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The National Conference on Education has been held in Beijing. This is the 4th education conference, 11 years after the 3rd one. All members of the CPC central Committee's Politburo Standing Committee attending the two-day meeting. President Hu Jintao stresses that the implementation of the coutnry's medium-to-long-term education reform and development guideline is key to the country's education modernization drive.
Top on the agenda of the conference is the implementation of the spirit of the National Outline of Medium and Long-term Educational Reform and Development. Drafted in 2008, the Outline has gone through more than 20 months of amendments and input from the public. It will be issued and take effect in mid-July. The Conference agreed that the outline is not only the guide for the development of China's education over the next 10 years, but also a summary of China's achievements in education. According to the Outline, China would make education a strategic priority. Governments at all levels should guarantee capital and public resources for education. By 2020, China will realize education modernization.
|President Hu Jintao stresses that the implementation of |
the coutnry's medium-to-long-term education reform and
development guideline is key to the country's education