Hosted by the Chinese Dancers Association and organized by the Primary and Secondary School Dance Education Committee of the Chinese Dancers Association, the Second “Campus Dancing Spring” of the National Primary and Secondary School Dance Education Seminar ( “dance education seminar”) was recently held at Beijing Second Experimental Primary School.
Gu Xiulian, Vice-chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the Tenth National People’s Congress and Director of the Working Committee for the Care of the Next Generation, Feng Shuangbai, the CPPCC National Committee Member and Chairman of the Chinese Dancer Association, Luo Bin, Secretary of Branch Committee of the CPC and Secretary-general of the Dance Education Seminar, Li Jiaqin, Deputy Secretary of Branch Committee of the CPC and Deputy Secretary-general of the Dance Education Seminar, Huang Doudou, Vice-chairman of the Chinese Dancers Association and Director of the Primary and Secondary School Dance Education Committee of the Chinese Dancers Association, eminent personalities involved in contemporary dance education and the arts, principals of renowned schools across the country and top dance teachers attended this seminar.
The seminar focused on the current situation and development of quality dance education in primary and secondary schools throughout the country as the participants explored new teaching modes and methods to develop a quality dance education that can blaze a new trail in art education development for primary and secondary schools throughout the country.
At the seminar, the Chinese Dancers Association granted the honor plaque to primary and secondary schools that have made great strides in dance education and distinguished themselves as positive role models in dance education locally. Yitian Primary School and Shenzhen Middle School in Futian district both received the honors, and this is not only a significant recognition of the distinctive education work done by these two schools, but it also symbolizes the growth of Yitian Primary School’s as a major driving force supporting the “Dance in the School” activity.
Yitian Primary School shall further enrich and extend the essence and meaning of “Primary and Secondary School For Education in Traditional Dance”, to fully exploit and integrate the excellent education resources available, and expand the space for education cooperation to continuously improve the quality of art education in traditional arts in several aspects such as professional instruction, teaching methodologies for dancing, research and development and the implementation of a distinctive curriculum, club construction and arts demonstration.