The 3rd Conference on Reform of Curriculum Gamification “Online Observation on Kindergarten Environment and Curriculum in Japan” Held

Updated : 2021-10-08Source : CCFAO
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To further implement the spirit of Opinions on Deepening the Reform and Standard Development of Preschool Education issued by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council and the Guiding Opinions on Vigorously Promoting Kindergarten-Primary School Transition deployed by the Ministry of Education, effectively promote the process of curriculum gamification, further broaden professional visions, connect with the world’s advanced preschool theories and practices, and thus promote the high-quality, balanced and sustainable development of preschool education in Changchun City, the 3rd Working Conference on Reform of Curriculum Gamification for Kindergartens of Changchun City and “Online Observation on Kindergarten Environment and Curriculum in Japan” were held at the Kunlun Kindergarten, Changchun Automobile Industry Development Zone, on September 28, 2021. 

The activity was organized live online. The introduction in details with videos to the philosophy, environment, daily life and games left the participants a deep impression about the natural, interesting, open and free atmosphere for kids. Focusing on the theme of “expectations for the future of early childhood education”, the expert from Japan made a wonderful speech on kids’ today, basic elements of growth-exercise and sleep, “binary innovation in education” and professional growth direction of teachers under the background. What was put forward “kids are the future of the world and helping kids with their growth is the mission of teachers” led to a resonance for the participants. 

Kids are the future of a country and the hope of a nation. The kids of this generation are not only the participants and witness of realizing the first centennial goal but also the new force of realizing the second one and building a powerful socialist modern country. Promoting the healthy growth of kids can provide valuable resources and inexhaustible driving force for the sustainable development of the country. It is an inevitable requirement for building a modern socialist country and realizing the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. 

The preschool education in China is now at a critical stage from “universal and inclusive” to “high-quality” development. Changchun Foreign Affairs Office (CCFAO), in active collaboration with Changchun Municipal Bureau of Education and in line with the principle of “giving priority to kids and vigorously developing the undertaking for kids”, is making full use of the city’s resources of foreign affairs to provide more platforms for international cooperation and exchanges for preschool educators as an effort to achieve the goal of “fair development opportunities for each and every kid to enjoy a good beginning of a high-quality life”. 

More than 100 people including competent officials of education, foreign affairs, administrative committee, and representatives of teachers, researchers, and principals of pilot kindergartens from 17 counties (cities) and districts participated in the activity.