Chengdu Wuhou District Further Education Center For Teachers
Chengdu Wuhou District Teacher Continuing Education Centre is located at the No. 11, Guojiaqiao Street West, covering an area of 6.9 mu. The Center has beautiful environment, equipped with an Academic Office which have a capacity of holding more than 400 people, multi-functional lecture hall, a small private meeting room, 15 classrooms and Wuhou teacher House which is used for academic exchanging of information and reference room for teachers. The center has become a good place in which teachers in Wuhou District are learning and training.
The Centre has a total of 44 faculty members, including 40 teaching and research staffs. Subject teachers are fully equipped. Science, Mathematics, English, information technology and education theory subjects all are provided with fixed number of teachers and posts. They have clear responsibilities and reasonable structure. There are about 95.19% of full-time and part-time faculties got bachelor's degree, of which 19 were senior teachers, 1 special grade teacher, 1 municipal education experts, 1 teacher who won the award of a special allowance from the Government of Chengdu city, 4 city subject leaders and 13 who finished graduate courses.
The Centre has innovatively put forward a teacher training system which is to combine training, education and research, information technology education, research, organizing student activities as one that called "five in one" plus "attached primary school ". It has formed seven functional centers, namely "Teaching and Research Center", "cadres of teacher training center", "Teacher Learning and Resource Center", "Education Policy Advisory Centre", "Organization Student Activities Center," "Community Education Center" and "Vocational Education Center ".
The education department in Sichuan province has organized an Expert Group to conduct an examination and assessment for the center. In March 2004, they grant the Center honorary title of "model of the first county in Sichuan teacher training institutions,"
To build up Wuhou District Teacher Continuing Education Center into a "national model county-level teacher training institution" has become a cooperate effort of Wuhou District People's Government, the District Education Bureau and the District teacher Continuing Education Center.