A symposium on undergraduate majors accreditation and undergraduate program talent training was recently held at Inner Mongolia University (IMU) in Hohhot to great success, according to IMU officials.
The event – which took place in the capital of North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Nov 10 – had a number of targets, they said.
It aimed to deepen the reform of undergraduate teaching, improve the quality of personnel training, and give full play to the role of majors certification in development of undergraduate programs.
At the symposium Zhao Yongwang, associate professor from Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology’s Academic Affairs Office, was invited to table a special report on engineering education certification standards.
Xu Jin, associate professor from IMU’s Academic Affairs Office, gave his take on the new concepts and new requirements behind the revision of undergraduate majors talent training programs.
More than 200 people including Zhang Jiwei, the vice-president of IMU, department leaders, deans of various schools and key teachers, attended the symposium.
According to IMU officials, the symposium is expected to promote the major certification and the revision of IMU’s undergraduate talent training program.
The university will organize departments and schools to complete the revision of the talent training program, accelerate engineering education major accreditation, comprehensively improve undergraduate education levels at IMU and improve the quality of talent training.