On December 15, the Report of the Survey of International Development of China's Higher Education and the Quality Certification Conference for Studying in China were held. The results of the second batch of pilot schools attending the quality certification were released on the conference. Central China Normal University was awarded the Quality Certification of Studying in China.
In recent years, the work of international students studying in CCNU has been fully affirmed by higher education sector. Especially since the "12th Five-Year Plan", the education of international students has leapfrogged. The number of students has grown from 32 in 1999 to 2,917 in 2016, which nearly accounts for 10% of the total number of students in CCNU. There were 18 countries involved in 1999 while 146 in 2016. In July 2013, CCNU was assessed as the first batch of "National Demonstration Site of Studying in China" by the Ministry of Education, which marks a new beginning for the development of education of international students and lays a solid foundation for the future development of education of international students.
In order to promote the orderly development of overseas education and the establishment of a quality assurance system for studying in China. China Education Association for International Exchange, entrusted by the International Department of the Ministry of Education, has selected schools nationwide with instinctive characteristics and excellent achievements in education of international students to join in the first batch of quality certification of pilot work.