On August 13, ECNU held a signing ceremony to deepen educational cooperation with the Songjiang District Government. Among the leaders attending the cooperation agreement signing were Chen Qun, vice mayor of Shanghai; Qian Xuhong, president of ECNU; Li Qian, chief executive of Songjiang District; and Li Zhicong, principal of No.2 High School of ECNU.
According to the cooperation agreements, the No.2 High School of ECNU will establish two new campuses located in Songjiang District: the Songjiang branch of No.2 High School of ECNU located in Jiuting Town and Songjiang Experimental School of No.2 High School of ECNU located in Dongjing Town.
Mei Bing, Chair of the University Council, praised the cooperation agreement between ECNU and Songjiang District. Mei stated that, as a university in Shanghai, ECNU prioritizes serving the nation’s strategic needs as a source of motivation for the university’s development.
Mei Bing, Chair of the University Council, delivered her speech.
Moreover, ECNU has been conceiving of and planning on how to make full use of its discipline and talent advantages to facilitate the development of Songjiang district.
Mei Bing also pointed out that ECNU will establish the Songjiang Primary Education Group of ECNU. This group will promote the high-quality and balanced development of local education and dedicate itself to continuously satisfying people’s expectation of high-quality education.
Cheng Xiangmin, party secretary of Songjiang District, thanked ECNU for its long-term unique contribution to social and economic development of the district. He declared that Songjiang district would further deepen the district-university cooperation with ECNU, while strengthening the connection and integration of higher education and basic education and building Songjiang into a city with science and innovation strength.
Cheng Xiangmin, party secretary of Songjiang District, delivered his speech.
Author: Yuan Yiwei
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Editor: Yuan Yiwei