Lhasa Teachers College is located at No. 301, Group 2, Baiding Village, Caigongtang Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa. It is the only normal college in Tibet Autonomous Region to train basic education teachers and the only college in Lhasa. The school’s predecessor is The "Teacher Training Class" established by the Lhasa Bureau of Culture and Education in 1964. In August 1975, the Lhasa Normal School was established with the approval of the People's Government of the Tibet Autonomous Region. On February 14, 2006, it was upgraded to Lhasa Teachers College with the approval of the National Colleges and Universities Setting Committee.
The new campus of the school covers an area of 612.5 acres. According to the standard planning of "modern, characteristic, networked, and landscaped teaching-oriented undergraduate normal colleges", the entire relocation will be realized in October 2020.
The school has 15 secondary institutions, including 6 management departments, 7 teaching departments, and 2 teaching auxiliary units. There are 286 faculty members, including 230 full-time teachers. Among the full-time faculty, there are 10 professors, 54 associate professors, 88 lecturers; 112 masters and 10 doctors; 1 renowned university teaching teacher in the autonomous region, 1 outstanding teaching team in the autonomous region's universities, and 2 scientific research and innovation teams in the autonomous region's universities. The number of students in the school reaches 4,640. Among the teachers and students, there are 13 ethnic groups including Tibetan, Han, Mongolian and Hui.
Adhering to the school motto of "seeking truth", the school fully implements the school-running philosophy of "reflecting Tibetan characteristics, highlighting the main business of running a school" and fully implementing the "party building unified" The six strategies of “schools, characteristic schools, quality schools, talented schools, democratic governance, and open and lively schools” highlight the position of the teaching center, strengthen detailed management, scientific management, and standardized management, deepen scientific research awareness, and strengthen infrastructure construction. Effectively optimize the education environment, and the level of talent training has been improved year by year. Formed a school-running pattern with teacher education as the mainstay, adult continuing education developing together, junior college education as the mainstay, and undergraduate education trying to develop. A unique concept of "education of the motherland and building national quality products" has been formed, and various undertakings have been sustained. Rapid and healthy development.
The school has established 26 majors or professional directions such as elementary education, including 2 majors in the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance "Enhancement of Professional Service Industry Development Ability", 2 autonomous regional-level specialty majors, 3 autonomous region-level education reform pilot majors, and autonomous region-level key majors There are 2 construction majors and 5 autonomous region-level quality courses. There are 5 national scientific research projects under research, 24 provincial and ministerial projects, and 1 second prize of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Achievements of the Ministry of Education. In the development of the school, it has received strong support and selfless assistance from counterparts in the Tibetan provinces and cities of Beijing, Jiangsu Province, and counterpart support universities, Northeast Normal University, Capital Normal University, Soochow University, and Nanjing Normal University, which has significantly improved the quality of talent training.
In the 45 years since its establishment, the school has trained more than 40,000 talents of various types. Especially since the reform and upgrading in 2006, the school has cultivated nearly 30,000 applied talents who are "reliable, useful and retained" for basic education and economic and social development in Tibet. According to statistics, 52.74% of elementary school preschool teachers in the district are trained by Lhasa Teachers, 50.14% of middle-level and above cadres in elementary school kindergartens are trained by Lhasa Teachers, Song Yugang, the most beautiful rural teacher in the country, Bunima, the country’s famous principal, the highest altitude in the world (5573 meters above sea level) Gama Deqing, the only female teacher of Puma Jiangtang Primary School in Langkazi County, graduated from Lhasa Teachers College.
With the joint efforts of all teachers, students and staff, the school has successively won "National Civilized Unit", "National National Unity Advanced Group", "National Mass Sports Advanced Group", "National May Fourth Red Flag Youth League Committee", "National University Student Art Exhibition First Prize" and many more. With honorary titles, 10 national advanced individuals, more than 30 provincial and ministerial advanced individuals, and more than 200 prefectural and municipal advanced individuals emerged.
At present, Lhasa Teachers College is actively preparing for the promotion of undergraduate colleges and universities, further rationally clarifying the development position of the school, effectively highlighting the characteristics of running the school and the main business of running the school, gradually strengthening the construction of the teaching staff, and comprehensively improving the level of teaching and research and serving the society. Ability, speed up the pace of infrastructure construction, and actively work hard to start the new engine of Lhasa Teachers College's undergraduate education!