Shenyang Normal University
|Being subordinate to Liaoning Provincial People’s Government, Shenyang Normal University is a comprehensive one covering eight categories like philosophy, economics, law, pedagogy, literature, science, engineering science and management science.
The university is the former Northeastern College of Education which was established in 1951, it was renamed to Shenyang Normal College in 1953 as one of the two first undergraduate regular faculties established in the Northeast China at that time. The well-known educationist Dong Chuncai, Che Xiangchen and Wu Boxiao had successively taken the place of the primary leader in the university. It was renamed to Liaoning No. 1 Normal College in 1965 and resumed to Shenyang Normal College in 1978. In 2001, together with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the Provincial People’s Government made a decision to combine Shenyang Normal College with Liaoning College of Education to create Shenyang Normal University.
The university covers an area of 1928mu with building area of 0.758million square kilometers and books set of 1.800 million. There are 22299 fulltime undergraduate and college students, 1656 master postgraduates, 891 instruction masters and near 320 foreign students. Now our university has educated more than 70,000 teachers and other gifts having both ability and moral ethics for the state and especially made great contributions to the instruction career of Liaoning.
Liaoning Provincial Basic Education Teaching and Research Training Center, Liaoning Educational Administration Institute and Liaoning Audio-Visual Instruction Hall are established in our university. Now there are 22 second faculties including Faculty of Educational Science, College of Foreign Languages, Software College, International Business College, Educational Technology School and College of Dramatic Art, etc. and 12 halls, departments and facilities. With 60 undergraduate specialties and 57 master’s degree programs, it’s the unit that develops in service worker applying for master’s degree and master’s degree of education with the same educational level as postgraduates as well as the unit that can allow Chinese Government Scholarship students. It has six national and provincial-level key bases, four provincial-level key subjects and crucial co-construction areas, seven provincial and city-level key laboratories and twelve comprehensive lab’s. And there are 33 research associations like Institute of Education Economics and Management, Institute of Chinese Culture and Literature, Paleontology Research Institute, Institute of Human Resource Development and Management and Insect Research Institute, etc. and four co-operation bases of business, university and scientific research.
The university currently has 1645 full time teachers and 14 specially-made professors, of which, 2 are academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 244 are professors and 593 are associate professors. Otherwise, many academicians of both institutes and foreign and domestic specialists and scholars who have amazing scientific attainments are engaged as honorary professors and part-time professors and we also engage 30 foreign teachers. The university has successively signed agreements on international academic exchange and collaboration with more than 30 universities and colleges and scientific research institutions of America, England, Canada, Japan, Russia, Belgium, Denmark, Australia and Korea, etc.