China News Service, June 21. On the morning of the 21st, the Ministry of Education held a press conference to introduce the achievements of the reform and development of compulsory education since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

At the meeting, Tian Zuyin, director of the Education Supervision Bureau of the Ministry of Education, said that with the full realization of the goal of basic and balanced development of compulsory education in counties, the focus of our country's compulsory education work has shifted from "basic balance" to "quality balance".

  Zu Yin pointed out that in order to promote local governments at all levels to fulfill their responsibilities, the state has established a supervision and evaluation system for the high-quality and balanced development of county-level compulsory education. (Haiyan County, Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province, and Jiangbei District, Ningbo City have taken the lead in passing the high-quality balanced supervision and evaluation).

  Zu Yin mentioned that the basic principles of the quality and balanced supervision and evaluation of compulsory education in the county are as follows: focus on hardware, more on software; more on quantity, more on quality; more on qualified indicators, more on mass satisfaction.

The basic procedure includes four links: county-level self-assessment, municipal-level review, provincial-level assessment, and national accreditation.

Among them, the national accreditation includes five processes: qualification review, social recognition survey, indicator review, on-site inspection, and result recognition, which are carried out in sequence.

The evaluation content involves four aspects, including resource allocation, government security, education quality, and social recognition, with a total of 31 indicators.

  Zu Yin said that compared with the basic balance, the high-quality balance pays more attention to connotation development and quality improvement, and the core is to achieve "four changes".

First, the concept of comprehensive development is more distinct.

Adhere to teaching without distinction, give equal attention to five educations, teach students in accordance with their aptitude, and provide suitable education for each student.

Second, the degree of standardization construction is higher.

Focus on making up for shortcomings, further solve the problem of large school quotas and large class sizes, speed up file upgrades and upgrades, and achieve school and school standards and items.

Third, the teaching team is stronger.

Comprehensively improve the overall quality of the teaching staff, effectively guarantee teachers' salaries, improve the teacher management system, fully implement teacher exchange and rotation, and allocate high-quality teacher resources in a balanced manner.

Fourth, the people are more satisfied.

Issues concerning the vital interests of the people have been effectively resolved, the coverage of high-quality compulsory education resources has been significantly expanded, and the satisfaction of the people has been further improved.

  Zu Yin said that in order to ensure the effective and orderly progress of the quality and balanced development supervision and evaluation, the Office of the State Council Education Steering Committee has deployed various regions to formulate work plans for the quality and balanced development supervision and evaluation.

Next, the Office of the Education Steering Committee of the State Council will, in accordance with the planning, strict standards, strict procedures, and strict discipline, steadily promote the quality and balanced supervision and evaluation work, focus on launching a number of advanced models, set a new benchmark for the development of compulsory education nationwide, and play a leading role in demonstration. effect.

At the same time, the basic and balanced development of compulsory education in various counties is regularly monitored and reviewed every year to continuously transmit pressure, strengthen government responsibilities, and ensure that the level of balanced development does not decline.