On the morning of April 30, Xinhua Academy formally appointed the former principal of Hefei No. 1 Middle School and counsellor of Anhui Provincial People’s Government, Mr. Chen Dong, as its consultant. Xinhua Holding Group Chairman Mr. Wu Chengzhu, Executive Director Mr. Bai Ning, Vice President Mr. Dong Chao, Head of Xinhua Academy Mr. Li Jianmin and all divisional principals attended the important ceremony.
At the ceremony, Mr. Wu presented Mr. Chen with his appointment letter and welcomed him to our school on behalf of the company. Mr. Chen is a highly respected leader of the education sector in Anhui Province with many years of educational experience. Xinhua Academy is very pleased that Mr. Chen has joined our education team.
In his acceptance speech, which Mr. Chen gave first is flawless English and then again in Chinese, he thanked Xinhua Academy for its trust, and described the history of warm cooperation between Xinhua Academy and Hefei No. 1 Middle School.
He expressed admiration for Chairman Wu's educational dedication and support for our school’s educational philosophy. He expressed his belief that the strong financial backing and excellent management team of Xinhua Academy will lead it to be an international school with high standards, high starting point, and high quality. He is committed to help develop our school.
Head of School Mr. Li warmly welcomed Mr. Chen’s interest in our school. He believes this is a huge leap forward for Xinhua Academy as Mr. Chen’s will help our school build its reputation as it develops academically. He affirmed Mr. Chen's guidance to the school. He also pointed out that Xinhua Academy will institutionalize the use of expert senior education experts as academic consultants, thus providing intellectual support and strong motivation for the school’s future development.
In the end, Mr. Wu pointed out that Xinhua Academy should adapt to Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping’s point: build a powerful nation of education, promote the urban spirit of “Great Lake City, Innovation Heights” and develop the strategy of talent introduction.
The appointment ceremony united the participants as both Mr. Chen and Mr. Li committed to working together to draw a beautiful blueprint for international education, and to make Xinhua Academy a famous internationalized school.