During his visit to a middle school in Yinchuan, the capital of Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui autonomous region, on June 4, Premier Li Keqiang said that online education greatly broadened students’ horizons.
Premier Li inspected Minning Middle School in Yongning county of Yinchuan, and the local development of Internet Plus education.
By introducing the public services platform for education resources, nearly all primary and middle schools in the autonomous region have connected to the internet.
In the “smart classroom” of the school, all of the students held a tablet PC, showing the Premier their online lessons and study notes.
Premier Li said Internet Plus education enabled students in remote and poor areas to get access to good teachers, and broadened their horizons
The government should invest more to improve the information infrastructure and increase internet speed, he said.
Internet Plus education would be an efficient way to achieve fairness in education, he added.