Li Keqiang, Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Premier of the State Council, Wang Huning, Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee, attended the meeting.
Sun Chunlan, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, attended the meeting and addressed the commendation conference. She said that since the founding of the Peoples Republic of China 70 years ago, great changes have taken place in Chinas education. The vast number of teachers have been exemplary and devoted to educating people, making important contributions to the development and progress of the country. It is hoped that the majority of teachers will bear in mind General Secretary Xi Jinpings entrustment and focus on training socialist builders and successors with all-round development of morality, intelligence, physical fitness and beauty, educating talents for the Party and the country, educating people with morality, cultivating people with morality, assiduously studying and teaching, respecting tolerance and love, and being a good teacher of the Four Youths satisfied by the Party and the people. Relevant departments around the country should further improve the treatment of teachers, enhance their professional attraction and create a good atmosphere of respecting teachers and respecting education.
718 National Model Teachers, 79 Advanced Workers of National Education System, 597 Advanced Collectives of National Education System, 1432 National Excellent Teachers and 158 National Excellent Educators were commended at the meeting, and 1355 National Teaching Achievement Awards were awarded. Previously, the Ministry of Education and others also selected 10 national model of teaching and educating people.
Zhang Mengwei, National Model Teacher, Qinghe Bay School Teacher, Xinji City, Hebei Province, National Model Teacher, Fan Huili, Kindergarten Teacher of Weizhou Island, Beihai City, Guangxi Province, Hao Yunliang, Headmaster of Suzhou Construction Higher Vocational and Technical School, and the winner of National Teaching Achievement Award Table and Professor Xie Ping of Sichuan University spoke at the meeting respectively.
Ding Xuexiang, Chen Xie, Youquan, Cai Dafeng and Xia Baolong attended the meeting.