The 12th National Academic Degree and Graduate Education Evaluation Conference Held in NJUCM
    
The 12th National Academic Degree and Graduate Education Evaluation Conference, hosted by the Evaluation Committee of Chinese Society of Academic Degrees and Graduate Education, organized by the Jiangsu Education Department  and Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, was held in Nanjing from December 6 to 7, 2018. 
 
The National Academic Degree and Graduate Education Evaluation Conference

Hong Dayong, Vice Director, Office of the State Council’s Academic Degree Committee, Director of MOE’s Dept. of Academic Management and Graduate Education, Xu Zimin, Vice Chair of Jiangsu Provincial Educational Committee, Zeng Tianshan, Vice Dean of National Institute of Education Sciences, Cheng Chun, Chair of University Administrative Council, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Huang Baoyin, Director of MOE’s Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center, as well as Vice Chair members of the evaluation committee including Hu Gang, President of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Vice Chair of Jiangsu Provincial CPPCC Committee, Lin Mengquan, Deputy Director of MOE’s Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center, Bai Haili, Vice Chair of Tianjing Municipal Educational Committee, Ding Xuemei, Vice President of Harbin Institute of Technology, Vice Chair of Chinese Society of Academic Degrees and Graduate Education, Zhang Shulin, once as Vice President, University of Science and Technology of China, also Vice Chair of Chinese Society of Academic Degree and Graduate Education, Hao Tongliang, Director of Graduate Education Division, MOE’s Dept. of Academic Degree Management and Graduate Education, etc. attended the conference. Members of the Evaluation Committee of Chinese Society of Academic Degree and Graduate Education, Representatives of academic degree offices on provincial level, representatives of brother societies, representatives of academic journals, authors of selected papers as well as graduate education institutions participated in the conference, which was chaired by Huang Baoyin. Hong Dayong, Xu Zimin, Cheng Chun etc. delivered speeches on the conference respectively. During the opening ceremony of the 12th National Academic Degree and Graduate Education Conference, the authors of excellent papers received their awards. 
 
Huang Baoyin, Director of MOE’s Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center, Chief Member of the Evaluation Committee chairing the opening ceremony and delivering a keynote report on the conference 
 
Hong Dayong, Vice Director, Office of the State Council’s Academic Degree Committee, Director of MOE’s Dept. of Academic Management and Graduate Education delivering a speech and making a keynote report for the conference
 
Xu Zimin, Vice Chair of Jiangsu Provincial Educational Committee delivering a speech
 
Cheng Chun, Chair of University Administrative Council, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine delivering a speech
 
The authors of excellent paper receiving their awards on the conference

The conference was held against the background of educational workforce implementing Xi Jinping’s significant speech on education and the national educational congress’ spirits. Themed on “The Evaluation of Graduate Education with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era”, the conference has conducted exchanges and discussions in the topics ranging from a theoretical and practical study on the evaluation of efficacy in moral education, research and practices of evaluating systems for disciplinary level, evaluation research on high-level universities, research and practices of evaluation for faculty team in the new era, a theoretical and practical study of evaluation on academic degree paper classification, the evaluation methods and technological research in the new technological backgrounds such as the large data.   
 
Ding Xuemei, Vice President of Harbin Institute of Technology, Vice Chair of Chinese Society of Academic Degree and Graduate Education chairing the conference reports

After the opening ceremony, Director Hong Dayong delivered the keynote report entitled “Leaping towards a strong nation in graduate education”. His report elaborated in seven aspects ranging from the developing opportunity and strategical status of graduate education, the main features of a strong nation in graduate education, the efforts to be made for building a strong nation in graduate education in the new era. Director Hong pointed out that as a strong nation in graduate education, it should possess a high-level confidence in education, a scientific mechanism of high efficiency, a graduate education standard worthy of spreading out, a high caliber faculty team, a universal attraction for excellent students, a significant discovery maker of originality, a global influence producer etc., and introduced a series of important measures to be taken to build a strong nation in graduate education. 


Director Huang Baoyin made a keynote speech entitled “A Facilitation of High-level Disciplinary Construction by High-level Disciplinary Evaluation”. He elaborated on the  graduate education’s transition into a new historical period, the basic experiences and practices of disciplinary evaluation with Chinese characteristics, studying and implementing the spirits of national educational congress, grasping the new requirements in evaluating the disciplinary construction and deepening reform, facilitating the high-level disciplinary construction by high-level evaluation. He concluded the main features of disciplinary evaluation version 1.0 and 2.0, proposed that the future version 3.0 disciplinary evaluation system of global standards and Chinese characteristics should make extra efforts in the five aspects of evaluation directions, evaluation systems, evaluation methods, international influence and classified evaluation. He called for building a professional evaluation agency with Chinese characteristics and global influence in response to the new era and new mission, striving to construct a disciplinary evaluation system with Chinese characteristics and meeting up with global standards. 


Zeng Tianshan, Vice Dean of National Institute of Education Sciences made a keynote report entitled “Facilitating the Talent’s Cultivation in the New Era by Scientific Evaluation”, elaborating on the significant meaning of educational evaluation system, the formation process of educational evaluation system, the historical functional of the existing educational evaluation, the realistic harm done by “Five Only” educational evaluation, the step-by-step overcoming of “Five Only” as obstinate diseases, and building a more scientific educational evaluation systems. 
 
Zeng Tianshan, Vice Dean of National Institute of Education Sciences making a keynote report
 
Zhang Shulin, once as Vice President, University of Science and Technology of China chairing the conference reports

In addition, the conference invited Xie Xiaolin, Vice President of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wang Rui, Vice Chair and Vice Dean of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Liu Haifeng, Director of Examination Research Center, Xiamen University, Bai Haili, Vice Chair of Tianjin Municipal Committee of Education, Hu Gang, President of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine to deliver reports. Jiang Yunbao, Vice President of Xiamen University, Guan Shaokang, Vice President of Zhengzhou University, Zhou Guangli, Vice Dean of School of Education, Renmin University of China, Zhou Tianhua, Dean of Graduate School, Zhejiang University, Bie Chaohong, Director of Office of Disciplinary Planning and Construction, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Liao Wenhe, Vice President of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Shu Hongchun, Vice President of Kunming University of Science and Technology, Li Yingmin, Dean of Graduate School, Chongqing University, Cai Sanfa, Vice Director of Dept. of Development Planning, Tongji University as well as the evaluation committee members and specially invited delegates participated the parallel satellite forums. The recipients of Excellent Paper Awards representatives including Gao Xing, Ding Minli, Chen Yan, Xu Longbin, Wang Chuanyi, Qi Xinghua, Jin Xing attended the satellite forum reports. 
 
Xie Xiaolin, Vice President of Huazhong University of Science and Technology making a keynote report
 
Vice Chair and Vice Dean of Shanghai Conservatory of Music making a keynote report
 
Liu Haifeng, Director of Examination Research Center, Xiamen University making a keynote report
 
Bai Haili, Vice Chair of Tianjing Municipal Educational Committee making a keynote report

President Hu Gang made a keynote report entitled “ Quality being the priority, process being the fundamental—promoting the connotation development of graduate education”. He briefly introduced the basics of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, reiterated the spirit of Science, and put forward that the emphasis of high-level disciplinary evaluation should be made on the evaluation of whether a president is outstanding or not, a supervisor is qualified or not , and students meeting up to excellency or not. He stressed that we should build and improve an evaluation system for scientific talents that is directed at assessing the innovative capability, quality and contribution. By restraining from “Five only”in a truth sense,the evaluation system with Chinese characteristics can thereby be constructed.  
 
Hu Gang, Vice Chair Member of the Evaluation Committee, President of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine making a keynote report

There has been much response among the attendees on the conference. They mostly conveyed that as a conference after the China’s academic degree and graduate education entering the new era, it serves as the first conference organized by the new evaluation committee. The reports presented on the conference are of high standing with clear thinking and solid measures, and are highly instructive to the graduate nurturing and disciplinary construction. By studying and exchanging, sharing the true knowledge and insightful thinking, amassing academic resources widely, making academic friendship, the participants will enlarge their vision and build up partnership, so as to better serve the cause of China’s academic degree and graduate education.  


 

The 12th National Academic Degree and Graduate Education Evaluation Conference Held in NJUCM

The 12th National Academic Degree and Graduate Education Evaluation Conference, hosted by the Evaluation Committee of Chinese Society of Academic Degrees and Graduate Education, organized by the Jiangsu Education Department  and Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, was held in Nanjing from December 6 to 7, 2018. 
 
The National Academic Degree and Graduate Education Evaluation Conference

Hong Dayong, Vice Director, Office of the State Council’s Academic Degree Committee, Director of MOE’s Dept. of Academic Management and Graduate Education, Xu Zimin, Vice Chair of Jiangsu Provincial Educational Committee, Zeng Tianshan, Vice Dean of National Institute of Education Sciences, Cheng Chun, Chair of University Administrative Council, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Huang Baoyin, Director of MOE’s Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center, as well as Vice Chair members of the evaluation committee including Hu Gang, President of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Vice Chair of Jiangsu Provincial CPPCC Committee, Lin Mengquan, Deputy Director of MOE’s Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center, Bai Haili, Vice Chair of Tianjing Municipal Educational Committee, Ding Xuemei, Vice President of Harbin Institute of Technology, Vice Chair of Chinese Society of Academic Degrees and Graduate Education, Zhang Shulin, once as Vice President, University of Science and Technology of China, also Vice Chair of Chinese Society of Academic Degree and Graduate Education, Hao Tongliang, Director of Graduate Education Division, MOE’s Dept. of Academic Degree Management and Graduate Education, etc. attended the conference. Members of the Evaluation Committee of Chinese Society of Academic Degree and Graduate Education, Representatives of academic degree offices on provincial level, representatives of brother societies, representatives of academic journals, authors of selected papers as well as graduate education institutions participated in the conference, which was chaired by Huang Baoyin. Hong Dayong, Xu Zimin, Cheng Chun etc. delivered speeches on the conference respectively. During the opening ceremony of the 12th National Academic Degree and Graduate Education Conference, the authors of excellent papers received their awards. 
 
Huang Baoyin, Director of MOE’s Academic Degree and Graduate Education Development Center, Chief Member of the Evaluation Committee chairing the opening ceremony and delivering a keynote report on the conference 
 
Hong Dayong, Vice Director, Office of the State Council’s Academic Degree Committee, Director of MOE’s Dept. of Academic Management and Graduate Education delivering a speech and making a keynote report for the conference
 
Xu Zimin, Vice Chair of Jiangsu Provincial Educational Committee delivering a speech
 
Cheng Chun, Chair of University Administrative Council, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine delivering a speech
 
The authors of excellent paper receiving their awards on the conference

The conference was held against the background of educational workforce implementing Xi Jinping’s significant speech on education and the national educational congress’ spirits. Themed on “The Evaluation of Graduate Education with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era”, the conference has conducted exchanges and discussions in the topics ranging from a theoretical and practical study on the evaluation of efficacy in moral education, research and practices of evaluating systems for disciplinary level, evaluation research on high-level universities, research and practices of evaluation for faculty team in the new era, a theoretical and practical study of evaluation on academic degree paper classification, the evaluation methods and technological research in the new technological backgrounds such as the large data.   
 
Ding Xuemei, Vice President of Harbin Institute of Technology, Vice Chair of Chinese Society of Academic Degree and Graduate Education chairing the conference reports

After the opening ceremony, Director Hong Dayong delivered the keynote report entitled “Leaping towards a strong nation in graduate education”. His report elaborated in seven aspects ranging from the developing opportunity and strategical status of graduate education, the main features of a strong nation in graduate education, the efforts to be made for building a strong nation in graduate education in the new era. Director Hong pointed out that as a strong nation in graduate education, it should possess a high-level confidence in education, a scientific mechanism of high efficiency, a graduate education standard worthy of spreading out, a high caliber faculty team, a universal attraction for excellent students, a significant discovery maker of originality, a global influence producer etc., and introduced a series of important measures to be taken to build a strong nation in graduate education. 


Director Huang Baoyin made a keynote speech entitled “A Facilitation of High-level Disciplinary Construction by High-level Disciplinary Evaluation”. He elaborated on the  graduate education’s transition into a new historical period, the basic experiences and practices of disciplinary evaluation with Chinese characteristics, studying and implementing the spirits of national educational congress, grasping the new requirements in evaluating the disciplinary construction and deepening reform, facilitating the high-level disciplinary construction by high-level evaluation. He concluded the main features of disciplinary evaluation version 1.0 and 2.0, proposed that the future version 3.0 disciplinary evaluation system of global standards and Chinese characteristics should make extra efforts in the five aspects of evaluation directions, evaluation systems, evaluation methods, international influence and classified evaluation. He called for building a professional evaluation agency with Chinese characteristics and global influence in response to the new era and new mission, striving to construct a disciplinary evaluation system with Chinese characteristics and meeting up with global standards. 


Zeng Tianshan, Vice Dean of National Institute of Education Sciences made a keynote report entitled “Facilitating the Talent’s Cultivation in the New Era by Scientific Evaluation”, elaborating on the significant meaning of educational evaluation system, the formation process of educational evaluation system, the historical functional of the existing educational evaluation, the realistic harm done by “Five Only” educational evaluation, the step-by-step overcoming of “Five Only” as obstinate diseases, and building a more scientific educational evaluation systems. 
 
Zeng Tianshan, Vice Dean of National Institute of Education Sciences making a keynote report
 
Zhang Shulin, once as Vice President, University of Science and Technology of China chairing the conference reports

In addition, the conference invited Xie Xiaolin, Vice President of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wang Rui, Vice Chair and Vice Dean of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Liu Haifeng, Director of Examination Research Center, Xiamen University, Bai Haili, Vice Chair of Tianjin Municipal Committee of Education, Hu Gang, President of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine to deliver reports. Jiang Yunbao, Vice President of Xiamen University, Guan Shaokang, Vice President of Zhengzhou University, Zhou Guangli, Vice Dean of School of Education, Renmin University of China, Zhou Tianhua, Dean of Graduate School, Zhejiang University, Bie Chaohong, Director of Office of Disciplinary Planning and Construction, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Liao Wenhe, Vice President of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Shu Hongchun, Vice President of Kunming University of Science and Technology, Li Yingmin, Dean of Graduate School, Chongqing University, Cai Sanfa, Vice Director of Dept. of Development Planning, Tongji University as well as the evaluation committee members and specially invited delegates participated the parallel satellite forums. The recipients of Excellent Paper Awards representatives including Gao Xing, Ding Minli, Chen Yan, Xu Longbin, Wang Chuanyi, Qi Xinghua, Jin Xing attended the satellite forum reports. 
 
Xie Xiaolin, Vice President of Huazhong University of Science and Technology making a keynote report
 
Vice Chair and Vice Dean of Shanghai Conservatory of Music making a keynote report
 
Liu Haifeng, Director of Examination Research Center, Xiamen University making a keynote report
 
Bai Haili, Vice Chair of Tianjing Municipal Educational Committee making a keynote report

President Hu Gang made a keynote report entitled “ Quality being the priority, process being the fundamental—promoting the connotation development of graduate education”. He briefly introduced the basics of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, reiterated the spirit of Science, and put forward that the emphasis of high-level disciplinary evaluation should be made on the evaluation of whether a president is outstanding or not, a supervisor is qualified or not , and students meeting up to excellency or not. He stressed that we should build and improve an evaluation system for scientific talents that is directed at assessing the innovative capability, quality and contribution. By restraining from “Five only”in a truth sense,the evaluation system with Chinese characteristics can thereby be constructed.  
 
Hu Gang, Vice Chair Member of the Evaluation Committee, President of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine making a keynote report

There has been much response among the attendees on the conference. They mostly conveyed that as a conference after the China’s academic degree and graduate education entering the new era, it serves as the first conference organized by the new evaluation committee. The reports presented on the conference are of high standing with clear thinking and solid measures, and are highly instructive to the graduate nurturing and disciplinary construction. By studying and exchanging, sharing the true knowledge and insightful thinking, amassing academic resources widely, making academic friendship, the participants will enlarge their vision and build up partnership, so as to better serve the cause of China’s academic degree and graduate education.