II. Priciples and Concepts of School Administration
Working, fighting, and exploring in the field of education, the faculty and staff of
1. Guidelines for
Faced with the challenges of the new era, the school has formulated the new guidelines for management:
¨ Goal: Cultivating a faculty that is politically sound and professionally active and innovative; building a modern, garden-like campus in which the students can study and grow in an all-round manner, and the teacher can develop academically.
¨ Academic Style: Be scientific, pragmatic and innovative.
¨ Motto: Unity, practicality, civility, originality
¨ Style of Learning: Study lively and steadily, share success with others, and inquire actively
¨ Style of Teaching: Be strict, practical, ingenious, original.
2. Course to Follow:
Using the new round of reform in basic education as an opportunity, the improvement in teachers’ professional development as the basis, and the deepening of quality education as the center, the school has, over the past few years, done the following:
¨ Building a team—teachers who work conscientiously, practise actively, and think originally.
¨ Working on two fronts—intensifying reform in classroom teaching and bringing about transformation of way of learning.
¨ Consolidating three mechanisms—setting up clear goal for guidance; optimizing organization; introducing methods of assessment to reward achievements, and rules for proper behaviors.
¨ Giving priority to four areas—new way of thinking, administration, scientific research, and quality of work.
¨ Carrying out five priciples—clear division of responsibility among different branches; the sharing of common goals by the school and parents; mutual promotion between reform, research, and development; giving equal attention to science courses and humanities; and the flowering of regular subjects and new, exploratory courses together.
The old saying goes: “ Achieving fame in music through continuous singing; recognizing real competence by watching repeated sword-playing” The people of Yuan Nan Primary School are lighting the torch of wisdom with sparks of thinking, and building a great edifice of education from the very beginning.