LUC Builds A STEM Academy -FutureGrow Academy in Lingang Pujiang
On 8th November, in the Conference Centre of Lingang Pujiang International Life and Health City, Shanghai Lingang Pujiang International Science Technology City Development Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of Shanghai Lingang Group, signed the Strategic Cooperation Agreement with LUC Education Group to promote the development of Lingang Pujiang Industrial community, improve the level of educational resource for Lingang Pujiang International Science and Technology City and its comprehensive supporting functions.
Shanghai Lingang Pujiang International Science and Technology City is a state-level economic and technological development zone, a state-level hi-tech industrial development zone, and a state-level tariff-free zone approved by the state council. Through more than 10 years’ development, Lingang Pujiang International Science and Technology City has formed industrial cluster advantages in the fields of artificial intelligence, sophisticated equipment manufacturing, new environment-friendly materials, biological medicine and great health and new energy. In order to cater to the demand for quality pre-school education from high-tech talents in Lingang Pujiang International Science and Technology Park, the strategic cooperation agreement, signed by Pujiang International Science and Technology Park and LUC Education Group, will integrate high quality resources from both parties, combining high-quality resources such as high-tech talents, facilities and environment with the most advanced international concepts of Early Childhood Education. With adherence to the park’s development plan, two parties will jointly build Shanghai's first American style Early Childhood STEM institute – FGA (FutureGrow Academy).
FGA is the second school of LUC Education Group. While LUC has achieved great success and won the reputation among the industry and parents, it aims to provide more children with better education. After years of exploration, LUC has finally adopted the Early Childhood STEM program certified by California Institute of Technology (Caltech) with aesthetic exploration courses and integrated Project-Based learning into the FGA curriculum that include areas of learning in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, arts and other multicultural content.
On the same day, Shanghai Lingang Innovative Economic Development Service Co. LTD (referred to as Lingang Service Company) signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement with LUC Education Group, Shanghai. This strategic cooperation will give full play to the advantages of both parties in their respective areas, promote the popularization and development of education in Lingang industrial district, establish the cooperation framework, boost the implementation of Chinese and foreign Early Years Childhood bilingual education and quality education. Through enhanced cooperation in a higher level, a wider range and deeper areas, the strategic cooperation will promote a comprehensive education in Lingang Industrial District.
Gong Wei, General Manager of Shanghai Lingang Innovative Economic Development Service Co. Ltd., Zhang Yong, General Manager of Shanghai Lingang Pujiang International Science and Technology City Development Co., Ltd. and Jenny Duan, CEO and founder of LUC Education Group attended the signing ceremony. All parties indicated that they would earnestly implement the content of the strategic cooperation agreement and jointly promote the popularization and development of high-quality education in Lingang industrial district.
Education is a focus of Pujiang International Science and Technology City as well as its mission. FGA targets families with an international outlook. Adhering to LUC’s motto “Global Minds, Global Views”, FGA conducts inter-disciplinary teaching to cultivate comprehensive and all round talents, which is in line with the city’s future development goal of fostering high-end technical talents for high-tech parks. In Pujiang, a thriving place, both parties will jointly build the education and growth system for the next generation and cultivate each child into an excellent communicator in English, a creative artist and a young person with outstanding character as well as the qualities that will ensure their success in the world in the 21st century. Thus, more families from a high-tech working background in Pujiang area will be able to get an education plan for their children, which will lay a solid foundation for their children’s development and international education in the future.