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Background On Kunming Teacher Training Institute

William R. Eubank

Kunming Teacher Training Institute


This beautiful building was still used for night school classes when I was at the school between 1988 and 1991. I taught several classes on the second floor.

I would appreciate a translation of the Chinese narrative below. Please e-mail the text to me at wmeubank@yahoo.com

昆明师专是一所多学科综合性高等师范专科学校。它遵循坚持三个面向,立足昆明地区,突出师范特点,加强科学研究,提高教学质量,培养合格教师的办学宗旨,培养一专多能的中学教师,同时担负培训在职中学教师的任务。

学校位于昆明市区昆师路,新建教学大楼、实验楼、图书馆、学生宿舍‥‥‥掩映在绿树丛中,非常适宜于读书学习。

自一九七八年建立以来,学校已为国家培养了2379名毕业生。经过十年建设,学校已初具规模。全校有教职工382人,其中专任教师214人,专任教师中教授2人、副教授51人、讲师69人,学校还聘请省内外知名大学的12名教授为顾问或兼职教授。图书馆有藏书24万册,订有各种报刊1127种,实行开架借阅。学校的理、化、生实验室,电教室、语音实验室,听音室。计算机室均已建成,为教学、科研提供了良好条件。

学校现设有中文、政教、外语、历史、数学、物理、化学、生物、体育等9个专业,除体育专业学制二年外,其余专业学制均为三年。一九八八年还与华东师大联合办学招收中文专业本科班。学校还设有经国家教委批准的夜大函授部,目前设置中文、文书档案、经济管理、英语、日语五个专业。

本校今年招生,主要面向昆明市辖四区八县。同时按全省统一安排,各专业均招收东川、昭通、曲靖、楚雄、玉溪、红河、文山、思茅、西双版纳、大理、保山、德宏、丽江、怒江、迪庆、临沧等地州的考生。

学校热忱欢迎有志于富民兴滇、决心献身教育事业的青年报考深造。

Kunming Teacher Training Institute is an advanced teacher training school with several programs. Its goal is to provide qualified teachers based on high teaching quality and scientific research in our school. We train our students not only becoming a teacher of different abilities in high school, but also providing some training for other teachers already working in schools.

Kunming Teacher Training Institute is located in KunShi Road. Its very good for students to study here in a beautiful campus with new-built classrooms, labs, libraries, dormitories, etc.

Since 1978, 2379 students have graduated from this school. After 10 years, this school develops a basic scale. There are 382 people working in the school, including 214 people in faculty. The faculty includes 2 professors, 51 associated professors, and 69 instructors. We also have 12 guest professors from other famous universities in this province. There are 240,000 books in the library, including 1127 different magazines and newspapers. Students can borrow the books by themselves in the library. The facilities include the labs of science, chemistry, and biology, classrooms with electronic equipment, language lab, language pronunciation lab, language listening lab, and computer center. They are provided for teaching and scientific research in our school.

There are 9 departments in school now: Chinese Literature, Political Science, Foreign Language, History, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Athletics. All the departments provide three-year program except that it is a two-year program for the Athletics Department. A united entrance examination for Chinese Literature Department was held with HuaDong Teaching University in 1988. There is also a night school here, which was approved by National Education Ministry. There are 5 departments in the night school: Chinese Literature, File Management, Economics and Management, English, and Japanese.

The entrance examination this year will be mostly for the areas around KunMing City. Based on the arrangement with the Provincial government, each department will accept the students from DongChuan, ZhaoTong, ChuXiong, YuXi, HongHe, WeiShan, SiMao, DaLi, BaoShan, LiJiang, LuanJiang, LinCang, and other districts in YunNan.

We welcome those who are enthusiastic and want to devote themselves to education to join us.

Translation provided by my friend:

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|  Phillip Hsu                |
|  Email : cyhsu@ccs.neu.edu  |
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