On January 23, Secretary of the Party Group and Minister Chen Baosheng of the Ministry of Education pointed out at the National Education Work Conference that the current influence of China’s education world is accelerating. In 2016, the number of students studying in China exceeded 440,000, and the total number of students and students in the country of origin was 205. China has become the first destination country in Asia and the third in the world. During the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Chen Baosheng stated that by 2049, China’s education will be firmly established at the center of the world’s education, and China will become the most desired destination for overseas students in the world.
1. Come to China to open a wonderful life
"Why did you choose to study in China?" Each foreign student's answer is different.
"People often ask me why did you choose to study in China instead of going to other countries? Being able to become a Chinese friend becomes a volunteer for the Chinese society. In my opinion, this is a great job.” Mohammad from Pakistan Amir said.
In Amil's view, compared with the United States, he can obtain a better education environment in China, and indeed it is. “On the one hand, my doctoral supervisor, Liao Qiang, is one of the best teachers at Chongqing University. He helped and supported me in completing my experimental project. He gave me a lot of confidence. On the other hand, I was elected as the chairman of the International Students’ Union. This provided me with an excellent opportunity to train and improve my skills and test my qualities as a leader.” Amir told Xiao Bian that his studies in China are always so happy and fulfilling, Yu, he also participated in many activities. In these large and small activities, he learned a lot about Chinese culture, and at the same time, he also contributed his own wisdom to the harmony, goodness, and progress of the local community. He gained respect and appreciation from the local people. He felt that it was the most What excited him.
2, more secure employment for employment
More than a year ago, an "Applicant for Overseas Students in China" attracted people's attention. The article described the twists and turns of foreign students seeking employment in China. In 2016, the data collected by the first recruitment conference for overseas students in China showed that among the international students participating in the job fair, the proportion of those who wish to stay in China is as high as 95%. What is the employment situation of international students in China today?
On January 5, Andrea, a student at Nankai University, attended a special job fair—the 2018th International Student Career Fair at Nankai University. At this job fair, Chinese companies provided overseas students with various positions such as market development, legal contracts, personnel administration, and project management. Andrei from Kazakhstan believes that China has many excellent companies and a lot of room for development. This scene has made him a great success.
This is due to China's policy support for the employment of foreign students in China. In early 2017, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, issued the “Notice on Permitting Employment of Outstanding Foreign College Graduates in China” to relax the conditions for the employment of foreign college graduates in China, and some qualified foreigners College graduates can work in China without a work experience.
In addition to ensuring the employment of foreign students, China has paid more attention to the daily management of students coming to China. The “Administrative Measures for International Student Enrollment and Training for Schools” implemented in July last year is more scientific in terms of student recruitment, teaching, school management, scholarships, social management, and supervision and management. It is the highest level of study in China. In order to build a sound management and teaching team, the Ministry of Education has organized 17 training courses for management cadres who come to China to study abroad. More than 2400 overseas management cadres have benefited from it; the central government has continued to increase input from Chinese government scholarships, and there were nearly 4.9 in 2016. Thousands of Chinese government scholarship students study in China.“In recent years, China has basically established a full-chain policy system in the teaching management, scholarship system, medical insurance system, and emergency management system for overseas students’ enrollment in China,” said the relevant person in charge of the Department of International Cooperation and Exchange of the Ministry of Education.
3. “One Belt and One Road” helps Chinese education “go out”
The “China Studying Abroad Development Report (2017)” recently released shows that the “Belt and Road” countries have become the growth points for foreign students studying in China from 2016 to 2017. Among them, the average increase of overseas students in Thailand, India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Laos exceeds 20%. The report analyzes that China has made major breakthroughs in supporting the policy of studying abroad in China and the issuance of scholarships for foreign students in China. A series of favorable policies have been introduced, such as the promotion of the "One Belt and One Road" education initiative, the establishment of a "One Belt and One Road" university alliance, and the signing of bilateral relations. The agreement and degree mutual recognition, the establishment of the "Silk Road" Chinese government scholarships.
In recent years, the educational cooperation between China and different countries (regions) and international organizations has been continuously consolidated. The implementation of the "One Belt and One Road" education initiative has resulted in an increase in the international influence and competitiveness of China's education.
Since the "Belt and Road" initiative advocated by China has been linked to the construction of the Eurasian Economic Alliance dominated by Russia, Sino-Russian cooperation has become increasingly close. Riding on the “Belt and Road” construction, more and more Russian students are willing to come to China to study and experience different cultural features.。
The Russian student Na Sijia told reporters: “To study Chinese in China is to be able to have barrier-free communication. I feel that there are more and more opportunities to use Chinese in the future. People in different countries communicate with each other to achieve common development, 'One Belt and One Road' 'Building a bridge for this kind of communication.'
The "Promotion of the "One Belt and One Road" Education Initiative" initiative promotes the cooperation and exchange of education, fosters high-quality personnel, advances economic and social development, and improves the lives and well-being of people along the country.
The relevant person in charge of the Department of International Cooperation and Exchange of the Ministry of Education stated that China will encourage more outstanding students to study in China, promote the study abroad to reach the fast lane of humanities exchanges between China and foreign countries, and strengthen the standard system and quality assurance mechanism for overseas education and management in China. Encourage third-party industry organizations to formulate industry association certification standards; integrate international exchanges, cooperation in running schools, base construction, and promotion of Chinese language, etc., and increase the number of visits to China to promote education abroad; meanwhile, through cultural experience activities such as “study in China” and “perceive China”, Enhance the integration of Chinese students in China.