On March 24th, 2016, STEM Education Foundation team was invited to visit national distinctive CCNU ( short for Central China Normal University), sited in Wuhan, and met with CCNU party secretary professor Ma Min, vice president professor Huang Yionglin, vice president professor Li Xiangnong, CCNU digital education resource center director professor Wang Jixin and other experts.
Under the school’s arrangement, STEM team visited two national research center: “Digital learning engineering technology research center ", "information and foundation education balanced development of collaborative innovation center". In educational information and digital instruction respect, CCNU not only has remarkable research achievements, but also has obvious practical effects. Especially in the primary education balanced development and educational poverty alleviation, CCNU has made pioneering exploration, proposed the "two-trial” teaching mode", "remote real-time teaching mode" and so on, and achieved fruitful results, which received consistent high praise by the ministry of education and the relevant provincial and municipal leadership. It is significant to the balanced development of education resources in the backward regions.
Afterwards, STEM Education Foundation team had a friendly discussion with CCNU leaders. STEM Education Foundation secretary general Mr. Harrison Xia gave a highly appreciation to the achievements in educational information aspect that CCNU obtained, and deeply approved concept of accurate educational poverty alleviation proposed in two sessions by party secretary professor Ma Min. Meanwhile, Mr. Harrison Xia introduced vision & mission of STEM Education Foundation to present leaders, especially the achievements of donating distance satellite real-time education network program in Gui Zhou and Yun Nan province, as well as educational poverty alleviation in Uganda Africa.
Party secretary professor Ma Min detailed concept of accurate educational poverty alleviation proposed in two sessions, which aroused a huge response in domestic educational circle. He said, both sides complementing with each other with advantages. CCNU is good in educational information and educational balance, STEM Education Foundation is leading in distance education with satellite communication technology. Cooperation between the two sides will widely improve remote poor areas, especially education problem in the Internet can't cover area. Party secretary Ma Min expressed that the cooperation has solid base and broad prospects, the two teams should finish the workface linking as soon as possible and will sign a strategic cooperation agreement.
L: Member of the National Committee of CPPCC and CCNU party secretary professor Ma Min
R: STEM Education Foundation Mr. Harrison Xia