Minister of Basic Education of South Africa Visits ECNU



To learn about China’s development and information in basic education, the delegation led by Angie Motshekga, Minister of Basic Education of South Africa, visited ECNU on Feb 27.


On behalf of the University, Tong Shijun sends a gift to Ms. Angie Motshekga.


On behalf of the University, Tong Shijun, Chairman of the University Council, met the delegation and introduced the international development of ECNU, especially its cooperation with Africa. According to Tong, Ms. Angie Motshekga’s visit will further expand and deepen the communication and cooperation between ECNU and South Africa.


The delegation have a group photo with experts of ECNU.


At the meeting held in Yifu Building, Ren Youqun, Vice President & Vice Chairman of the University Council, and directors of relevant departments introduced ECNU’s development in international cooperation, basic education, curriculum & pedagogy, preschool & special education, training for secondary principals, African studies, digital educational technology and equipment, and the Master of Education Program for Developing Countries to the delegation.



Ms. Angie Motshekga makes a speech on the overview of South Africa Education  in ECNU.


Ms. Angie Motshekga expressed her appreciation for the hospitality of ECNU and spoke highly of the University’s achievement in education, especially in basic education, African studies, digital educational technology and equipment. She said the visit would play a very important role in the promotion of Sino-Africa exchanges, especially in the cooperation of basic education between China and South Africa.


Ms. Angie Motshekga accept interviews at the news conference.


In ECNU, Ms. Angie Motshekga made a keynote speech on the overview of South Africa Education in recent 20 years and accepted interviews on the development of basic education, as well as exchanges and cooperation between China and Africa at the press conference held after her speech.


Ms. Angie Motshekga communicates with students of the Primary School Attatched to ECNU.

The delegation visit the No.2 Secondary School Attatched to ECNU.


During the visit, the delegation also visited the No.2 Secondary School Attached to ECNU and the Primary School Attached to ECNU, and Angie Motshekga had face-to-face communications with students of the two schools.



Written by: Liu Jinyu


East China Normal University