Tianhe's education develops over past decade

en.thnet.gov.cn Updated: October 21, 2022

Over the past decade, Guangzhou's Tianhe district has been focusing on developing a strong education system.

It opened 21 new primary and secondary schools over the past 10 years, renovated and expanded 22 schools or campuses, and built 66 kindergartens, increasing enrollment capacity by more than 50,000.

Brand schools like the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area School of the Tsinghua University High School and the Tianhe campus of Guangzhou Zhixin High School have been opened in the district. The Tiyudong Education Group Junhe Elementary School and the Tianhe Intelligence Business District (IBD) No 1 Primary School were built to strengthen education in the eastern part of Tianhe.


The Tianhe campus of Guangzhou Zhixin High School. [Photo/thnet.gov.cn]

Six education groups, including Guangzhou Xianlie East Road Education Group and Tiyudong Education Group, were established to give full play to the leading role of brand schools and promote the balanced development of regional education.

By cooperating with Shenzhen's Nanshan district, Tianhe has also been promoting the construction of schools for sports, arts, and community services.

A three-year plan to ensure the availability of teachers is being implemented in the district as well. To date, there are 29 senior teachers, 33 special-grade senior teachers, and 543 key teachers at or above municipal level.

It has become a provincial-level pilot area for the large-scale application and full coverage of national curriculum digital textbooks and an artificial intelligence curriculum reform pilot area, was named an advanced area in Guangdong province for promoting educational modernization, and made the list of Guangzhou's first areas with basically balanced development in national compulsory education.