Chongqing: nine departments jointly issue a document to reduce the burden of primary and middle school students
Xinhua News Agency, Chongqing, November 7 (Reporter Ke Gaoyang) strictly control the amount of homework done by primary and middle school students, strictly control the over-class teaching in out-of-school training institutions, and establish an evaluation system for science education. The reporter learned from the Chongqing Municipal Education Commission a few days ago that nine departments, including the Chongqing Municipal Education Commission and the Municipal Development and Reform Commission, jointly issued the "implementation Plan for further promoting the work of reducing the burden of Primary and Middle School students in Chongqing," and carried out special actions to reduce the burden of primary and secondary school students throughout the city.
In order to reduce the examination burden of primary and secondary school students, the scheme clearly proposes to strictly regulate the number of primary and secondary school examinations, primary schools can only organize final examinations, junior middle schools can only organize mid-term and final examinations. Strictly control the amount of students' family homework, improve the pertinence and effectiveness of homework, and abandon mechanical, repetitive and punitive homework. Written homework shall not be assigned in the first and second grades of primary school, the total amount of homework in grades 3 to 6 shall be controlled within 60 minutes per day, and the total amount of homework in junior middle school shall be controlled within 90 minutes per day. Scientific arrangement of students' work and rest, to ensure that students sleep time, primary school students every day not less than 10 hours, junior high school students not less than 9 hours a day, senior high school students not less than 8 hours a day.
In view of the phenomenon of "reducing the burden on the campus and increasing the burden outside the school" in recent years, the plan also proposes to strictly supervise the teaching of off-campus training institutions, requiring that the training content should not exceed the corresponding national curriculum standards. The progress of the training shall not exceed the progress of the local primary and secondary schools in the same period, the training time shall not conflict with the teaching time of the local primary and secondary schools, and the end time shall not be later than 20: 30, no homework shall be left behind, and no "primary school" teaching shall be carried out for preschool children. In addition, it is strictly forbidden for off-campus training institutions to intervene in the enrollment of primary and secondary schools in any way. Students at the stage of preschool and compulsory education, subjects related to further studies or examinations and their extended competitions or grade tests shall not be held or participated in disguised competitions for the purpose of organizing or participating in disguised competitions for students at the stage of preschool and compulsory education.
The burden reduction of primary and middle school students still needs the guarantee of scientific educational evaluation system. According to the person in charge of the Chongqing Municipal Education Commission, Chongqing is deepening the reform of the educational evaluation system, scientifically evaluating schools, teachers and students, and persisting in taking the implementation of quality education as the focus of evaluating the quality of primary and secondary schools.