SHANGHAI GUANGMING HIGH SCHOOL
Shanghai Guangming High School, located in Huangpu District, is a renowned, century-old school with strong traditions. It was established by the French in 1886. Known first as “Zhongfa Xue Tang”, then as “Zhongfa School,” it was finally renamed “Guangming High School” in 1951. It is now a model “demonstrative” high school – a key high school in Shanghai.
The current principal of the school is Mr. Mu Xiaojiong, a Special Grade teacher. There are approximately 110 in-service staff, 80% of whom are senior teachers. The school prides itself in the commitment and experience of its teachers, who have achieved prominence in education and instruction.
Under the background of inheriting a hundred years of cultural accumulation, combining the essence of Chinese and Western culture, and promoting development with times, Guangming aims to build a school with a strong humanistic spirit and to train students with a high degree of humanity, and fully implements the quality-oriented education with moral education as its core, innovation spirit and practical abilities as highlight. The school gradually forms its educational philosophy of one of harmonious and humanitarian development. Through the creation of the humanities curriculum, the setting of the humanistic community, the cultivation of human feelings, the school encourages its students to become talented adults who also have practical abilities, citizens with a spirit of innovation who show social responsibility and have a healthy outlook on life.
Guangming High School features bilingual teaching and excellent bilingual teachers. It is one of eleven Sino-French cooperative project schools (only two in Shanghai) and the first school in China to be granted "French-language education mark" by the French government. The school collaborates with the university of Elite Engineers in France, and sets French as first language, English second. Guangming High School also excels in English, Science, Chinese, PE, and Arts.
In addition, the school has established friendly relationships, including visits, exchanges, and frequent communications, with high schools in France, the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The students therefore are exposed to the world beyond their borders. School Name: Guang Ming High School, Shanghai, China
Principal: Mr. Mu xiaojiong
School website: http://gm.hpe.cn
Address: No. 181, South Xizang Road, Shanghai