Shanxi to step up efforts to improve education


The 2023 provincial education work conference was held in Taiyuan, capital of North China's Shanxi province, on Feb 27. 

The conference summarized and reviewed the work done last year and arranged education-related work to be carried out over the next five years. 

This year, Shanxi will focus on eight tasks in the education sector, including improving and expanding basic education, enhancing vocational education and higher education, developing high-quality faculty, and improving the modern education management system. 

Ma Jun, director of the Shanxi Department of Education, said that over the next five years, Shanxi will build a high-quality and balanced basic public education service system, a modern vocational education system that meets the needs of Shanxi's development, a higher education system that supports the high-quality development of Shanxi, a systematic and complete teacher development support service system, an education system that serves lifelong learning for the whole society, and a scientific and effective education evaluation system.