According to the 2018 government work report, we should strengthen the comprehensive reform of education, and successfully complete the tasks of the first round of comprehensive reform of college entrance examination; we should form the implementation opinions on promoting the regional education featured with resource sharing and pair assistance, with establishing and launching Shanghai Qingpu World Foreign Language School (QWFLS) and starting to build Shanghai Qingpu Pinghe Bilingual School (QPBS). It is to prioritize the development of educational undertakings. Carrying out the basic task of forming moral system for cultivating talents, we should persist to improve the quality of running schools, boost the comprehensive education reform, further promote the regional education featured with resource sharing and pair assistance, and explore the new mechanism of towns participating in school management, striving to maintain good schools in the district.
Zhao Huiqin, Chief of the CPC District Committee, led to survey QWFLS and QPBS on the morning of September 18, with officials including Han Shunfang, Deputy Chief of the CPC District Committee, Chen Qingjiang, Standing Member of the CPC District Committee and Deputy District Governor, participating in the survey.
Practically visiting the schools and listening to the related operation situation, Zhao pointed out that the district will build the education service brand, which is rated as an important composition of constructing the development system of Jiangnan culture and optimizing the regional business environment. Focusing on fueling the comprehensive education reform, we should increase the connotation of education, and strive to create an education highland with dominance and clouts. It is hoped that the outstanding education resources are rooted in the district for development, seriously creating refined education. The CPC District Committee and the District Government will, as always, offer the supply in fields of resources, talent policy, environmental governance and supporting services and others, and work together to make the district’s education as a bright regional business card.
QWFLS is a branch opened in the district by Shanghai World Foreign Language Education Group, which is a sixteen-year coherent school from kindergarten to high school. In 2016, it enrolled the first batch of 60 students, with 2 classes. In the fall of 2017, its primary department enrolled 3 classes for the first grade, with a total of 90 students. And its junior department starts the enrollment in 2018.
Based on the experience of running school by World Foreign Language Primary School for 24 years, the primary department of the QWFLS has integrated the local courses with UOI curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Organization of the PYP to form its own unique curriculum, namely, the integrated WFL curriculum system. Called “4+1”, the mode means that the students will learn the sub-disciplines of the domestic curriculum in 4 days of a week, and will study the UOI-themed questioning and inquiry course of the PYP.
The graduates of the primary department of QWFLS will enter into the junior department if reaching the standards in accordance with the five-year processing evaluation results and one-time subject test only.
Invested by Shanghai Tixue Education Technology Co., Ltd., QPBS is operated and managed by Shanghai Pinghe Bilingual School through commission. Located at No. 6, Zhujiajiao Road of the district, QPBS under construction has the qualification of independent legal entity.
QPBS implements the development strategy of refined school, clarifies the school orientation, educational mission, and the education goal of adhering to the holistic education concept, providing students with international, diversified and individualized education. In order to make students to be the best version of themselves, QPBS has carefully designed the holistic curriculum system, which includes the national basic curriculum and the school-based curriculum of high-quality international education.