GUANGDONG ATV COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS
Guangdong ATV College of Performing Arts was founded in 2000 by Sun Yanjun (national first-class actor who played Liu Bei in the classic version of the Romance of The Three Kingdoms). Approved by the People’s Government of Guangdong Province and registered by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, our college is included in the unified national enrollment plan. It runs with distinct features and high teaching quality, and has gained substantial teaching achievements (our teachers and students have won multiple awards), enjoying high popularity and great influence in Guangdong Province. In 2021, our college was listed in “The First Batch of Partner Universities of All-media Production-education Integration Program in the Sino-foreign Cultural Exchange” by the Ministry of Education.
The college locates in Deqing County, a famous historical and cultural city on the north bank of the midstream of Xijiang River in Guangdong Province and also the cradle of Longmu culture. Directly accessible by public transportation, our college, lying in a place with beautiful scenery and deep cultural heritage, is 88 kilometers away from the centre of Zhaoqing City and 10 kilometers away from Nanjiangkou Station (1 hour away from Guangzhou South Railway Station).
The college covers an area of 945 mu, with a total building area of 265,000 square meters. The total value of teaching instruments and equipment has reached CNY 62.9097 million. In addition, our college has established 58 on-campus laboratories and training rooms and has signed on 141 off-campus practice and training bases. Equipped with complete and great facilities, our college meets the teaching, research, learning and living needs for teachers and students of both art majors and non-art majors.
Our college now consists of 9 secondary colleges, with 35 majors and 5 high-level major groups, of which the major group “drama, film and television performance” has been approved as “The First Batch of High-level Major Groups in Guangdong Province”. At present, our college’s staff totals nearly 500, of which 107 (22.1%) hold advanced professional titles, 265 (54.7%) hold postgraduate degrees, and 54 (11.1%) hold doctor degrees. Among them, 255 (52%) are double-position teachers and 120 (24.7%) are part-time teachers from different industries and enterprises. With sufficient teachers and a reasonable personnel structure, our college satisfies the needs of training high-level technical and skilled personnel.
Guangdong ATV College of Performing Arts upholds the leadership of the Communist Party of China and runs the college under the direction of socialism. Our college integrates ideological and political education into classroom instruction, so as to fulfill the fundamental task of “fostering virtue through education”. Honoring the motto of “Science, Truthfulness, Virtue and Innovation”, our college adheres to student-oriented concept, lays equal stress on moral and skill education, and embraces the idea of learning for practical application and serving the society. Oriented by the mission of “taking art and media majors as the college characteristics and pursuing the integration and coordinated development of art and non-art majors", our college has optimized the professional structure and layout, and has innovated the talent training mode. We have achieved fruitful results by implementing the "1+X" certificate system which combines the academic certificate and the vocational qualification certificate. The "1+X" certificate reform has covered all secondary colleges. In 2021, our college was rated as the "1+X" Excellent Testing Site for the Certificate of Child Care and the Certificate of Instrumental Music Guidance.
Our college follows the spiritual guide of the Chinese saying, “One needs to learn by thinking, doing and reflecting so he can achieve the unity of knowledge and action." By strengthening characteristics and improving quality, the college strives to cultivate modern workplace elites with high comprehensive quality, strong application ability, outstanding art and physical skills, and wide international vision. Our college utilizes regional advantages comprehensively and highlights professional characteristics. We actively carry out exchanges and cooperation with universities and research institutions at home and abroad by exploring differentiated ways of foreign exchanges and cooperation. The goal is to promote the openness and internationalization of educational concepts, teaching modes and talent training methods.
As time passes by, our college has cultivated a large number of talented students. With their excellent performance, graduates of our college are active in party and government departments, enterprises and institutions as well as cultural exchange groups. They have made outstanding contributions to the economic, social and cultural development of different parts of the country, especially the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.