Introduction to Baoding University
Baoding University (保定学院, website) is a full-time general undergraduate college approved by the Ministry of Education. The school is located in Baoding, Hebei Province, adjacent to the Xiong’an New District, with convenient transportation and beautiful environment, and has good geographical location advantages and economic and cultural conditions. Has successively won the honorary title of National Civilized Unit, Advanced Collective of Party Building Work of Colleges and Universities in Hebei Province. In 2016, the school was listed by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Education as a pilot college in the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” for the integration of production and education development planning projects.
Baoding University has a history of more than 100 years, and its predecessor was the “Baoding Junior Normal School” which was founded in 1904. In 1910 it was renamed “Zhili Second Junior Normal School”, and in 1928 it changed its name to “Hebei Provincial Second Normal School”. In 1978, the “Baoding Teachers College” was rebuilt, and in 2007 it was upgraded to an ordinary college at the undergraduate level, and was renamed “Baoding College”.
Baoding University has a glorious revolutionary tradition and has trained a large number of outstanding personnel for the Chinese revolution and construction. There are more than 60 leading cadres at and above the provincial military level alone, as well as a group of celebrities in education, science and technology and culture. Among them, Shi Changxu, winner of the 2010 National Highest Science and Technology Award, both academicians, former vice president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Wang Heshou, former second secretary of the Central Discipline Inspection Commission, former first secretary of Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee Tie Ying, and former deputy director of the Central Organization Yang Shijie, former Deputy Minister of Education Zang Boping, well-known writer Liang Bin, and former principal of Northeast Normal University Ding Haochuan are outstanding representatives. At present, school graduates have become the backbone of the basic education front in Baoding. More than 80% of primary and middle school principals are graduates of our school, and have made important contributions to local education and socio-economic development.
Baoding University occupies an area of 920.2 acres, and has been completed 343,900 square meters. The school’s existing biological experiment center, chemical experiment center, physics and electronic engineering experiment center, teacher education experiment center, resource and environment laboratory, information technology laboratory, mathematics and computer laboratory, foreign language laboratory, public computer room and other 9 categories Laboratory, the total value of teaching instruments and equipment of more than 1,000 yuan worth 135,544,400 yuan. A more advanced data center based on off-site active-active storage is built, and the campus network achieves wired and wireless dual-network coverage. The library holds 1.38 million volumes of paper documents, more than 480,000 digital books, and more than 1,200 titles of periodicals. It owns more than 10,000 volumes of ancient books such as “Twenty-Four History” printed during the Tongzhi period of the Qing Dynasty, of which 16 are rare books and 3 are selected into the first batch of precious ancient books in Hebei Province. More than a thousand copies of valuable photocopy materials such as the “Report” and “Ta Kung Pao” published before the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The library now has 18 full-text databases including CNKI academic literature general database, Weipu Sci-tech Periodical Database, NPC photocopying materials, etc. There are more than 15,000 full-time college students.
Baoding University currently has 924 faculty members (674 full-time teachers), including 96 senior titles, 275 deputy senior titles; 657 people with master’s degree or above, 2 doctoral supervisors, and 3 master supervisors. 1 national model teacher, 1 expert enjoying the special allowance of the State Council, 1 national-level candidate for the “Billion Talent Project” in the new century, 1 middle-aged and young expert with outstanding contributions in the province, and the first “Three Three Three” talent project in the province 1 level candidate, 2 provincial excellent experts in social sciences, 1 provincial model teacher, 6 provincial outstanding teachers, 5 advanced individuals in the province’s “three education”, 2 advanced individuals in provincial morality, and 2 pacesetters in provincial morality , 3 provincial advanced educators.
Baoding University closely combines the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development strategy, especially the needs of Baoding’s economic and social development, and has formed five distinctive professional clusters for Baoding’s leading industries and social development: automotive services, modern logistics, regional ecology, culture and art, and teacher education. High-quality applied talent training system serving local economic construction and social development. There are 47 undergraduate majors and 8 specialized majors, covering 9 disciplines including science, literature, engineering, education, history, law, art, management, and economics. Majors in dance, musicology, elementary education, Chinese language and literature were approved in advance for A and undergraduate admissions, achieving a historic breakthrough in admissions. “Art Education” was successfully selected into the first batch of online open courses in the country. There are 3 provincial key development disciplines, 2 provincial quality courses, 2 provincial quality resource sharing courses, 1 provincial professional comprehensive reform pilot project, 3 provincial experimental teaching demonstration center construction projects, and provincial education reform 39 topics. The school has seized the great opportunity of the coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei and the construction of Xiong’an New Area. The “Shuirun Xiong’an” cultural website, which is focused on backbone construction, has been officially authorized by the Party Working Committee and Management Committee of Xiong’an New Area and will be launched soon.
Baoding University has undertaken a total of 3 national-level projects, 118 provincial-level projects, 326 municipal-level projects, 42 horizontal projects, and established 17 scientific research teams. Baoding University has published 880 academic papers at all levels at home and abroad. Among them, there are 220 papers in core journals and 38 papers have been included in the three major searches. Nine results were awarded at the provincial or ministerial level and above, and 75 results were awarded at the city hall level.
Baoding University combined with the needs of the transformation and development of the regional society, and cooperated with 128 companies to achieve a deep integration from integration. In 2016, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security identified the “Modern Training Center of Baoding College” as a national “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” project for integrated development of production and education. The school has become the first party of 650 local applied universities in the country The battlefield has begun a new journey of strategic transformation and revival of the century-old school.
In 2017, the school became one of the first batch of 13 pilot universities in the country as a “model demonstration base for the integration of production and education of digital media in colleges and universities.” In 2018, the school built 8 national-level projects, including the “Data China ‘100 School Project’ Production-Education Integration Innovation Project”.
More than 10 projects of Baoding University’s undergraduate innovation and entrepreneurship base and undergraduate maker space have been put into operation, and they have been appraised as “National School-Enterprise Cooperation to Promote Marketing Talent Training Excellent Universities”. In recent years, the school has won a number of national and provincial awards, in the “Internet +” college student innovation and entrepreneurship contest, “Challenge Cup” college students extracurricular academic and technological works competition, “Creating Youth” college student entrepreneurship contest, Hebei Province college student innovation and entrepreneurship annual meeting Among them, he won 1 National Bronze Award, 3 Provincial Special Awards, 8 First Prizes, 21 Second Prizes, 44 Third Prizes, 2 Outstanding Organization Awards, and several projects won the innovation of Hebei University Students. The entrepreneurship training plan was established. In 2017, the school was approved as the “KAB Entrepreneurship Education Base for College Students”, and the Chairman of the KAB Entrepreneurship Club was selected as the Top 20 Chairman of the National KAB Entrepreneurship Club in 2018.
Baoding University currently has 274 training rooms. It has successively established the “Griffon Aviation Baoding Academy Aircraft Laboratory” with Hebei Griffin Airlines, and Beijing Logistic Technology Development Co., Ltd. to build a Baoding logistics big data service platform , And established the “Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei” Science and Technology Innovation Education Alliance with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and other units. Established “Training Base of Chinese University Student Sports Association Taekwondo Branch Demonstration Team”, “National Traditional Sports Training Base for Chinese University Students” and “Hebei Province Intellectual Property Training Base”.
Baoding University hired Wang Zikun, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a well-known mathematician, as a distinguished professor. 94 experts and scholars and well-known entrepreneurs from Peking University, Beijing Normal University, Deakin University of Australia, Longji Taihe Trading Co., Ltd. and other well-known colleges and universities were invited as visiting professors. Well-known experts and scholars such as Wei Liqun, member of the National Expert Committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection, and Liu Xiaoting, a doctoral supervisor at the School of Philosophy of Beijing Normal University, have been invited to lecture at the school, and the campus has a stronger academic atmosphere. The school has established long-term friendly relations of cooperation with a number of foreign institutions such as the University of New South Wales in Australia, the Black Mountain State University in the United States, and the Malaysian Polytechnic University. More than 100 students went to foreign universities to exchange studies or study for degrees, and many key teachers went to overseas universities to study or study for doctorates. More than 20 teachers and students were selected by Hanban to go to the United States, Ghana, Samoa, Thailand, and the Philippines. Teaching Chinese. In 2015, appointed by the Ministry of Culture, our school’s choir represented the country at the 4th Estonian Pop Choir Festival and showcased its style on the world stage. Since 2016, more than 40 international classrooms of transformation and development have been successfully held. In 2018, 11 foreign students from Black Mountain State University were enrolled, marking a new era in the education of our students.