The Brief Introduction to Jiangxi Education

Updated: 2016-08-24

Since ancient times, there has been numerous talents emerging in Jiangxi province which has a long history of education. The academy system was derived from here. During the long period from Song Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty(more than 800 years), Jiangxi academies’ number, scales, history and influences were listed at the top of China. Jiangxi’s education in soviet revolutionary bases and the communist labor university establishment after the founding of new China were unique in the history of China’s educational development.

Guided by Deng Xiaoping Theory, the important thought of Three Representing” and the objective - realizing Jiangxi’s prosperity, comprehensively constructing well-off society, the province’s education system, which has established and implemented the scientific development concept, has done a good job on updating the ideology, innovating system, transforming mechanism, optimizing the environment and gathering talents under the leadership of provincial party committee and provincial government since the beginning of reform and opening up, especially in recent years. Meanwhile, it has comprehensively promoted the reform and development of Jiangxi education and has done a good job on providing people with good education. All these efforts have achieved cheerful new result.

From 2000 to 2005, the population rates of “9-year compulsory education” rose from 91.79% to 96.67%. In high middle schools, the gross enrollment rates rose from 39% to 60.4% and the students’ number increased from 608,000 to 1,492,100. In 2004, we comprehensively started the “excellent high middle schools construction project” and innovated the investing and financing mechanism as well.

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