Hui Zhong is a professor and a postgraduate student supervisor at Shanghai Normal University. He acts as executive deputy principal of the College of Educational Science and director of the Elementary Education Development Centre of the university. He works part time as a standing director of the National Association of Teacher Education in China (NATEC), deputy president and secretary-general of NATEC’s Primary School Teachers’ Commission, a standing director of the Theoretical Research Commission of Adult Higher Education of Chinese Adult Education Association, member of the Ministry of Education’s Teaching Instruction Commission of Primary School Teacher Cultivation, and member of the Ministry of Education’s Experts’ Work Commission of Teacher Education Resource Construction; his research involves the fields of teacher education and adult education; he is committed to the following educational scientific projects: 1. He is a participant of the project Programme Construction Research on Cultivating Junior College Degree Primary School Teachers Oriented to the 21st Century, which is commissioned by the Ministry of Education’s Department of Teacher Education; 2. He works as a responsible person for Research on Three-Year Junior College Training Scheme for the Programme of Primary School Education, a project commissioned by the Ministry of Education’s Department of Teacher Education; 3. He works as a responsible person for Research on Reform of Undergraduate Course System and Teaching Contents for the Programme of Primary School Education, a Shanghai Municipality educational scientific research topic; 4. He is a responsible person of Research on Primary Teacher Professionalization and Elementary Education Construction, a key planned educational scientific research project of Shanghai Municipality; 5. He acts as a responsible person for Research on Elementary Educational Course Reform and Development of the Programme of Primary School Teachers, a Shanghai Education Commission key social science topic; 6. He is a sub-topic responsible person of Research and Formulation of Teacher Education Course Standards in China, a key project of the Ministry of Education’s Department of Teacher Education; 7. He is a responsible person of Research on White Paper of Shanghai Educational Human Resources, a project commissioned by the Shanghai Education Commission; 8. He is a sub-topic responsible person of Research on Access System of Primary and Middle School Teachers and Ways of Evaluation Contents, a key topic of the national education science “Eleventh Five-Year Plan”; 9. He is a responsible person of Characteristic Programme Construction of Primary School Education, an undergraduate education quality engineering project of the Ministry of Education; 10. He is a responsible person of Construction for Primary School Teacher Education Highland, a project studying the implications of the construction of Shanghai's institutions of higher education.