Cultivating talents and opening innovative programs were discussed during the Innovative Engineering Education Conference for Leading Engineering Universities, which was held at Tianjin University (TJU) on April 8.
Ms. Sun Yang hosted a seminar on “Didactics and Curriculum Design in TVET”. She is from the partner university, Magdeburg university, and working for the joint research project “Entwicklung von Konzeptionen für eine Nachhaltige Entwicklung in der beruflichen Ausbildung in den Bereichen Mechatronik und Management”.
Prof. Anthony Welch gave a seminar about “Global Higher Education in Australia” on 24th October, 2011. He focused on the importance of the international talents and the roles they played in the education and research of Higher Education. After the seminar Prof. Welch had a very active discussion with the students and staffs from School of Education.
The third National Excellent Higher Education Research Institutions Awarding Meeting was held in Guangzhou on December 24, 2011. The Higher Education Research Institute of Tianjin University has the honor to get the title of “the Third National Excellent Higher Education Research Institution”, which is the third time for the institute to get this title after 2004 and 2008.
The afternoon of December 16, Sun Yang from Magdeburg University, School of Vocational and business education gave the report entitled "Vocational education and teaching in Germany” at the conference room for the faculty and students. The report based on the pedagogic, explain the concept of pedagogic and introduced the capacity of vocational action. After the report, faculty and students discussed about it.