广东石油化工学院高州师范学院(Gaozhou Normal College,Guangdong University of Petrochemical
Guangdong Institute of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering Gaozhou normal University (Gaozhou Normal College,Guangdong University of Petrochemical
Technology) is located in Gaozhou, a famous historical and cultural city in Guangdong Province. The campus area is nearly 300 mu, with a construction area of more than 100,000 square meters. The school is divided into north and south districts, it has modern education and teaching facilities such as teacher education comprehensive skills training center, science and technology hall, teaching building, library, music building, gymnasium, piano room, Haishan hall academic lecture hall, open-air cultural square, standard sports ground, large-scale multimedia studio and so on. The school has realized the gardening of the campus environment, the apartment of the student dormitory and the digital networking of the campus. It is a normal college with a long history, fine tradition, distinctive features and great contribution.
The school was founded in 1930, formerly known as "Maoming County normal School" and "Guangdong Provincial Gaozhou Girls' normal School". In November 1949, the two schools merged into "Guangdong Gaozhou normal School"; in 1970, they changed their name to "Zhanjiang area normal School"; in 1973, they changed their name to "Guangdong Zhanjiang District Gaozhou normal School"; in 1980, the school changed its name to "Guangdong Gaozhou normal School", which is one of the 18 key secondary normal schools in the province; in 1991, the school was designated as the unit of the China-United Nations Children's Fund cooperation to strengthen teacher training project. In 1993, the school tried to run a "three-two-stage" junior college class and became one of the 36 secondary normal schools across the country. In December 2001, with the approval of the people's Government of Guangdong Province, the school was incorporated into Maoming College as a secondary college. Renamed as "Maoming College Gaozhou normal Branch". In May 2010, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, Maoming College changed its name to "Guangdong Institute of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering". At present, the school has 68 teachers with master's degrees, 153teachers with intermediate or above professional titles, and more than 5300 students. There are 13 majors in 10 departments, including Chinese, mathematics, English, music, art, sports, social science, information science, economic management and education.
The school has a glorious revolutionary tradition. In 1942, Li Jia, a Chinese communist party, was admitted to the school; in the following year, she established a party branch as its secretary; in 1944, she served as head of the women's work group in Maoming; later, she took part in the Shaojiu uprising and the South Road Special Committee's armed uprising and died bravely at the age of 28. During the War of Resistance against Japan and the War of Liberation, underground CPC members and guerrilla group members of teachers and students actively participated in the revolutionary movement. many people (such as Zhou Mengji, Lu Shifeng, Zhong Zhengshu, Zheng Guangmin, Liang Deyu, Luo Shuying, etc.) became the backbone of our Party's underground work and revolutionary guerrilla warfare, and made great contributions to the revolutionary cause of our country.
The school has a glorious cultural tradition. Over the past 85 years, the school has conscientiously implemented the educational policy of the party and the state, adhered to the concept of "everything for the lifelong development of the two generations of teachers", and abided by the school motto of "learning high as a teacher and being a model". The school spirit of "love, honesty, strictness and diligence", "moistening things with sound, nurturing invisible" and the style of study of "erudite, thoughtful, careful and innovative" have demonstrated the distinct characteristics of running a school. Over the past 85 years, the school has trained 50,000 outstanding graduates, and the employment rate of previous graduates has reached more than 98%, and the graduates have "high political awareness, hard ideological quality, solid basic skills, and great potential for development." they have a strong comprehensive competitiveness in the society. The number of graduates in the undergraduate examination is increasing year by year, and every year more than 50% of the candidates are admitted by Shenzhen University, Guangzhou University, Lingnan normal University, Guangdong Institute of Petrochemical Technology, Guangdong normal University of Technology and other undergraduate universities.
For more than 80 years, the school has provided strong talent support and intellectual support for the basic education and economic and social development of the whole province, and is known as "the melting pot of revolution in western Guangdong and the cradle of educators in Lingnan". It has been designated as the national "characteristic unit of art education", "continuing education base for primary and secondary school teachers in Guangdong Province", "the eleventh key project of Chinese Education Society", "Action Research on School Mental Health Education" and "Experimental Base School (2007mur2010)". In 2009, the school won the second prize in the Guangdong traditional Wushu Championships; in 2009 and 2010, it was awarded the third prize in the National standardized Chinese character Writing Competition for two consecutive years; in 2010, it was awarded as "Maoming National Unity and Progress Advanced Collective" by the Maoming Municipal Government. It was awarded as "safe and civilized Campus" by Maoming Education Bureau, and "Maoming scholarly Campus" in 2011. In 2012, the school was awarded as "Advanced Collective of higher Education self-study examination in Guangdong Province" and "Advanced Unit for the Establishment of Model Community for National Unity and Progress in Guangdong Province"; in 2013, it was awarded as "Advanced Unit for caring for left-behind Children" by Maoming Municipal Bureau of Education; in 2014, it was awarded as "incorruptible Culture into School demonstration School" by Maoming Municipal Bureau of Education.
The school continues to strengthen the construction of campus culture, inherit the education of artistic characteristics, and cast the campus spirit. In recent years, the school has successfully held a series of activities to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the founding of the school, and held more than 60 expert academic lectures. among them, Li Zhenshun, China's first licensed speaker, Wei Shusheng, contemporary education reformer, Huang Wei, vice president of Guangdong Education Research Institute and doctoral supervisor of Sun Yat-sen University, have come to give lectures. Calligraphy and painting achievements are famous in western Guangdong, and in recent years, more than 100 teachers and students have won awards in provincial and national competitions. The results of the Music and Art Competition are gratifying. In recent years, the school collective and individual teachers and students have repeatedly won provincial awards. For example, in 2011, the school fitness Yangko team represented Maoming City to participate in the second Guangdong Peasant Games and won the first prize in the fitness Yangko competition. In 2013, the school choir won the first prize in the collective performance of the sixth National Aesthetic Education Achievement Exhibition.
Under the correct leadership of Maoming Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Bureau of Education, and with the concern and support of Guangdong Department of Education, Guangdong Institute of Petrochemical Engineering and all walks of life, the school has developed rapidly in recent years. Education, teaching and management have created a good situation of "three three", that is, the "three establishment": the lofty goal of "turning the school into a first-class normal university inside and outside the province". It has established the school-running concept of "everything for the lifelong development of the two generations of teachers", and established the development strategy of the five major projects of "management, quality, team, culture and people's livelihood". The "three breakthroughs": the number of students in school exceeded 5000, reaching more than 5300; the number of graduates of the class of 2014 was promoted to 163.The employment rate of graduates of the class of 2014 exceeded 99%, reaching 99.24%; and the "three major changes": great improvement of the system, great optimization of the environment, and great improvement in quality, which have been highly appraised by superior leaders and people from all walks of life.
Today, inspired by the spirit of the 18th CPC National Congress, the fourth Plenary session of the 18th CPC Central Committee and General Secretary Xi's series of important speeches, the school holds high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics. Under the guidance of Deng Xiaoping Theory, the important thought of "three represents" and the scientific concept of development, we should make every effort to grasp the "three unwavering", adhere to the five steps of the development goal, and adhere to the five major projects of the development strategy. Adhere to the five-in-one development layout unswervingly, actively seize development opportunities, deepen reform, coordinate innovation, forge ahead, and gather the positive energy of school development, actively provide talent support and intellectual guarantee for Guangdong Province to create a "southern education highland" and Maoming City to create a "strong education city", and forge ahead towards the great goal of "turning the school into a first-class normal university inside and outside the province".
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