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Colleges in Education

College of Teacher Education


The College of Teacher Education started as the Educational Teaching and Research Office in the former Hangzhou Teacher’s College, which was established in 1956. In 1989, it developed into the Department of Education and shortly after became the College of Information and Technology.

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Eventually it evolved into the College of Teacher Education as a result of teacher education reform and integration. It is an independent, goal-specific entity that specializes in teacher education.

 

The College has brought in talented faculty and staff from all over the country. Currently, the faculty is well-structured in age and academic profiles and competent both in teaching and research. Of the 137 members of faculty and staff, 49 hold full professorships, 41 hold associate professorships, and 67 are doctoral degree holders.

 

The College has the following four programs: Educational Studies, Psychology, Educational Information and Technology, and Curriculum and Instruction. They offer courses in three undergraduate programs: Elementary Education, Applied Psychology, and Educational Information and Technology. The College offers doctoral degrees in Educational Studies and has two A Level master’s degree programs (Pedagogy and Psychology), 12 B Level master’s programs, a professional Master of Education program (with five streams in Science Education, Education Management, Modern Education Technology, Psychological Health Education, and Elementary School Education), as well as a professional Master of Public Administration program in Education Management. With more than 700 full-time undergraduate students and over 1,000 graduate students, the College has grown quickly with high quality in teaching and research.

 
As a research center, the College has contributed to the educational development at provincial and national levels. It has offered constructive suggestions to policy makers and has played a critical role in helping training teachers and principals from provincial and national levels. The College has one research center for teacher education, one key provincial research base for the humanities and social sciences, one provincial A Level key disciplines (Development and Education Psychology) and nine key university-sponsored research institutes to enhance both teaching and research activities.
 
Aiming to nurture and develop high quality educators, the college takes “high quality graduates, featured academic research, first-class service, and internationalized faculty” as its vision and is working with joint efforts to serve the public with its continuing traditions in pursuit of innovation and excellence.
 
College Contact Information:
Tel: +86 (579) 8228-2549
Fax: +86 (579) 8228-2549 
Email: zcmet@zjnu.cn 
 
Programs and Chairs
 
Theoretical Foundation in Education 
Fu Jianming(傅建明)
 
Curriculum and Instruction   
Qian Xusheng(钱旭升)
 
History of Education    
Lou Shizhou (楼世洲)
 
Adult Education 
Xu Jun(徐君)    
 
Teacher Education  
Zhou Yueliang(周跃良)      
              
Psychology Foundation
Fu Genyue(傅根跃)     
            
Developmental Psychology  
Li Weijian(李伟健)     
           
Applied Psychology   
Li Weijian(李伟健)
               
Information and Technology
Zhang Lixin(张立新)
 
Economy and Management in Education
Yang Tianping(杨天平)
 
Elementary Education 
Zhou Xiaoyan(周晓燕)
 
Applied Psychology
Li Xinyu(李新宇)
     
Information & Technology  
Huang Lixin(黄立新)

 


Hangzhou College of Pre-school Teacher Education


Hangzhou College of Pre-school Teacher Education is one of Zhejiang Normal University’s colleges with the strongest comprehensive early-childhood education programs in China, which have the most courses and the largest undergraduate and graduate student cohorts in the country.

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The College has a generalized early-childhood education research system from kindergarten indoor and outdoor environment creation, game toy development, research and development of animation products, and picture book creation and publication to kindergarten curriculum development, teaching and research, and pre-and-post service of teacher education. It is a professional institution which trains outstanding kindergarten teachers, early integrated education teachers, and leads the instruction of educators, amusement designers, toy designers, animation designers, picture book creators, and early education instructors. 
 
The College offers doctoral programs in Early-Childhood Education and Developmental & Educational Psychology, master’s programs in Early-Childhood Education and Special Education, and bachelor’s programs in Early-Childhood Education, Early Integrated Education, Picture Book Creation, Children’s Cartoon Design, and Toy Design and Engineering. 
 
With an enrollment of over 3,200 students and a faculty of more than 260, the College has six departments, including the Early-Childhood Education Department, the Special Education Department, the Children’s Art Education Department, the Cartoon Design Department, the Toy Formation Design Department, and the Core Courses Department. The College has an early-childhood provincial experimental teaching demonstration center, with 85 demonstrative experimental kindergartens as its bases. The College also owns a number of research centers such as the Early-Childhood Education Research Institute, the Toy and Playing Research Institute, the Early Childhood Development Research Center, the Children’s Public Policy Research Center, the Early Intervention Center for Children with Special Needs, the Early-Childhood Curriculum Research Center, the Early-Childhood Education Quality Assessment Research Center, the Children’s Cartoon Production Center, the Children Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, the Animation Testing Lab and the Toy Ergonomics Lab.     
          
The College is located in the cultural and educational district in the western part of Hangzhou with the West Lake to its south and Xiqi Zoology Park to its west. It takes a clinical teaching mode, with seven affiliated kindergartens and 28 experimental kindergartens, forming a circle of practical ecological communities within a 20-minute radius, to ensure that students to do clinical practice one day a week in the kindergartens. Early-Childhood Education undergraduates continue a spiral “practice” from the first to the fourth grade; and for graduate students in professional programs, a “work and learn” combined mode is employed as residents in the kindergartens. 
 
College Contact Information:
Add: 125 Wen’er Road, Hangzhou
Tel: +86 (571) 8195-2030
Fax: +86 (571) 8195-2030
 
Bachelor’s Programs:
Early-Childhood Education  
Qin Jinliang (秦金亮)
 
Special Education 
Zhu Zongshun (朱宗顺)
 
Child Art Education 
Li Cheng (李成)
 
Animation 
Zhang Yiwen (张益文)
 
Toy Design and Engineering 
Zhou Ping (周平)
 
Master’s Programs:
Early-Childhood Education  
Qin Jinliang (秦金亮)
Email: qjl@zjnu.cn            
 
Special Education 
Zhu Zongshun (朱宗顺)
 
Doctor’s Programs:
Early-Childhood Education  
Qin Jinliang (秦金亮)
Email: qjl@zjnu.cn            
 
Special Education 
Zhu Zongshun (朱宗顺)

 


College of International Education and Culture


Founded in April, 2006 and upholding the educational philosophy of “integrating the Eastern and the Western, connecting the ancient and the modern,” the College of International Education and Culture (CIEC) is committed to nurturing bilingual and bicultural students with a global vision and cross-cultural communicative ability.

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The CIEC has an envious faculty and staff of 43, most of whom are doctorate degree holders, and more than half have a rich experience of studying and working abroad. The CIEC offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Chinese Language and Literature, and Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. The CIEC has enrolled more than 4,000 students from 109 countries and territories to date and was recognized as “The National Advanced Organization for International Students Management” in 2009. Moreover, the CIEC sends scores of exchange students to study in the United States, Korea, and other countries, and scores of volunteer students to work in ZJNU-joint Confucius Institutes in Ukraine, Cameroon, Mozambique, Tanzania and the United States.
 
The CIEC remains committed to excellent teaching and upholds the concept of student-centered methodology; hence nearly 100% of its students pass the CET4, 80% for CET6, and over 30% of  undergraduates pursue their master’s degree at the CIEC and elsewhere. Enhanced by modern educational philosophy, blessed by top-quality faculty and staff, and facilitated with advanced teaching equipment and technology as well as a lush, quiet and friendly campus, the CIEC is an ideal place for students from all over the world to learn, and tap their talents and potentials to pursue knowledge of the Chinese language, literature, and culture to embrace the advancement of world civilization.
 
College Contact Information:
Tel: +86 (579) 8229-8780
Fax: +86 (579) 8229-8797
 
Bachelor’s Programs:
Chinese Language   
Liu Yan(刘岩)
 
Master’s Programs:
MTCSOL
Guo Jianling(郭建玲)
     



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