Recently, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Finance, and the National Bureau of Statistics held a national promotion meeting on financial education investment and education funds statistics. The meeting systematically summed up the main achievements in the statistical work of financial education investment and education funds since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, exchanged typical experiences, and made arrangements for the work this year and the next period.
The meeting emphasized that it is a strategic plan made by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council to give priority to the development of education to ensure that the proportion of national fiscal education expenditure to GDP is generally not less than 4%, that the fiscal general public budget education expenditure only increases year by year, and that the average general public budget education expenditure according to the number of students in school only increases year by year. All localities should always give priority to the development of education, further intensify their work, and ensure that the responsibility for investment is put in place.Ensure that the "two increases only do not decrease" are put in place and that the annual budget is implemented in place. It is necessary to strengthen management and ensure the standardized and efficient use of education funds.
The meeting emphasized that the statistics of education funds is an important comprehensive and basic work to systematically reflect the information of education economy, an important starting point to promote the implementation of the responsibility of education investment, and an important support to formulate and improve the education investment policy. It is necessary to actively adapt to the requirements of high-quality development, further improve the statistical system of education funds, and establish and improve the dynamic monitoring mechanism for the implementation of education funds. It is necessary to further improve the statistical standards, indicators and systems of education funds, improve the statistical quality and ability of education funds, and give full play to the supporting role of information consultation, monitoring and supervision and decision-making.
Responsible comrades of relevant departments and directly affiliated units of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Finance and the National Bureau of Statistics attended the meeting at the main venue, and responsible comrades of education, finance and statistics departments of all provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government), cities with separate plans and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps attended the meeting by video at the sub-venue.
Source: Ministry of Education website