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Liuzhou takes steps in compulsory education


Updated: 2018-11-27

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Liuzhou in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has invested a total of 2.68 billion yuan ($386.71 million) since 2016 in ensuring that urban children and the children of migrant workers have equal compulsory education.

A total of 31 new compulsory education schools have been completed and renovated, and 56 projects have been expanded, creating an additional 74,000 school places.

In recent years, Liuzhou has made efforts to improve school conditions, optimize resource allocation, and strengthen investment support. The balanced development of compulsory education is at the forefront of the region.

In order to improve the quality of education and teaching, Liuzhou comprehensively carried out school management standardization work, promoting the management level of county and township schools. In 2015-2017, a total of 202 educational and teaching reform achievements occurred.

Using group-run schools, school alliances, and pairing assistance, Liuzhou has promoted the full coverage of the compulsory education system management reform since 2015.

There are 33 compulsory education school education groups in the city, involving 91 compulsory education schools in the city. The coverage rate of group-run schools is 19.57 percent.

Starting from this year, Liuzhou plans to build an "online synchronized interactive classroom" covering the city's urban and rural compulsory education schools in three years. The first phase of the project successfully ran on the first day of school (Sept 3).

More than 200 schools (including teaching points) in over 20 townships have realized the synchronous interactive teaching of informatization.

At present, there are 1,319 schools of various types and at all levels in Liuzhou and 414,400 students in nine-year compulsory education. The consolidation rate of nine-year compulsory education has reached 97 percent.