In the government work reports of NPC and CPPCC this year, Premier clearly pointed out “developing fair and quality education”. The government will continuously focus on supporting education. Education has now become a special industry to create economic and social benefits, which is different from other industries.
Cer-Zhicheng International School continues the marine culture of Pingtan, which is integrated with inclusiveness and openness. It inherits the glorious history of Beijing Thirty-five High School, based on the rich experience and strong running strength of CERNET Education.
The quantity and history of marine cultural resources in Pingtan area enabled Fujian important resource in the core area of the maritime Silk Road in the Twenty-first Century, and also the cultural capital and congenital advantage for construction of the “comprehensive pilot area” by Pingtan people.
The establishment of Pingtan “comprehensive pilot area” will help speed up the peaceful reunification of China, improve the layout of the coastal development of western coast, form a new opening channel to the outside world, and help build new economic growth poles for the capital city. All these conditions of Pingtan, undoubtedly, are of great significance to the settlement of Cer-Zhicheng International School.
Beijing Thirty-fifth High School was founded in 1923 and formerly named Zhicheng High School. Li Dazhao, Deng Cuiying and other founding directors of the school formulated the school’s mission, which was “to change the national backwardness, to develop education, to cultivate the pillars of society and to make the students believe that where there is a will, there is a way”. Such a spirit of “teaching for the rise of Chinese nation” has become the cultural legacy of Beijing Thirty-fifth High School.
Nine decades of trials and hardships saw several generations of hard work of Beijing Thirty-fifth High School. With a long history of culture, all the teachers and students of the school passed the flame from generation to generation, established the school motto of seeking truth and beauty with sincere, courage and diligence in a strict manner, and formed their own unique campus culture.
In adherence to the school motto of seeking truth and beauty with sincere, courage and diligence in a strict manner, the school prioritizes moral education, focuses on teaching, and takes the student as the main body and the classroom teaching as the main channel. The school has laid solid foundation for the comprehensive and personal development of the students, under its education values of overweighing growth than success and morality than performance, as well as its teaching values of overweighing learning skills than learning well and grasping thinking methods than obtaining knowledge.
CERNET Education is the largest subsidiary of the CERNET, the only company directly under the Ministry of Education of China. Led by the Ministry of Education and Tsinghua University, CERNET Education is mainly engaged in Internet Plus international education, and devoted to the development and integration of advanced communication network, information technology and high quality international education resources and curricula.
Domestically, CERNET Education provides comprehensive solutions to one-stop services and consultations that lead future technology, including curricula, teachers, teaching methods, higher school entrance, educational administration platform and management. Internationally, CERNET Education provides for Chinese overseas students with omnibearing quality services in the areas of study, living, higher school entrance, internship, employment and business startup. Both sides are of mutual independence and smooth convergence committed to cultivate international talents based on China and oriented to the world.
The establishment of Cer-Zhicheng High School will promote the development of culture and education in Pingtan area, greatly improve the backward situation of education wherein, benefit the upgrade of educational level and overall quality of local residents, provide talent storage for future social development of Pingtan area, and play an important role in long-term healthy development of the society.