In order to deeply study and implement Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and the guiding principles of the 20th CPC National Congress, especially to study the guiding principles of the keynote speech made by General Secretary Xi Jinping at the fifth group study session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee as well as the guidelines of the important instructions in the letter to the representatives of the nation's outstanding teachers, to push forward the implementation of the decisions of the reform in construction of the teacher force, to carry out the labor and skill competitions of the education system on a sustained basis, and to foster high-quality, well structured and professional faculty members with high morals and superb skills, the School of Journalism and Communication held the first teaching competition for young teachers on November 23.
The School has made overall planning and formulated the Work Plan for the Teaching Competition for Young Teachers in the School of Journalism and Communication, which clarifies the purpose, principles, participants, content and process, composition of judge panel and scoring standards of the competition.
The participating teachers attached great importance to the competition by meticulously preparing for the competition, and conducted a 15 min teaching demonstration through the “student-free class method.
The judges included Secretary of the School’s CPC Committee Ma Changhong, Dean Liu Yadong, Vice Dean Chen Peng, and Professor Liu Zhongbo, Professor Zhong Shenjun, as well as Associate Professor Ma Ruijie, who has won awards in municipal teaching competitions. The judges provided comments and guidance to the contestants through multi-level and comprehensive evaluations, including teaching design, integration of ideological and political elements into the curriculum, on-site demonstration, writing of teaching reflections, optimization of PowerPoint slides, and blackboard design.
This competition has built a teaching exchange platform for young teachers in the School, enabling them to exhibit their teaching level, improve themselves, learn skills from each other, and complements their strengths and weaknesses and greatly stimulating young teachers to devote to their teaching career. It has fully leveraged the leading and exemplary role of the event in improving teacher abilities and qualities, created a teaching atmosphere of promoting teaching skills through competitions, advancing training through competitions, and boosting communication through competitions, and helped improve the teaching quality and personal development of the teachers in the School.
The competition granted first and second prizes, and the first prize winners are Yu Mengli, Wang Ruoxuan, Tian Yizhou, Li Chenping, Wu Yike, and Zhou Peiyuan, who were then recommended to the University competition.