Shanghai publishes guidelines on after-school services to help students with learning difficulties

2022-04-29 0 By

With the arrival of the new semester, the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission has issued the “Shanghai Compulsory Education after-class Service Guidelines”.The guide focuses on guiding schools to provide rich after-school service content and standardized service behavior, and provides work guidance for schools to improve after-school service level.”ShuangJian” work, Shanghai actively play a role of main land school, full implementation of “5 + 2” (at least 2 hours a day, five days a week), the combination of “job counseling + quality activity” after class service, has been the basic realizing a complete coverage of primary school junior high school, public private school for the whole, students may leave to stay for the whole, complete coverage of working days.Statistics show that about 96.6 percent of primary and secondary school students in Shanghai participate in after-school services, and about 94.8 percent of teachers devote themselves to after-school services.On the basis of summarizing the good practices and experiences of schools and districts in Shanghai in developing after-school services, the guide designs normative standards and targeted guidance, emphasizing that schools should enhance the attractiveness of after-school services with the richness of activities, and according to their own teachers, site facilities and other resources available.Arrange homework guidance, moral education, reading, science and technology, sports, art, labor, safety training and other types of quality education activities to enrich students’ extracurricular life.In terms of homework guidance, the guide makes clear that schools should arrange subject teachers to answer questions for students’ homework and strengthen timely feedback, correction and face-to-face criticism of subject homework and exercises.Students who encounter difficulties in subject learning should make up for their gaps and gaps with individualized assistance.Considering the diverse demands for after-school services and the limited strength of teachers, the guide suggests that outside schools can be expanded through multiple channels, in addition to focusing on school staff and exploring the flexible commuting system for teachers.In the education system, the resources of school districts, groups, off-campus education units such as youth activity centers and children’s palaces, as well as colleges and universities can be mobilized, and the retired teachers’ forces can also be shared regionally.Outside the education system, we can encourage and support the introduction of communities, enterprises and public institutions, relevant professional organizations, social venues and non-disciplinary training institutions selected to meet the corresponding requirements, so as to form a joint force of after-school services.Article/Reporter Wu Zhendong editor/Dynasty