Chen Baosheng

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Chen Baosheng (Chinese: 陈宝生; born May 1956) is a Chinese politician and academic administrator. He currently serves as China's Minister of Education. He formerly served as the party chief and vice-president of the China National School of Administration and vice-president of the Central Party School.

Chen was born in Lanzhou, Gansu province. He has been a member of the Communist Party of China since 1984. He has degree from Peking University in political economics. He worked in Gansu province, working in policy research and economic development. He was the Party Secretary of Jiuquan prior to the area's conversion to a prefecture-level city. In April 2002 he was named to the provincial Party Standing Committee of Gansu, then became the head of the provincial propaganda department. In November 2004 he was named party chief of Lanzhou. In June 2008 he was transferred to Beijing to become vice-president of the Central Party School. On March 20, 2013, he became the party chief and vice-president of the China National School of Administration.[1] On July 2, 2016, he was appointed as Minister of Education.[2]

He has been an alternate member of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and a full member of the 18th and the 19th Central Committees.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "中华人民共和国国务院任免员". Government of China. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  2. ^ "Top legislature concludes bi-monthly session". Xinhua. Retrieved 2016-07-02. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Yuan Guiren
Minister of Education of the People's Republic of China
2016–
Incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by
Wang Jun
Communist Party Secretary of Lanzhou
2004–2008
Succeeded by
Lu Wucheng