Neusoft Education Technology Group Co. Limited（ "Neuedu"，Hong Kong listed company, stock code: 9616.HK) is a leading IT higher education technology group and digital talent education service provider in China. Focusing on the field of "IT+ health medical technology", it has formed a digital talent education service ecosystem composed of three main businesses: higher education with academic qualifications, export of educational resources and continuing education services.
Formal higher educationNeusoft has realized the gap between talent training in universities and talent demand in IT industry in its rapid development process. The serious disconnection between talent supply and demand has given birth to Neusoft’s dream of running a school. Relying on Neusoft’s strong industrial gene and technological resources, since 2000, three IT application-oriented undergraduate universities have been established in Dalian, Chengdu, and Foshan with new system and mechanism, high starting point and high standard – Dalian Neusoft University of Information, Chengdu Neusoft University and Neusoft Institute Guangdong. Now there are more than 55,000 full-time students and more than 120,000 graduates, making positive contributions to promoting the development of IT industry in China. With 20 years of educational innovation and development, Neusoft Universities have become the leader of private IT higher education in China.
With the mission of “boost smart education with technologies, empower students with innovative education”, Neuedu has built an application-oriented system that integrates industry and education. It has formed a running mechanism of school-enterprise cooperation and win-win cooperation and has creatively put forward and implemented the TOPCARES integrated talent training mode, developed a unique SOVO (Student Office & Venture Office) innovation and entrepreneurship education system with Neusoft characteristics, and built a large-scale integration of industry, learning and research. The University Science Park has adopted the group management mode of efficient operation and sharing, and implemented the unified education and teaching concept, method, mode, system and standard. Through the construction of first-class application-oriented specialty and high-level teacher team, application-oriented scientific research and social services, high-quality employment and entrepreneurship of students, the construction of beautiful and intelligent campus and the continuous improvement of the influence of the school brand, the three universities have been built into experimental fields for innovative education, research centers for educational methods and training bases for teachers’ skills of cooperative colleges, so as to realize the leading position of the three universities in China’s application-oriented universities.
Export of educational resources
In the face of the opportunities and challenges brought by the comprehensive transformation of education digitalization, relying on Neusoft's strong industrial advantages and rich academic education accumulation, the leading educational concepts, methods, models, systems, standards, etc. are digitized, productized, and platform, in the form of professional co-construction and industrial college, smart education platform and teaching content, and experimental training room solutions.With the digital workshop as the implementation carrier, we use first-class educational products and services to empower more ordinary universities and vocational colleges with IT and health medical technology education.At present, there are 8 IT training schools and 14 digital workshop delivery centers in the country, and more than 550 colleges and universities in China have used our high-quality education and teaching resources products and services, including ordinary colleges and universities that have been selected as "double first-class" construction universities and construction disciplines, and vocational schools that have been included in the "Double high Plan" construction schools of China's vocational education.As of March 2020, the number of schools served by Neuedu ranks second in China among IT value-added education service providers.
Neuedu adopts the unique "3+N" model of O2O, light asset and less manpower, and outputs the high-quality knowledge assets accumulated by the "3" universities of Neusoft to the "N" ordinary undergraduate and vocational colleges.On the one hand, the Group cooperates with partner universities and local governments to build a number of regional cooperation platform demonstration schools. While carrying out professional co-construction, the Group gives full play to the leading and radiation promotion effects of the platform demonstration schools, and provides shared platform services such as digital workshops for other cooperative universities in the region by relying on the regional delivery center.On the other hand, we carry out professional co-construction cooperation with many cooperative colleges and universities across the country, and improve the professional construction and talent training level of cooperative colleges and universities by providing services such as professional construction and professional co-construction.
Continuing education service
With the industrial practice of "IT+ Health medical technology" of Neusoft and the applied education accumulation of the three universities of Neusoft, supported by the three universities and the nationwide sales network, Neusoft has built a continuing education service system with the characteristics of Neusoft, and vigorously developed a hybrid lifelong education model integrating online and offline.First, relying on the three universities of Neusoft, actively carry out the business of continuing education for academic qualifications, as well as the business of self-study examination for higher education;The second is to undertake all kinds of non-academic short-term training business commissioned by the government, enterprises and colleges, covering government departments at all levels such as education, human resources and social security, industry and information technology, as well as enterprises in finance, construction, energy and other industries. Up to now, the business scope has expanded to 19 provinces and cities across the country;The third is to carry out diversified services such as IT employment skills training, employment consultation and employment recommendation for college students, graduates and individual social students to accurately enhance the employment competitiveness of students.
With strong teachers, excellent training system, strong brand influence, superior training environment and excellent training implementation ability, continuing education business has been highly recognized and evaluated by learners in various industries and their organizations, and has obtained many important training qualifications above the provincial level, such as: the first national vocational education teacher enterprise practice base, the first national vocational college principals training and cultivation base, the Ministry of Education information Education Advisory Committee, the first national vocational college information training base, the Ministry of Education quality provincial teacher training base, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security national high skill talent training base, the first 54 vocational skills training online platform institutions, the State Bureau of Foreign Experts authorized PMP Examination & Training Center, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology vocational skills improvement engineering cooperation units and the Ministry of technology skills talent online training cooperation units more than 80 training qualifications.
In recent years, Neuedu has actively responded to national policies, followed the development needs of the industry, and actively explored the field of online education.It has independently developed the Neuedu Online APP, an online learning platform. Up to now, the registered users of the APP have exceeded 1.3 million, and more than 17,000 students have participated in human resources assessment services and obtained professional learning and employment advice through Neuedu Online.In addition, the "Neuedu Online" learning platform officially became the "Internet + Vocational skills training" on-demand training platform of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security, selected 100 high-quality online vocational skills training platforms and digital resources of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, and successfully entered the "Employment, entrepreneurship and vocational training online service platform" of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.After "Neuedu online", IT has independently developed an IT Internet lifelong education learning platform - Neusoft IT Cloud School, which continuously empower individual learners to improve their ability, interview for employment, job promotion, etc.
Research and development
As a leading IT higher education group in China, Neuedu has always attached great importance to the subversive and leading role of cutting-edge scientific and technological innovation in the reform and development of education, and built a high-level research and development team with rich experience in the fields of educational research, scientific and technological research and product development. Based on the accumulation of 22 years of educational practice in Neuedu,Firmly promote the research and development strategy of "education + technology", rely on the innovation of scientific and technological means and teaching methods, build core competitive advantages, and achieve a new round of leading and empowering education reform.
In terms of educational research, through systematic research in the field of educational technology and learning science, we continue to promote the iterative update of the characteristic TOPCARES educational methodology, continue to optimize and innovate educational concepts, methods, models, systems and standards, and attach great importance to the methods and approaches of two-way integration of information technology and education.Provide strong educational theoretical support for scientific and technological research and product development.
In terms of science and technology research and development, focus on the development trend of education digitalization and intelligence, and comprehensively promote the scientific research and development and application of emerging frontier technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data and meta-universe in the field of education;Focusing on learning pain points in digital environments such as intelligent learning guidance, user portrait, process perception, blind spot monitoring, intelligent assessment, teaching diagnosis, virtual experiments, we continue to strengthen innovative technology and algorithm research, and form a strong coupling and strong interaction with product research and development.
In terms of product development, facing the national implementation of education digitization strategy and future education application scenarios, we fully rely on our own latest achievements in education research and scientific and technological research to carefully create and lay out the innovative form of future education products in advance.For the three fields of teaching management, teaching operation and teaching practice, 4S product and service system covering platform, software, resources and data levels (CaaS- Content as a service, Saas-software as a service, PaaS- platform as a service, DaaS- data as a service) has been built, and the connotation construction and reform and innovation of enabling education and teaching have been all-round and three-dimensional.
Honors and awards
From becoming one of the first 35 national-level demonstration software vocational and technical colleges in 2003 and becoming the chairman of the Joint meeting of Deans, to the first national private colleges and universities in 2005 winning the first National Teaching Achievement prize, and in recent years, successively winning the first 50 universities with typical experience in innovation and entrepreneurship and the first 99 demonstration universities in deepening innovation and education reform.In the past 22 years, the quality of the universities of Neuedu has been continuously improved, the results have been continuously abundant, and the brand has been widely recognized by all walks of life.For many consecutive years, it has been awarded the honorary titles of China's social Influence private colleges and universities, China's Top Ten brand private colleges and universities, China's most powerful private colleges and universities, and National charm Campus by Xinhuanet, China.net, CCTV network and other media.
A total of 25 majors of Neuedu have been selected into the "Double Million Plan" of the Ministry of Education for the construction of first-class undergraduate majors, covering engineering, management, art and liberal arts, covering more than 40% of the students.Including 8 national first-class undergraduate professional construction points, all of which are digital technology-related majors, among which Dalian Neusoft University of Information ranked first in the number of approvals of private universities in China;There are also 17 approved provincial first-class undergraduate professional construction points.A total of 68 courses of Neuedu have been selected as national/provincial first-class undergraduate courses, which has achieved full coverage of five first-class courses: offline, online, online and offline hybrid, virtual simulation experiment teaching and social practice.Among them, one course of Dalian Neusoft University of Information was recognized as the first batch of national first-class undergraduate courses, becoming the only private university in Liaoning Province that was recognized as the first batch;In addition, another 45 courses from Dalian Neusoft University of Information, 10 courses from Chengdu Neusoft University and 12 courses from Neusoft Institute Guangdong have been recognized as provincial first-class undergraduate courses.
In terms of the integration of production and education, Neusoft's three universities have been approved as five provincial industrial colleges and one provincial first batch of characteristic demonstration software colleges.In the first phase of the supply and demand docking employment education project approved by the Ministry of Education in 2022, a total of 95 employment education projects were approved by the three universities of Neusoft. Among them, Dalian Neusoft University of Information has been approved 52 employment education projects, the number of approved universities ranked second in the country.In addition, relying on its own industrial advantages, Neuedu has built the "Neuedu Science and Technology Industrial Park" with the main functions of "digital talent training, scientific and technological innovation and achievement transformation, and enterprise incubation". It is committed to promoting the close docking and integration of superior resources of universities, enterprises and research institutes, and building a new ecology of "production-study-research interactive integration".We will promote the high-quality development of the regional digital economy.Dalian Park has formed the characteristic layout of "one park, three districts and three platforms", and has been jointly recognized by the Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Education of Liaoning Province as a provincial university science and technology park, becoming the first provincial university science and technology park of private colleges and universities in Liaoning province.Chengdu Park deepens school-place cooperation, promotes the development of health tourism industry, and provides platform support for the construction of smart city and healthy city as well as the construction of industry-university-research ecosystem.Through innovative tools and training, entrepreneurial practice and incubation, and the introduction of enterprises into the school, Foshan Park has formed an open, sharing, production-education integration of entrepreneurship and innovation ecological complex.
At the same time, Dalian Neusoft University of Information has ranked third in the country for two consecutive years and first among science and engineering universities in 2022.Dalian Neusoft University of Information has won the first place in the "National Private and Independent College Teacher Teaching Development Index" of China Association of Higher Education for three consecutive years, and the first place in the "National Private and Independent College Teacher Competition State Data" of China Association of Higher Education for four consecutive years.On July 25, 2023, the Innovation and Practice of Multi-collaborative Digital Talent Training Model of Government, School, Bank and Enterprise Based on Digital Workshop, jointly submitted by Dalian Neusoft University of Information and Neuedu Technology Group and presided over by Professor Wen Tao, honorary President of Dalian Neusoft, won the national first prize.This is the only first prize of the national teaching achievement Award in the field of revocational education in Liaoning Province.
Neuedu has also won the "Xinhuanet 2019 · Comprehensive Strength Education Group", the Blue Whale Education 2020 IPO Award, the "2020 Most Growth IPO" of Glonhui Greater China, the "Most Valuable Education Company" of Zhitong Finance · Flush Financial Economics, and the "Top 100 Hong Kong Stocks of Caihua Net" in 2022"Outstanding Technology Enabling Education Enterprise" award and other honorary titles.In 2020, it was selected into the fourth batch of vocational education and training evaluation organizations of the Ministry of Education's 1+X certificate system pilot, the list of the first batch of gazelle enterprises in Liaoning Province in 2020, the best service support unit of Liaoning software industry for 20 years, and the first batch of construction and cultivation units of industry-education integration enterprises in Dalian City, and won the list of the second batch of high-tech enterprises in Dalian City in 2021.2022 National professional and technical personnel continuing education base.
Public welfare and responsibility
During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Neuedu opened its self-developed Neusoft MOOC platform, Neusoft Curriculum Practice Platform, and Neusoft software project development training platform to domestic universities free of charge, which was used by about 300 institutions and more than 87,000 people.Neuedu was recognized by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security as one of the first 54 vocational skills training online platforms in China, providing remote vocational skills training for more than 260 enterprises and nearly 10,000 employees during the epidemic period.Chairman Liu Jiren was selected as one of the "100 Advanced Individuals in the Private Economy" jointly launched by the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the General Administration of Market Supervision and Administration and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and President Wen Tao was awarded the title of "Contributor to the Development of Online Education in 2020" by the China Information Association.Neuedu won the Shanghai Press Group · Jiemian 2021 "ESG Pioneer 60" Annual Social Responsibility Excellence Award in 2021.
On June 28, 2017, then Premier Li Keqiang visited Dalian Neusoft University of Information and encouraged Neusoft teachers and students to "face the future, represent the future and master the future".We will earnestly implement the important instructions of Premier Li Keqiang, closely focus on the fundamental task of moral education and cultivating people, seize the development opportunities of China's digital wave, and work with partners to continue to empower learners and partners with higher school quality and more advanced educational products and services, and help the transformation and upgrading of the industry and the high-quality innovation and development of the digital economy.