[photopress:MBA_china_education_resources.jpg,full,alignright]China Education Resources, through its national Internet portal, CERSP.com, on-line teacher training is educating 47,000 teachers from across China in the government’s new creative curriculum methodology, an essential element in modernizing China’s education system. For this the CERSP is being paid about $850,000.
Chengfeng Zhou, chairman and CEO of China Education Resources said, ‘We are proud to be a leading K-12 education provider in China. All of China is committed to modernizing their education system. Government officials, national experts, teachers and administrators are working closely with us to make our CERSP web portal the most effective national online education resource in China.’
CER is developing products and services to meet the requirements of the Chinese government’s eleventh 5-year plan (2006 – 2011), which includes mandates for online education discussion and distance training.
The government led, CER implemented online program is the largest in China’s history. It is now more than four times larger than a year ago. This program includes ‘My Study Room’, which has a similar interface as ‘My Space’, but with education content. This includes an online audio conference capability.
Ms. Zhu Muju, the Chair of Curriculum Development Center (CDC) of the Ministry of Education (MOE) has said that CERSP’s successful long-distance training is very important for promoting the government’s new curriculum standards.