We should implement the strategy of developing the country by relying on science and education. Scientific and technological progress is a decisive factor in economic development and educational development is the foundation of scientific and technological progress. The increasingly acute world-wide econimic competition and over-all competition between nations is in the final anylisis competition in science and technology and full competence of people. Only by vigorously developing education and science and technology and really stting in force the process of developing our economy by relying on scientific and technological advancement and improving the qualities of our labors can we accelerate the process of mordenization and narrow the gap between china and developed countries.
The foundamental task of our working in science and education is to elevate
the ideological and ethical standards, the scientific and cultural level of the entire nation and its creative capabilities. This is the imperative task which is addicted by china’s need to further its modernization drive, to meet the requirements of the world’s immerging scientific and technological revolution and to compete well economically in the world market.
In our working in science and technolygy, we should strive to promote the use of practicable and advanced technologies in the fields of production, distribution, consumption, environmental protection and other fields. We should also promote the comercialization of scientific and technological achievements and especially advances in information technology. We should improve the system of socialized scientific and technological services, so that the achievements in science and technology will in turn better serve economic and social development and the well being of the people. We should vigorously
promote the reform of management of higher education by neans of judicious allocation and full use of educational resources so as to improve the quality of education and the efficiency in school management. Emphasis should be laid on improving students's overall quality as well as on the promotion of ideological, moral and aesthetic education. Reform should be carried on school course content, curriculum and teaching methods in order to satisfy the sociey's need for all types of qualified personnel.