GUO Yugui From School of Management Zhejiang University Presented a Speech in Chinese Embassy in America on InvitationPublished： 03/19/2019
Invited by Mr. Yang Yuxin, minister of Chinese Embassy in America, Professor Guo Yugui from the School of Management Zhejiang University come to give a speech on 13rd Feburary, 2019. The title of the academic speech is The Practical Necessity and Historical Inevitability for Enterprises to Participate into Education Reform and Development in the Era of Knowledge-Driven Economy.
Guo Yugui is a famous American Chinese educator. He graduated from the University of New York, Buffalo in 1998 and received a Ph.D. in global human resources strategy and comparative education policy. In April 2009, he became the director of the Center for International Education Research at the Asian Institute of Asian Studies. He has served as a consultant to the National Science Foundation, a Distinguished Professor of the China Education Policy Research Institute of Beijing Normal University, and a Director of the Global Education Research Center of the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He is also a specially invited researcher of the Central Committee of the China Democratic Promotion Association, a member of China’s Administrative System Reform Council, and he is in many other academic positions in both the U.S. and China. In October 2018, in order to further develop cooperative research, lectures, exchanges, joint training and mutual visits between Chinese and American scholars, Zhejiang University School of Management - American Asian Cultural Institute "China-US Social Governance Innovation Research Center" was established.Guo Yugui was appointed as the executive deputy director of the center.
Guo Yugui drew lessons from American education practices, analyzed the current situation of Chinese education in a detailed way, and proposed the necessity of letting enterprises participate into education reform and development. The speech aroused wide and intense echoes in antendees’ hearts, they felt that Guo’s speech broadened their horizon and gave them great enlightenments, which helps them understand American education.