1.Beijing Education Yearbook is a large scale specializedreference book. Under the instructions of Education Commissionof Beijing Municipal Committee of CPC and Beijing MunicipalEducation Committee, it is Compiling Committee of BeijingEducation Yearbook(Beijing Education Yearbook Editorial Office)who is responsible for compiling this book. It always adheresto the guiding principles of Marxism-Leninism, Mao ZedongThought, Deng Xiaoping Theory, the important thought of "ThreeRepresentatives", the Scientific Outlook on Development and XiJinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for aNew Era, and follows the principle of seeking truth from facts toreflect the actual situation scientifically and objectively.
2.With articles and entries as the basic literature type, thisyearbook is mainly consists of entries. It uses narratives topresent straightly and make efforts to be brief and to the point.There are color pictures before and in the articles. There areindexes of keywords, units and names at the back of the article.
3.This Yearbook has been published annually since 1997. Eachyearbook records previous year's new incidents and eventshappened in Beijing educational system, which offers bothreferences for decision making and information for educationalplanning and development. In addition, it also helps people fromboth home and abroad to understand and doing research aboutthe status quo of Beijing education. Since 2017, this yearbook has been presented in three versions, the officially publishedyearbook version,the Brief Edition of the Beijing EducationYearbook and the online edition of the Beijing EducationYearbook(njzypt.jyzh.cn),each has its own emphasis.
4.This Yearbook embodies the panorama of Beijing educationsituation, including not only those educational departmentsdirectly under Beijing Municipal, but also all level all kinds ofeducational sections of different districts under central educationministry.
5.The 2018 Education Yearbook was compiled by categories,which has Education Management,Teaching and EducationService three major sections. Specifically, this yearbookcontains 23 categories, chronologically including specialfeature, generality of Beijing education, major events, preschooleducation, elementary education, higher education, vocationaland continuing education, private education, moral physicaland aesthetic education, integrated management, educationsupervision, scientific research, teachers construction, studentsmanagement, enrolling and testing, communication andcooperation, the collaborative development of education inBeijing-Tianjin-Hebei, districts education, institutions directlyunder Beijing municipal commission of education, socialgroups,research report, statistics, appendix.
6.The 2018 Education Yearbook added Personage category,which includes two sub-categories: Advanced Figures andPersonage Passed Away. Added Party Building subcategoryunder the Integrated Management category, and Winter OlympicEducation subcategory under the category of Moral, Physical andAesthetic Education.
7.The Appendix Section uses chart to indicate the basiceducational development of Beijing different districts for thereaders' convenience.
8.In this Yearbook, those working units included which havechanged their names during the editing period would still bereferred to as their primitive names with the new names in thefollowing brackets. Due to layout limitations, abbreviations areused in referring to party and government institutions in theyearbook. Abbreviations are used in referring to the name of theInstitutions in captions of the colour pictures. Details could befound in the Appendix Full name & Abbreviation table of someinstitutions.
9.This Yearbook contains a namelist of chief leaders of BeijingEducational Administrative sections at various levels, all of whom held office in 2017 and the appointment and dismissal are notedseparately.
10.All the articles, entries and pictures in this yearbook areprovided by specialized staff from all types of educationaladministrative sections and examined carefully by theirmanagers and people in charge. The Statistical Material of BeijingEducation is provided by Development Planning Department ofBeijing Municipal Education Committee.
11.In terms of the currency in this yearbook, RMB is referred toas Yuan and the common names are used in referring to othercurrencies.
12.Every annual statistic involved in this yearbook takes thestatistical criteria of December 31, 2017 as standard and othernon annual statistics take the ones from statistical or operatingdepartments as standard.
13.This Yearbook describes educational happenings betweenJanuary 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Some of itscontent may dated back a minor deal according to its practicalcircumstance.