Chongqing Normal University was founded in 1954 with a traceable history dating back to the Public Eastern Sichuan Normal University in 1906. It has three campuses, respectively located in the Chongqing University Town, Shapingba District and Beibei District with total land coverage of 2688 mu. The University is known as a national model green unit, a municipal civilized unit and a municipal garden-like unit, municipal forest campuses and municipal campuses of beauty. It is a public university approved by the Academic Degrees Committee under the State Council of China to confer bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and doctor’s degrees. Through over six decades’ construction, the University has formed a mode driven by two wheels, i.e. normal education and non-normal education, a “troika” comprising elementary education, vocational education and international Chinese education, and a pattern featured by coordinated development of “three plates” – cultural inheritance and innovation, policy-making consulting and public services, and technological problem solving and application conversion. The University has three national bases, namely Chinese Education Base of the Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs under the State Council, National Key Training Base of Vocational Education Teachers under the Ministry of Education, and National Teachers Training Base (Chongqing) for International Chinese Promotion. It is one of the first two “Model Bases of Sino-German (Chongqing) Cooperation on Vocational Education”, as well as a “special education base” of the Ministry of Education and the National Development and Reform Commission. In addition, it also has Chongqing Vocational Education Assessment and Teacher Development Coordination and Innovation Center and several municipal model training bases, including regular middle school and primary school teachers training base, kindergarten teachers training base, special education teachers training base, vocational education teachers training base, wind music teachers training base, among others. Besides, some of the first ministry-university jointly constructed colleges are also established relying on the University. Such colleges include Chongqing Journalism College, Chongqing Tourism College, Chongqing College of Music, Chongqing Preschool Education College and Chongqing Special Education College. Following the trend of internationalization, the University has been persisting in open-up operation. It has established sound partnerships with education institutes in more than 30 countries and regions, including Russia, America, Australia and Britain for Sino-foreign joint development, cooperative research, mutual visits of teachers and students, or cooperation and exchange in other forms. It has established overseas education institutes, including Confucius Institute at Education Institute of Rwanda University in Rwanda, Confucius Institute at University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka, Confucius Institute at Edge Hill University in UK, and Confucius Institute at Troy University in US, Widyakartika University Chinese Normal College in Indonesia. Also, the University facilitates its “CNU Foreign Students Education Program” to enroll students from all over the world, as a recipient of governmental scholarship, scholarship for Confucius institutes and mayoral scholarship from Chongqing People’s Government for foreign students.
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