher of Hunan University of Technology Li Xinsheng made a speech entitled “Urban Entrepreneurship Education in the Era of Public Innovation and Entrepreneurship”; Dong Yanling, the Teaching Affairs Office Director of Wuhan Bioengineering Institute made a speech entitled “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education in the Restructuring and Development of Wuhan Bioengineering Institute”; Director of the Academic Affairs Office of Huanggang Normal University Xia Qingli’s speech was entitled “Construction and Practice of Entrepreneurship Education System Innovation in Local Applied Universities”; Liao Weiwei, Assistant Director of Higher Education Institute of Anhui University, reported on “Exploration of the Creative and Entrepreneurial Training Model of Art Undergraduate Colleges”.
    Professor Gu Zhengqi, HUAS Party Secretary concluded the seminar as very successful and characteristics with more than 280 experts’ participation. Gu said the 14 wonderful reports, both the theoretical or empirical, are closely linked to the development of the reform, innovation and entrepreneurship education in colleges and universities. The seminar deepens the understanding of reform, reconstruction and development innovation and entrepreneurship education in colleges and universities. Secondly, the seminar is an opportunity to share the experience and practice of reform and transformation and development of innovation and entrepreneurship education in colleges and universities of different areas. Finally, the seminar exchanges the theories about innovation and entrepreneurship education reform in colleges and universities.
    In recent years, HUAS actively responds to the national call to diligently promote the reform, transformation of innovation and entrepreneurship education as the earliest in Hunan Province. In 2014 HUAS was identified as one of the 2 Pilot Universities of Hunan Province for the transformation and development by the Education Department of Hunan Province and became the member of the China Applied Technology University (College) Alliance. After several years of transformation and development, HUAS has explored ways to deepen the transformation with characteristics, which was included in the “Education Reform Briefing” issued by Yuan Guiren, former PRC Minister of Ministry of Education [2016(21)] on March 31, 2016.
    All the experts and scholars enjoyed the theatrical performances entitled Charm of Wuling, typical example of school-enterprise cooperation, collaboration and innovation, co-performed by HUAS, Hunan Art Performance Group, Changde Wuling District Song and Dance Troupe, Changde Caoping Town Song and Dance Troupe.