President calls for world-class universitiesGB Times.
Xi made the remarks during an inspection tour of Peking University, one of China’s top universities, last Wednesday ahead of the university’s 120th anniversary, which falls on 4 May, reports state-owned news portal Xinhua.
Xi stressed that more effort needs to be spent on improving higher education and nurturing world-class universities with Chinese characteristics – meaning universities that adapt to Chinese conditions. To achieve that goal, Xi proposed that the country should focus on three fundamental areas: adhering to the right political direction, training competent teachers and establishing a system that will cultivate talent.
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