Supporting education program in Tibet and Xinjiang launched

From this year onwards, the Ministry of Education will join with the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security to implement the 10,000-Teacher Supporting Education Program, sending outstanding teachers Tibet and Xinjiang to support teaching, and train local teachers.

The program will also allow inland schools share top quality teaching resources and mechanisms with schools in Tibet and Xinjiang, helping to improve educational development in these two provinces.

This year, a total of 5500 supporting teachers will be sent to Tibet and Xinjiang, including both teachers and volunteering teaching students.