On July 3, 2019, the Forum on Early Childhood Development, Child Care Services and Family Parenting Support was held at Beijing Normal University. This forum is sponsored by the Preschool Education Institute (Department) of the Beijing Normal University, and is supported by the National Social Science Foundation's major project "Research on the 0-3 Years Old Child Care Service System in Urban Areas under the Comprehensive Two-Child Policy" (17ZDA123). Attending the forum were leaders of functional departments such as the National People's Congress, the National Health and Health Commission, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Development Research Center of the State Council, the All-China Women's Federation, UNICEF, and China International Development Knowledge Center, as well as experts, scholars, and infant care from related fields. There are more than 200 people including frontline practitioners in the service industry. Professor Hong Xiumin, the director of the Institute of Preschool Education (Department), Beijing Normal University presided over the opening ceremony of the forum.
Professor Zhu Xudong, Minister of Education, Beijing Normal University first extended a warm welcome and heartfelt thanks to the participants. I hope that through this forum, a multi-subject cooperation framework can be established to provide infant and child care services that are relevant to the future of the country and the hope of the nation. Fully discuss and contribute ideas together.
Chen Chen of the Department of Population and Family of the National Health and Health Commission believes that the convening of this forum fully responded to the recent "Guiding Opinions on Promoting the Development of Infant and Child Care Services Under the Age of 3" issued by the General Office of the State Council on building a diversified, diversified and covering urban and rural It is expected that the forum will lead the development of the infant care services and the theoretical exploration in depth.
Director Wang Yaling of the Children's Division of the All-China Women's Federation's Family and Children's Work Department said that women's federations at all levels will launch family happiness projects, deepen early family education support services for children aged 0-3, and do a good job in promoting the construction of an infant care service system.
Wu Xueyao, Department of Social Development, National Development and Reform Commission pointed out that early childhood development and care services are in their infancy and urgently need to use innovative thinking to carry out continuous and in-depth research. It is hoped that this forum will be used as an opportunity to promote the key to policy design. problem.
Director Yan Jin, Director of the Family and Family Division of the Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Health, shared the introduction of Beijing's exploration and work deployment in promoting the development of infant and child care services. It is hoped that the forum will strengthen communication and deepen and promote policies and practices.
This forum has set up two major discussion topics, which are carried out in three forms: keynote report, special report and round table dialogue. The morning topic was "Early Infant Development and Family Support". After the opening ceremony, first entered the keynote report session, chaired by Du Jigang, deputy director of the Institute of Preschool Education (Department), Beijing Normal University.
Prof. Hong Xiumin, the director of the Institute of Preschool Education (Department), Beijing Normal University made a keynote report entitled “Investigation and Reflection on the Supply and Demand of Infant and Child Care Services”, and shared the results of the major projects of the National Social Science and National Health Commission Based on a large-scale field survey, the current situation of supply and demand and main contradictions in the development of infant care services in China is analyzed, and evidence-based thinking and recommendations are provided for the formulation of follow-up policies and system design for infant care services.
Yu Yu, an investigator and researcher of the Social Development Research Department of the Development Research Center of the State Council, published a keynote report entitled "Building a Child Care Policy System in China", reviewing and summarizing the development of China's early childhood development services and related policies, condensing the early childhood development services The current situation and the main challenges faced, and then put forward the general ideas and suggestions for the construction of China's childbearing policy system.
Cai Jianhua, secretary of the party committee and deputy director of the cadre training center of the National Health and Health Commission, introduced the team ’s baseline survey of early childhood development in Hunan and southern Shaanxi, intervention projects, and The project evaluation situation, based on international experience and domestic surveys, puts forward the positioning and goals of early development of infants and young children, and issues and considerations that need to be focused on during subsequent construction.
Chen Xuefeng, an expert on early childhood development at the UNICEF China Office, published a keynote report entitled "Explorations and Reflections on Family Support Services for Early Childhood Development", detailing the exploration carried out by UNICEF in cooperation with the All China Women's Federation and the Ministry of Commerce. The goals, processes and implementation effects of family and community-based family support services for children aged 0-3 provide a clear reference for the advancement of family support services for early childhood development.
Subsequently, the forum focused on "Early Infant Development and Family Support" and was chaired by Professor Ye Pingzhi, School of Education, Guangzhou University.
Associate Professor Liu Xin from the Institute of Preschool Education of Beijing Normal University shared the observation and assessment methods for infants and young children's development at the age of 2-3, as well as development reports on infants' movement, cognition, language, emotion and social adaptation based on the assessment. Lan Hai, director of the Family Education Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Management Sciences, emphasizes the key impact of parental learning on children's growth, and shares high-quality parental learning methods. Nie Wenlong, a teacher at the Huangpu District Early Education Guidance Center in Shanghai, explored the practical guidance strategies for the development of infants and young children from the perspectives of environment creation, activity design, curriculum integration, instructional methods for families, and family and community resources. Liu Jinhua, vice president and secretary-general of Shanghai Early Population Development Association, shared Shanghai's experience and practice in promoting policy guidance and support, service model, management system, and talent team building for 0-3 year old infant care services. Capital Normal University Bai Ge presents examples and enlightenment of community-based early family education guidance models in developed regions. Associate Professor Yue Suping from Anyang Preschool Teachers College shared the current status and problems of family education, early education institutions and teacher training in Henan Province, aged 0-3.
The afternoon's forum was centered on "standardized and diversified development of childcare services" and was chaired by Associate Professor Cao Hongjian, Institute of Preschool Education (Department), Beijing Normal University.
Dr. Luo Li, School of Preschool Education, Capital Normal University, Associate Professor Fan Mingli, Head of the Department of Preschool Education, Hebei University, and Deputy Director Yi Lingyun, Institute of Basic Education, Chinese Academy of Educational Sciences. Early childhood care policy framework and current status of care, the current status and experience of the Dutch infant care and early education service system, and the policy system and practice of the integration of preschool education and child care in the United Kingdom, for example, provide a solution for the development of child care services in China Useful inspiration. Jiang Lei, General Manager of Bosimeibang (Beijing) Education Consulting Co., Ltd., taking Taiwan as an example, shared the development of childcare services from marketization to quasi-publicization. Jing Wen, editor of the Party School of Shaanxi Provincial Party Committee of the Communist Party of China, shared an empirical study on the career intention of infant care teachers aged 0-3 under the background of the transition of fertility policy. Gao Chenzhuo, a PhD student of Xi'an Jiaotong University, expounded the thinking of the supply-side reform of 0-3 year old child care services under the demand-oriented. The executive affairs partner of TOTAL (Shanghai) Information Consulting Service Center brought about research and thinking on how big data and AI technology can empower the intelligent management and operation of education institutions.
The next round-table dialogue was hosted by Mao Yanyan, a researcher at the China Population and Development Research Center. Seven experts and scholars from universities, research institutes, and practitioners in the front line were invited to focus on "how to promote the standardized and pluralistic development of infant and child care services." Start a conversation. Professor Lu Ping of Zhejiang Normal University believes that we must first establish a mechanism to standardize and promote the diversified development of childcare institutions. Professor Qin Xufang of Shenyang Normal University proposed that the development of infant and child care services faces four constraints: authoritative constraints on state power, ideal constraints on government texts, subject constraints on childcare services, and dynamic constraints on system implementation. Minister Yang Caixia of the Ministry of Preschool Education of China Children's Center focused on the supportive role of funding and financial support for the standardized development of childcare institutions. Luo Xiaoyan, the director of the Putuo District Early Education Guidance Center in Shanghai, focused on the admission of institutions to ensure that the development of childcare institutions has a healthy ecological environment. Lei Yi, a researcher at Beijing Ronghe Times Education Technology Co., Ltd., starts from the two main bodies of government and social forces, and believes that the responsibilities of government and enterprises need to be divided according to the needs of parents and the service content of social forces. Yao Qian, the brand director of Yijiajia Education Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd., looks forward to the community's cooperation with the education institutions to achieve resource sharing. Lv Siwen, Chief Operating Officer of MoreCare Maokai Infant Academy, proposes to interpret the macro system into different elements and variables from the perspective of standardized and diversified childcare service construction, and then control and optimize the elements and variables. The content of the roundtable dialogue aroused strong resonance among the participants and pushed the forum to a new height.
At the end of the forum, Professor Pang Lijuan, a member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, a deputy director of the Standing Committee of the Beijing People's Congress, and a professor at Beijing Normal University, gave a wonderful summary speech. She fully affirmed the significance of this forum for the research and policy promotion of infant and childcare services, and shared and raised her three basic theoretical issues and policy sources regarding the attributes, positioning, and development goals of 0-3 years old childcare services Thinking on seven key policy issues, such as the management system, hosting body, hosting form, financial investment, teacher building, supervision and evaluation, and reward regulation system in the construction of a 0-3 year-old childcare service system . The forum ended successfully in a warm atmosphere and achieved fruitful discussion results.