On August 26, 2018, the First Academic Committee Meeting was held by CHER of SUSTech. During the meeting, attendees held in-depth discussion on SUSTech’s development and the Centre’s construction. Vice President TENG Jinguang, Director LI Ming and other leaders also attended the meeting.
To better develop SUSTech and construct disciplines, CHER invited famous scholars home and abroad to form the Academic Advisory Committee, members of which include Prof. XIE Weihe (Director of the Committee), former Vice President of Tsinghua University; Prof. HAN Wei, (Executive Director of the Committee), professor at CHER; CHEN Xiaoyu, Dean of Graduate School of Education at Peking University; YANG Rui, Associate Dean of Faculty of Education of the University of Hong Kong; LU Xiaozhong, Dean of School of Education of South China Normal University; Prof. WANG Boqing, founder of MyCOS Higher Education Consultancy Services Company; and Prof. Gerard A. Postiglione from Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, etc.
The meeting gathered all members’ wisdom to lay out strategic planning for CHER, so as to enable CHER to provide intellectual support and integrate resources platform. Members also discussed the Centre’s future development plan and growth path. Besides introducing SUSTech’s development, financial budget and the Centre’s strategic planning to all members, CHER also invited members of the Committee to discuss about present hot issues such as general education, new engineering education, discipline construction under the background of “world-class universities and world-class disciplines”, and the internationalisation of higher education to sparkle new ideas.
Prof. James Lee, Dean of School of Humanities and Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
“The Origin and Transformation of China’s Education Elites”
Prof. ZHOU Shiguang from School of Aerospace Science and Engineering, National University of Defence Technology
“Strong Military Defence is Prerequisite for the Prosperity of Great Power”
Associate Prof. GUO Wenge from Department of Educational Technology of Graduate School of Education in Peking University
“The Changing Process of Human Learning from Oral Communication to Internet”
LI Tao, IBM China’s Governmental Business General Manager for Scientific Cooperation
“IBM’s Centennial Transformation and Innovation”
August 2017 Shenzhen Seminar on ICT in Higher Education Innovation for Asian Countries
June 2018, Shenzhen, The Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on MOOCs for Higher Education
Output: “Shenzhen Consensus”; Innovation of Higher Education Driven by ICT: Promoting Higher Education’s Sustainable Development