The establishment of the International Centre of Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHEI) in Shenzhen, China was approved by the Thirty-eighth General Conference of UNESCO held on November 7, 2015. It was a break-through for higher education development in Shenzhen and provided a wide stage for the international teaching of our university.
From December 21st to 23rd, 2015, Party Secretary of the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) and UNESCO Category II Project team leader, Professor LI Ming, attended the 30th Plenary Meeting of National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO.
On August 19, 2015, ICHEI’s project team visited the International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education (INRULED) in Beijing.
On April 21, 2015, ICHEI’s project team visited the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris and had a meeting with Dr. Qian Tang, Assistant Director-General for Education; David Atchoarena, the Director of the Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems; and several other UNESCO officers.
In October 2014, Shenzhen Project Team visited the UNESCO Korea Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), learning from their successful experience and laying a foundation for the establishment of future partnerships.