The Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council issued “Opinions on Strengthening and Improving Ideological and Political Work of Higher Learning Institutes under New Conditions” (the Opinions for short). Regarding this issuance, leaders of Publicity Department of the Central Committee, Organization Department of the Central Committee and Ministry of Education gave an interview to answer questions from journalists.
Question: What requirements do the Opinions point out for strengthening ideological and theoretical education and value guidance?
Answer: To ensure ideological and political work, we should give high priority to developing Party's ideological and theoretical construction, which is essential. The Opinions put forward that first, we should enhance education about ideal and belief; second, we should foster and practice the core values of socialism; third, we should vigorously promote the fine traditional Chinese culture, and foster the national spirit and spirit of the times; forth, we should further develop ideological, political and theoretical courses in higher learning institutes; and last we should enhance the development of Marxism schools in higher learning institutes and conduct deeper researches and construction projects of Marxism theory.
Question: How to strengthen construction and administration of classes in higher learning institutes and various ideological and cultural fields?
Answer: The Opinions put forward that first, we should enhance administration of classroom teaching, and second we should enhance standardized administration of various ideological and cultural fields as well as network security management on campus.