The General Office of the Ministry of Education on further clarifying the compulsory education stage

Notice of off-campus training subject and non-disciplinary scope

  Letter of Education Supervision Department (2021) No. 3

  Departments of Education (Education Commission) of all provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly under the Central Government, and Education Bureau of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps:

  In order to implement the "Opinions on Further Reducing the Work Burden of Students in Compulsory Education and the Burden of Off-campus Training" issued by the General Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the General Office of the State Council, guiding local governments to manage off-campus training (including online training and offline training), The notice on clarifying the subject and non-disciplinary scope of off-campus training during the compulsory education stage is as follows:

  1. According to the regulations of the national compulsory education stage curriculum, ethics and rule of law, language, history, geography, mathematics, foreign languages ​​(English, Japanese, Russian), physics, chemistry, and biology are managed according to disciplines when conducting off-campus training.

The off-campus training related to the learning content stipulated by the national curriculum standards for the above subjects are all included in the subject category for management.

  2. When carrying out off-campus training, physical education (or sports and health), art (or music, fine arts) disciplines, and comprehensive practical activities (including information technology education, labor and technical education), etc., are managed in accordance with non-disciplinary categories.

  All localities must strictly follow the national curriculum plans and curriculum standards to conduct audits and check, and strengthen daily supervision and supervision and inspection.

Office of the Ministry of Education

July 28, 2021