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BSU held the 9th National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Seminar

In order to thoroughly implement the spirit of the important speech of General Secretary XI Jinping in the symposium of the ideological and political theory course teachers and the spirit of the important reply to the students of the 2016 postgraduate champion class of Beijing Sport University, from June 28 to 30, the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association and the 9th National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Seminar was hosted by the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association and undertaken by Beijing Sport University in Beijing.




The National Sports College Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association was initiated by Beijing Sport University in 2009 and has been in existence for ten years. Each member of the council takes turns to organize a National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Seminar every year, which provides a good communication platform for the national sports colleges to explore the special teaching mode of ideological and political education in the industry and exchange teaching reform experience. As the sole executive director unit, Beijing Sport University has played a demonstration role in driving the reform of ideological and political courses in 15 sports colleges across the country through this platform. This year, Beijing Sport University hosted the 9th National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Seminar, and the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association was re-elected. This seminar is of great significance for promoting the development of the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association and the reform of the ideological and political theory course. The theme of the seminar is “Strengthening moral education and cultivating people, strengthening the leading role of value”. The fundamental purpose is to explore how to implement the tasks of “Strengthening moral education and cultivating people” and “Building a country strong on sports” proposed by General Secretary Xi in the development of national sports colleges and to satisfy the requirement of General Secretary Xi on strengthening the construction of ideological and political courses and giving play to the leading role of value.

On the evening of June 28, the members of the association held a preparatory meeting chaired by Professor Li Gengquan, the president of the council of the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association and the former executive director of the School of Marxism of Beijing Sport University. Representatives of the members of various sports colleges participated. The members of the third council of the association were elected at the meeting. Gao Feng, the Standing Committee of the Party Committee of the Beijing Sport University and the Vice President, served as the president of the council. Li Hongxia, deputy dean of the School of Marxism at Beijing Sport University, served as secretary-general. Wei Jun, director of the Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Department of the Capital Institute of Physical Education, served as deputy secretary-general. Kuang Shuping, Branch Secretary of Marxism School of Shanghai University of Sport, Chen Ye, Dean of the School of Marxism in Chengdu Sport University, Teng Yanli, Dean of the School of Marxism in Wuhan Sports University, Qiu Shi, director of the Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Department of Xi'an Physical Education University, Liu Chunqing, Deputy Dean of the School of Marxism in Shenyang Sport University, Ge Cuibai, Associate Dean of the School of Marxism in Nanjing Sport Institute, Gao Yongqiang, Dean of the School of Marxism in Tianjin University of Sport, Ding Yinong, Dean of the School of Marxism in Harbin Sport University, Liu Wei, Dean of the School of Marxism in Shandong Sport University, Liu Juan, Associate Dean of the School of Marxism in Guangzhou Sport University, Wang Jian, Dean of the School of Marxism in Jilin Sport University, Zhou Desheng, Director of the Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Department of Hebei Sport University, and Liu Hongjian, Deputy Director of the Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Department in the Physical Education College of Zhengzhou University, served as members.

In the morning of June 29, the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Seminar kicked off. Leaders from the Marxist Schools of 15 sports universities across the country and representatives of ideological and political theory course teachers gathered together. Fu Hongxing, Secretary of Party General Branch of the School of Marxism of Beijing Sport University, presided over the opening ceremony and briefly introduced the important background and practical significance of the seminar.



Xing Shangjie is making a speech


Xing Shangjie, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of Beijing Sport University, expressed his welcome to the participants on behalf of Beijing Sport University. He pointed out that the ideological and political theory course was of great and far-reaching significance to the task of cultivating builders and successors of socialism with Chinese characteristics. Beijing Sport University has always attached great importance to the teaching and research of ideological and political theory courses. In order to effectively implement the spirit of the important speech of General Secretary Xi Jinping in the symposium of the ideological and political theory course and the important reply to all students of the 2016 postgraduate champion class of BSU, the party committee of BSU strengthened the leadership and top level design of the ideological and political theory course construction, formulated the "Implementation Opinions of Beijing Sport University on Strengthening the Construction of Ideological and Political Theory Courses", and clearly proposed to take the full text of the General Secretary's reply as an important part to be brought into the teaching materials, into the classroom and into the mind" and important materials for inspirational preaching. At present, all the teachers and students of BSU are seriously studying and actively responding to the requirements of the General Secretary. With the spirit of “taking the lead and fighting hard”, they are committed to “contributing more to building a country strong on sports and delivering more positive energy to the society” in their respective studies and work, and further clarifying their responsibilities and missions. Xing Shangjie introduced the construction process and development of the School of Marxism of Beijing Sport University to the participants. He said that Beijing Sport University would continue to give great support to the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association and to help it become an academic alliance of industry colleges and universities with the participation and development of 15 sports colleges across the country. Finally, he hoped that this teaching seminar would promote the construction of the “excellent ideological and political theory course” of the national sports colleges and universities in the collision of ideas and experience exchange of experts and scholars.



Chang Jiandong is making a speech


In the speech, Chang Jiandong, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the General Administration of Sport of China, pointed out that the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech and the spirit of important reply reflected the great importance attached by the Party Central Committee to the ideological and political theory courses, and the deep thinking on the work of the school in strengthening moral education and cultivating people and were a "re-starting" mobilization order issued for the reform and innovation of ideological and political theory course of schools. Based on the seminar theme of “Strengthening moral education and cultivating people, strengthening the leading role of value”, Chang Jiandong put forward specific suggestions on how to consolidate the construction of ideological and political theory courses of the national sports colleges and universities under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. First, the sports colleges and universities should profoundly understand the fundamental principles of the ideological and political theory courses, earnestly implement the spirit of the important speech of the general secretary in the symposium of the ideological and political theory course teachers, focus on the core issues about the target, method and object of cultivating people, and take "strengthening moral education and cultivating people" as the fundamental, team building as the priority, discipline construction as the support and curriculum construction as the basis to improve the students' sense of gain in the leaning of ideological and political theory courses; Second, the sports colleges and universities should further enhance their sense of responsibility and mission and use the socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era to strengthen moral education and cultivate people; Thirdly, the sports colleges and universities should combine the implementation of "curricular ideological and political education" with the characteristics of physical education disciplines, highlight the connotation of sports spirit, properly integrate the teaching of physical education disciplines and the ideological and political elements, and continue to enhance the affinity and effectiveness of ideological and political theory courses; Fourthly, the sports colleges and universities should firmly grasp the central work of strengthening moral education and cultivating people, take the ideological and political theory course as the key course to implement the fundamental tasks of strengthening moral education and cultivating people and take the well construction of ideological and political theory course as the sacred mission and glorious duty given to us by the times.


Kou Hongjiang is making a speech


In his speech, Qi Hongjiang, director of the Publicity and Education Section of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee, expressed his affirmation of the achievements of various sports colleges in the reform of ideological and political education. He pointed out that Beijing Sport University attached great importance to the teaching of ideological and political theory courses. The School of Marxism of Beijing Sport University undertook a major project for the construction of the Beijing Model Marxist School. It played a demonstration leading role in initiating and creating a national sports college ideological and political theory course teaching seminar. Based on the work of the sports colleges to study, implement and practice the spirit of general secretary's important speech and the spirit of important reply, Kou Hongjiang put forward specific requirements for the teachers of the ideological and political theory course in sports colleges. First of all, the teachers of the ideological and political theory course should deepen their understanding, improve their position, and have a clear-cut stand on the issue of "cultivating people". They should be attentive, affectionate and diligent in the teaching of the ideological and political theory course, to cultivate more talents with high ideological and political qualities for the construction of a country strong on sports; Secondly, the teachers of the ideological and political theory course should strengthen their sense of responsibility, bear in mind the original intention and mission of "strengthening moral education and cultivating people", and strictly enforce the six requirements to encourage students to take the lead and work hard in pursuing excellence, building a country strong on sports and delivering positive energy with the spirit of “Always Striving to Fulfill Our Mission”; Thirdly, the teachers of ideological and political theory course should identify their responsibilities, implement tasks, and promote the innovative reform of ideological and political theory courses in sports colleges from the aspects of teaching content, teaching methods and means to improve the affinity and attractiveness of ideological and political theory courses and gradually create excellent ideological and political theory courses of sports colleges. On behalf of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee, he expressed his expectation for the future development of the seminar.


Previous presidents made a speech


At the end of the opening ceremony, Fu Hongxing announced the results of the new council election of the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association and read out the list of council members. Yan Xufeng, the first president of the council, reviewed the original intention of the establishment of the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association and the achievements in the ideological and political theory course improvement and curriculum reform of sports colleges since its establishment, and expressed his expectation for the role of the association in promoting the construction and innovation of the ideological and political theory course in the future. Li Gengquan, the second president of the council, briefly summarized the work carried out during his tenure, and affirmed the contribution of the association to the classroom construction and reform of the ideological and political theory course in sports colleges, and hoped that the new council would lead the national sports colleges to create excellent ideological and political theory courses. On behalf of the new president Gao Feng, Fu Hongxing conveyed the ideas and hopes for doing a good job in the association to the representative present at the meeting.


Group photo of participants


Gao Feng expressed gratitude to the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association for its previous contribution to the reform of the ideological and political education. He pointed out that how to do a good job in ideological and political theory course in sports colleges was a long-lasting proposition. The spirit of the important speech of General Secretary Xi Jinping and the spirit of the important reply reflect that the party and the state attach great importance to the construction of ideological and political theory courses and the construction of a country strong on sports, and provide clear guiding ideology for the reform of ideological and political education in sports colleges. The ideological and political courses of physical education colleges should focus on cultivating the leading figures of the sports powers for the party and the country, cultivating the talents with the spirit of “Always Striving to Fulfill Our Mission”, and cultivating the socialist builders and successors with the all-round development of moral, intellectual, physical, aesthetics and labor education in the new era. It is necessary to form an education pattern in which specialized course teaching and ideological and political course teaching are closely integrated, effectively establish the concept of big ideology and politics, combine the ideological and political classroom with the society, and guide students to make a great ambition and be a down-to-earth struggler and a builder of a beautiful society. Gao Feng prospected the future work of the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Research Association. He said that the association will continue the fine tradition and contribute to the construction of ideological and political theory courses in sports colleges with down-to-earth and rigorous exploration and the practical spirit of "seeking truth from facts, and knowledge-action unity".


Thematic reports of various sports colleges


After the opening ceremony, the 9th National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Seminar officially entered the theme discussion section. The first agenda of the theme discussion was presided over by Associate Professor Kuang Shuping, the branch secretary of the Marxism School of the Shanghai University of Sport. The topic was “The practical measures for the implementation of the speech by the General Secretary Xi Jinping in the National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Seminar”. Fu Hongxing, Party Secretary of the School of Marxism of Beijing Sport University, introduced the top construction projects of the School of Marxism of BSU in ideological and political theory course. Kuang Shuping of Shanghai University of Sport gave a detailed report on the construction of the champion ideological and political theory course under the mode of integration of venues and classroom. Wei Jun, Dean of the School of Marxism at the Capital Institute of Physical Education, discussed the "Ideological and Political Theory Course Reform Plan". Ma Xun, deputy director of the ideological and political department of Xi'an Physical Education University, put forward the specific plan for the construction of the ideological and political theory course of Xi'an Physical Education University with the theme of "deeply promoting the construction of the ideological and political theory courses with good performance in four aspects." Liu Juan, deputy dean of the School of Marxism at the Guangzhou Institute of Physical Education, reported on the construction of the ideological and political theory course in the Guangzhou Sport University with the theme of "keeping the main position and fulfilling the responsibility". Qu Yanchao, Associate Professor of the Nanjing Sport Institute, made a report on the theme of “accurately grasping the characteristics of the times and exerting the leading role of thought”. Yang Shuhong, Party Secretary of the School of Marxism in Tianjin University of Sport, Liu Wei, Dean of the School of Marxism in Shandong Sport University, Ding Yinong, Dean of the School of Marxism in Harbin Sport University, Wei Caisheng, Associate Dean of the School of Marxism in Wuhan Sports University, and Liu Hongjian, Deputy Director of the Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Department of the Physical Education College of Zhengzhou University, gave a report on the construction and reform of ideological and political theory courses in their respective school.


Li Hongxia reported on the achievements of major projects in the construction of Beijing Model Marxist School


The second agenda of the theme discussion centered on the issue of "Innovation of the Teaching System of the Ideological and Political Theory Courses in the New Era of Sports Colleges", presided over by Professor Li Hongxia, deputy dean of the School of Marxism of Beijing Sport University. Li Hongxia, Chen Shiyang, Li Hui, Zou Xiuchun, Liu Ling, Qiu Zhen and Du Ya respectively reported part of the work of the construction project of the Beijing Model Marxist School "Innovation of the Teaching System of the Ideological and Political Theory Courses in the New Era of Sports Colleges", such as the ideological and political theory course information project, the red education practice project, the daily classics reading project, the situation and policy course construction project, and the Olympic champions attending the ideological and political theory class, showing the preliminary results of the ten major projects of the ideological and political theory course of Beijing Sport University. Associate Professor Guo Wei of Shanghai University of Sport and Lecturer Xie Yangfan of the Capital Institute of Physical Education respectively reported on the theme of “inquiring teaching design” and “exploration of teaching reform in situation and policy class”, from the aspects of ideological and political theory classroom teaching reform and innovative ideas.


Ideological and political theory course teaching demonstration


The third agenda of the theme discussion was carried out in the form of “ideological and political theory course teaching demonstration class in sports colleges”, chaired by Associate Professor Wei Jun, Dean of the School of Marxism in the Capital Institute of Physical Education. Eleven ideological and political theory course teachers from Beijing Sport University, Tianjin University of Sport, Xi'an Physical Education University, Harbin Sport University, Shenyang Sport University, Nanjing Sport Institute, Jilin Sport University, Physical Education College of Zhengzhou University, Chengdu Sport University and other institutions conducted demonstration teaching on the basic principles of Marxism, the outline of China's modern and contemporary history, the situation and policy, and Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. After the 15-minute teaching demonstration of each teacher representative, the expert review group made comment and scored. This part fully demonstrates the teaching style of the ideological and political theory course teachers in various sports colleges. The diversification and innovation of the ideological and political theory course demonstration in the design and teaching of course content, teacher-student interaction, etc. provides a useful reference for teaching reform of the ideological and political theory course.

The fourth agenda of the theme discussion was the content of the special report. Researcher Deng Chundong, Executive Dean of the 21st Century Marxist Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Professor Ai Silin, Dean of the School of Marxism at Tsinghua University, Dean of the Institute of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era of Tsinghua University made special reports.



Deng Chundong is making a special report


With the topic "Several Important Issues Concerning the Quality of Ideological and Political Theory Courses", Deng Chundong pointed out that the firm belief and theoretical research on Marxism in the global perspective was an important condition for improving the quality of ideological and political theory courses, and Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as the latest achievement of Marxism in China was the unshakable theoretical guidance of the ideological and political theory course based on the comprehensive interpretation and in-depth analysis of the international economic, political and cultural situation.


Ai Silin is making a special report


Professor Ai Silin’s special report is “Thoughts on Implementing the Spirit of the Important Speech by General Secretary Xi Jinping in March 18". Based on the clear requirements of the ideological and political theory course in the important speech of General Secretary Xi, Ai Silin emphasized that in order to truly implement the spirit of the important speech of General Secretary Xi, it was necessary to do well in the running, teaching and learning of the ideological and political theory course. He used fifteen-word outlines to put forward specific measures for doing well in the running, teaching and learning of the ideological and political theory course. He also further defined the respective responsibilities of sports colleges and their ideological and political theory course teachers and students.



Ai Silin presents awards to ideological and political theory course teachers


On the morning of the 30th, the end of the two special reports indicated that the fourth agenda of the theme discussion was coming to an end. Li Hongxia, deputy dean of the School of Marxism at Beijing Sport University, briefly reviewed the activities of the seminar for one and a half days and summarized the meeting. At the same time, she announced the results of the evaluation of the ideological and political theory course demonstration class on the afternoon of the 29th. Luo Chunyi from Chengdu Sport University, Tang Baozhi from Shenyang Sport University, Gao Li from Harbin Sport University and Zhang Xiaoxue from Jilin Sport University won the first prize. Chen Shiyang from Beijing Sport University, Qin Chang from Shandong Sport University and Ma Haijie from Physical Education College of Zhengzhou University won the second prize. Zhong Difeng from Tianjin University of Sport, Lin Yingxiaoxue from Beijing Sport University, Zhu Xiaolin from Nanjing Sport Institute, and Liu Xiaorong from Xi'an Physical Education University won the third prize. Professor Ai Silin presented the certificate to the award-winning ideological and political theory course teacher on behalf of the Teaching Steering Committee of Ideological and Political Theory Course of the Ministry of Education.

At this point, the 9th National Sports Institute Ideological and Political Theory Teaching Seminar came to a successful conclusion. The spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech and the spirit of the important reply provide a firm and clear direction for the ideological and political education and the classroom construction and reform of ideological and political theory course in sports colleges. In this context, the successful convening of this ideological and political theory course teaching seminar will be conducive to promoting the national sports colleges to implement the core tasks of strengthening moral education and cultivating people in the ideological and political theory course and strengthen the important leading role of values. Participants in the meeting said that the contents of the seminar and report made everyone deeply inspired, which provided a driving force for promoting the reform and construction of the ideological and political theory course in sports colleges.