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Guangdong Technical Normal University

Guangdong Technological Normal University is a provincial ordinary higher education institution with the right to confer master's degrees. It was founded in 1957 and was formerly known as Guangdong University for Nationalities. Its first principal was the older generation of revolutionary Comrade Luo Ming. In 2002, it was renamed Guangdong Normal University of Technology. In 2002 and 2005, the former Guangdong Mechanical School, the former Guangdong Economic Management College and the Guangdong Finance and Trade Management College were merged successively. In 2018, it was renamed Guangdong Technical Normal University. The school has five campuses: East Campus, West Campus, North Campus, Baiyun Campus, and Heyuan Campus.

The school is the first batch of pilot universities for the transformation of ordinary undergraduates in Guangdong Province, and the promotion plan of Guangdong Province's "first-class, shortcomings, strong characteristics" characteristic colleges and universities upgrade plan. The school has 8 major disciplines including economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, management, and art, including ethnology, vocational and technical education, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, control science and engineering, mechanical engineering, etc. 5 provincial-level key disciplines, 3 Zhujiang scholars' post-appointment disciplines including Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature, Communication and Information Systems, Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems, and 4 first-level disciplines including Ethnology, Pedagogy, Journalism and Communication, and Control Science and Engineering Discipline master's degree authorization point, education, electronic information, accounting and other 3 master's degree authorization points. The 7 newly declared master degree programs in 2020 have all passed the review by the Guangdong Provincial Degree Committee. The school is a postgraduate enrollment and training unit for "vocational school teachers in-service studying for a master's degree", "high-level ethnic minority backbone talent plan", "retired college student soldier plan", and a master of education professional degree in the field of vocational and technical education (referred to as "vocational education master") The educational pilot unit has 21 joint training bases for graduate students in Guangdong Province.

The school insists on cultivating morality and talents, and is committed to cultivating high-quality vocational education teachers and applied senior professional talents. There are 24 second-level colleges with 26,920 full-time general students; 72 undergraduate majors, including 36 science and engineering, 36 liberal arts, and 32 teacher-training majors. There are more than 50 national and provincial first-class undergraduate majors. , Comprehensive reform majors, excellent talent training majors, and application-oriented demonstration majors; build more than 70 national and provincial first-class undergraduate courses, online open courses, curriculum ideological and political demonstration courses, and teacher education courses; build high-quality vocational teachers and Discipline and professional training system for applied talents, innovative talent training models, deepen the integration of industry and education, carry out in-depth innovation and entrepreneurship education, carry out collaborative innovation strategic cooperation projects with local governments, industry enterprises, etc., and build national and provincial college students with well-known companies There are 252 practical teaching bases; improve the quality of training, highlight the characteristics of training, and continuously improve the core competitiveness of students. In the past three years, students have won numerous awards in high-level discipline competitions at home and abroad, such as the "Internet+", "Challenge Cup" series of competitions, and mathematical modeling competitions. They have won more than 400 national awards and more than 900 provincial awards. The employment rate has remained above 95% for consecutive years. It was awarded as the "Annual National Graduate Employment Model Experience University" by the Ministry of Education, and was awarded as "Guangdong Province Employment Advanced Work Unit", "Guangdong Province Innovation and Entrepreneurship Demonstration School", and "Guangdong Province Lawful Honorary titles such as School Management Model School.

The school has a team of teachers with high academic standards, dedication to their jobs, and reasonable structure. Among the faculty, there are 495 teachers with senior and deputy titles, 563 with doctoral degrees, double-appointed academicians, representatives of the 18th and 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, winners of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, and China Patent Excellence Award. National Natural Science Foundation Review Expert, National Outstanding Teachers, Winners of Outstanding Women Inventors Award, New Century Outstanding Talents of the Ministry of Education, National "High School Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Experts", National "2019 Propaganda Ideological and Cultural Young Talents" , National "University Ideological and Political Theory Teacher Annual Influential Nominee", National College Counselor of the Year, National "Most Beautiful College Counselor", winner of Guangdong Outstanding Youth Fund, Guangdong Young Pearl River Scholar, Guangdong Special Support Program Young cultural talents, young top-notch talents in scientific and technological innovation, Guangdong Province "Sailing Plan" talents, Guangdong Province teaching teachers, Guangdong Province labor model, Guangdong Province colleges and universities ideological and political theory class teachers, Guangdong Province Nanyue outstanding teachers (Rookie in Nanyue teaching circles), High-level talents such as outstanding educators in Nanyue, provincial-level training targets of the "Thousand Hundred-Ten Project" in Guangdong universities, and outstanding young teachers in Guangdong universities.

The school has a number of powerful scientific research platforms. The total value of the school’s teaching and research equipment is about 349 million yuan. It has a Guangdong Industrial Training Center, a Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory (Guangdong Intellectual Property Big Data Key Laboratory), and 2 Provincial Think Tanks (Vocational Education Development). Research Center, National Development Research Center), 5 Guangzhou Key Laboratories, 2 Guangzhou Humanities and Social Sciences Key Research Bases, 13 Guangdong Engineering Technology Research Centers, 1 International Cooperation Base, 6 Guangdong Provincial Department of Education Research Platform (laboratory, engineering technology research center, humanities and social science base, new-type think tank with characteristics of ordinary universities), 7 scientific research teams of the Guangdong Provincial Department of Education. In addition, the school has established the Shunde Modern Vocational Education Research Institute with the Shunde District People's Government of Foshan City, and the Heyuan Research Institute with the Heyuan City People's Government. In the past three years, the school has won a total of 31 national natural science and social science funds, and 11 scientific research awards at or above the provincial and ministerial level.

The school highlights characteristic development. The school is an important town for vocational education research and vocational teacher training and training. It has been selected by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, the Ministry of Finance, and the Provincial Department of Education as the "National Key Construction Vocational Teacher Training and Training Base" and "National Skills Type". Training Colleges for Critical Talents", "National Continuing Education Base for Professional and Technical Personnel", "National Civil Affairs Commission Vocational Education Teacher Training Center", "Guangdong Vocational and Technical Education Collaborative Innovation Development Center", "Guangdong Province High-skilled Talent Training Base", and "Guangdong Provincial Vocational College Teacher Teaching Development Center" and so on. The school is the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Vocational Education Teacher Development Alliance, the Guangdong Higher Vocational and Technical Education Research Association, the Guangdong Vocational Teacher Training and Training Alliance, the Sino-German Cooperative Teacher Training and Training Alliance, and the Guangdong Province Industry and Education Integration Promotion Association President unit. The school gives full play to its role as a parent machine for training and training vocational teachers, and deepens the positioning of "oriented to vocational education, serving vocational education, leading vocational education, and characteristic development", becoming the leader of vocational education in Guangdong, and the influence of running the school is continuously increasing. The school fully excavates ethnic education and subject resources, and promotes the integration of ethnic art, ethnic sports and management, economics, and law. It has been awarded the "National Model Group for Ethnic Unity and Progress" twice and was awarded the second batch of the Guangdong Provincial Civil Affairs Commission. The National Unity and Progress Education Base of Guangdong Province demonstrates the advantages and characteristics of the school's national education.

For more than 60 years, the school has changed its name, but has not changed its original aspiration. Adhering to the spirit of the school motto of "Honesty, erudition, truthfulness and innovation", it insists on "oriented to vocational education, serving vocational education, leading vocational education, and characteristic development." The orientation of running a school, with the mission of cultivating high-quality "craftsmen", and strive to create a world-level technical normal university with Chinese characteristics. (Updated in March 2021)