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Opening Ceremony of the 2nd Academic Affairs Directors Forum of National Finance and Economics Universities Unveiled

Date:  2020-12-09 17:15:07  Click:

From November 19th to 20th, the 2nd Academic Affairs Directors Forum of National Finance and Economics Universities was held at JUFE. The opening ceremony was attended by JUFE President Deng Hui as well as 60 directors of academic affairs from more than 40 finance and economics universities.

Deng Hui extended a warm welcome to the guests and experts and expressed his hearty appreciation for their guidance in school management. He briefed the attendees on basic information about JUFE and shared his hopes that the participants would actively engage in brainstorming and put forward new ideas and insights that would contribute to an upgraded curriculum construction and talent training model.

Li Hailong, Deputy Secretary-General of the Higher Financial & Economic Education Branch of China Higher Education Association, introduced the theme and thanked JUFE for its thoughtful arrangements and meticulous preparations.  

The forum consisted of eight themed reports, among which 5 of them were about the construction of new liberal arts programs and 3 concerned the sharing of quality teaching resources. In terms of the construction of new liberal arts programs, Deng Hui gave a keynote report titled Synchronous Learning of Liberal Arts and Science, Integration of Data and FinancePractice of New Liberal Arts Construction in Local Finance and Economic Universities and pointed out that the finance and economics universities nationwide are facing two major challenges, namely, the digitization of industrial economy and the socialization of higher education. Additionally, he stressed the significance of optimizing program structure, building cross-discipline subjects, characteristic majors and cross-curricular programs, and strengthening collaboration between industry and education. Vice President Meng Hao of Tianjin University of Finance and Economics delivered a speech themed Training of New Financial Talents: Thoughts on its Concept, Connotation and Methods and shared his views on three aspects: the importance of new finance and economics education, the orientation of new finance and economics education, and the methods of training new financial talents. Li Zhisheng, Director of Academic Affairs and Assistant to the President of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, set forth the theoretical basis, characteristic measures and original ideas of the talent training mode with the in-depth integration of economics and law in the context of new liberal arts. Centering on the theme of Reform and Practice of Cultivating High-quality Global Governance Talents-Exploration of the Construction of First-class Undergraduate Programs in UIBE, Jiang Xianling, Director of Academic Affairs of the University of International Business and Economics, introduced how to cultivate high-quality talents in global governance and expressed her views on the construction of first-class undergraduate programs. Jing Tingru, Director of Academic Affairs of Anhui University of Finance and Economics, presented his school’s practices in building new economics and management programs as well as cultivating innovative talents in five aspects: value guidance, specialty optimization, course quality improvement, model innovation, and quality assurance.

In terms of teaching resource sharing, Zhu Chenghong, Deputy Director of Higher Education Division of the Department of Education of Jiangxi Province, gave a report titled “Pool High-quality Resources to Build the First-class Undergraduate Programs and shared Jiangxi’s actions and achievements in the comprehensive evaluation of specialties, the sharing of curriculum resources, virtual simulation teaching, as well as books and information resources, and talent cultivation underpinned by the integration of industry and education. Li Hailong introduced the main tasks undertaken by the E-MOOCs Alliance and stated that finance and economics universities should seize the opportunity of new liberal arts optimization to build and share high-quality teaching resources. Zhang Xiaogang, Deputy Director of the Economic and Management Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center of Renmin University of China, shared her experience in constructing first-rate courses opened for virtual simulation teaching and building resource sharing platforms and asked for deliberation of the evaluation index system of virtual simulation teaching.

After the theme reports, the attendees exchanged ideas on the building of new liberal arts programs, majors and curriculum resources, which demonstrated the expertise of the staff working on academic affairs.

     

​In the closing ceremony, Liao Guoqiong, Director of Academic Affairs of JUFE, concluded that the forum had witnessed a lively discussion on innovation and transformation and representatives’ sharing their explorations made in upgrading finance and economics, business studies as well as economics and management, which made the forum a good platform for mutual learning. At last, the flag of the forum was handed over to Shanxi University of Finance and Economics, indicating that the 3rd Academic Affairs Director Forum will be held there.