College Information Disclosure Practices

Original Language Title: 高等学校信息公开办法

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Read the untranslated law here: http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/article/fgkd/xfg/gwybmgz/201007/20100700258995.shtml

College information disclosure practices

    (April 6, 2010 Ministry of education, released 29th come into force on September 1, 2010) Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to protect the citizens, legal persons and other organizations to obtain information in colleges and universities according to law, promote University law school, under the higher education Act and the relevant provisions of the regulations on disclosure of Government information, and these measures are formulated.

    Second institution of higher learning in school activities and in the process of providing public services to the community, production, access to certain forms of recording, storing information, should be open in accordance with relevant laws and regulations and these rules.

    Education administration under the State Council shall be responsible for guidance, supervision and information disclosure work of colleges and universities nationwide.

    Provincial education Administrative Department is responsible for co-ordinating promoting, coordination, supervision and information disclosure work of colleges and universities within their respective administrative areas.

    Article fourth institutions should follow the principles of fair, equitable, accessible, and establishment of information mechanisms and working system.

    Public information in colleges and universities should not endanger national security, public safety, economic security, social stability and security and stability. Fifth of higher learning should establish and improve information released confidential review mechanisms and clear review of the procedures and responsibilities.

    College public information, in accordance with laws and regulations and other relevant regulations of the State confidentiality of information to be available to the public for review.

    Relevant information in accordance with State regulations or according to the actual situation requires approval, institutions shall, in accordance with the prescribed procedures and approval procedures without permission shall not be disclosed.

    Article sixth institutions found to be conducive to campus and social stability of the false or incomplete information, shall, within its mandate, the timely dissemination of accurate information to be clarified.

    Chapter II the content

    Article seventh institutions shall take the initiative to open the following information:

    (A) the name of the school, school location, school, its mission, educational level, school size, management, organization, school leadership, and basic information;

    (B) schools and schools to develop the rules and regulations of the Statute;

    (C) the school development plan and the annual work plan;

    (D) at all levels and types of education enrolment and examination and enrollment requirements, school management, academic degree evaluation approach, appealing way and handler; the graduates ' employment guidance and services;

    (E) disciplines and specialties, the construction of key disciplines, courses and teaching programs, laboratories, equipment configuration and book reserves, teaching and research award, national organization of teaching evaluation results;

    (F) student scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee, student loans and work-study application and management requirements;

    (G) the number of teachers and other professional and technical staff, professional and technical positions, post employment measures for the management, teachers ' dispute;

    (VIII) fees, basis, standards and complaint;

    (IX) financial, asset and financial management systems, school funding, annual programme of budget and final accounts, financial capital, the use and management of donated property, equipment, books, medicines and other materials and equipment procurement and bidding for major infrastructure projects;

    (X) natural disasters and other emergencies emergency, disposition of, investigation and handling of major events involving schools;

    (11) foreign exchanges and Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools and management system for foreign teachers and students;

    (12) the laws, rules and regulations required to open other issues.

    Article eighth among article seventh public information, should make it clear to other colleges and universities require disclosure of information content and open range.

    Nineth apart from institutions of higher learning has been a matter of public information, the citizens, legal persons and other organizations can also be based on their own learning, scientific research, and other special needs, and in writing (including the form of a data message) applied to the school for information.

    Article tenth institutions withheld information on the following:

    (A) involve State secrets;

    (B) involving commercial secrets;

    (C) involving personal privacy;

    (D) the laws, rules and regulations and other information is withheld under the school.

    Subparagraph (b), (c) the information listed, the rights holders agree to open or universities do not think the public may have a significant impact on public interest, can be made public.

    Chapter III public way and require 11th principals lead school information public work.

    Principal (school) Office for information on public institutions, responsible for school information public work, specific duties:

    (A) the host school information disclosure issues;

    (B) manage, coordinate, maintain and update our information in public;

    (C) accepted, coordinated, unified responses to the requests for information from school;

    (D) Organization of school information guide, information directories and information disclosure annual report;

    (E) coordination of confidential review of school information to be available to the public;

    (F) the Organization of school information public comment;

    (VII) promote, monitor school information in internal organization;

    (H) undertake other duties related to the disclosure of University information.

    Colleges and universities should be open to the public information organization name, owner, Office address, office hours, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, etc.

    12th article on in accordance with this approach provides need public of information, College should according to reality, through school website, and school reported magazine, and school within broadcast, school within media and newspaper, and magazine, and broadcast, and TV, outside media and press conference, and Yearbook, and Conference summary of or briefing, way be public; and according to need set public check out room, and information obtained points, and information announcement bar or electronic screen, places, and facilities.

    13th opening information public institutions of higher learning should be on the schools website suggestion box, settings information columns, to establish an effective link, update information, and through information disclosure suggestion box to hear his information public in comments and suggestions. 14th public Guide and directory of institutions of higher learning shall prepare information and published and updated in a timely manner. Information disclosure guidelines should be clear information public bodies, classification, presentation systems and acquisition information, application processing and response processes.

    Information should include open directory information index, name, creation date, Department, and so on.

    15th institutions of elementary rules of the school should be compiled, placed in schools about the internal organization of the Office, archives, libraries and other places, providing free access.

    Colleges and universities student management system management system, teachers should be compiled in the Renaissance and new hires reporting issue. Article 16th institutions complete the information after making or obtaining information, shall promptly determine whether the information disclosed.

    Determine public, audiences should be clearly and openly identifying withheld, it shall explain the reasons; it is difficult to determine whether or not to publish shall be promptly reported to the provincial departments or by the competent administrative Department for education in colleges and universities audited. 17th belongs to the disclosure of information, colleges and universities shall the information produced or get within 20 working days of the date be made public.

    Publicly available information content changes, should be updated, within 20 working days after the change.

    School decision making needs to seek the views of teachers, students, and other school staff, public comment period shall not be less than 10 working days.

    Laws and regulations on the information otherwise provided by the terms of the public, from its provisions.

    Article 18th applicant access to information applications, institutions of higher learning according to respond within 15 working days of the following:

    (A) belongs to the open range, it shall inform the applicant for the ways and means of this information;

    (Ii) falls within the scope will not be made public, and shall inform the applicant in writing and state the reasons;

    (C) does not belong to the area of responsibility of the school or the information does not exist, it shall notify the applicant, to be able to determine the duties of the information unit, shall inform the applicant of the name, contact information;

    (D) public information should not be exposed, but can distinguish between processed, shall inform the applicant and provides publicly available information content, withheld part of the reasons shall be given;

    (E) request is ambiguous, it shall notify the applicant to change, Supplement applicant fails to correct, operate as a waiver of this application;

    (F) an applicant without any justified reason, repeated applications to the same colleges and universities to disclose the same information, colleges and universities have responded and did not change the information, it shall notify the applicant will not be repeated;

    (VII) other responses to the colleges and universities according to the actual situation.

    19th public information of the applicant to apply to the College, shall present valid identification papers or documents.

    There is evidence that colleges and universities provide the applicant with information related to the record itself is not accurate, may require the University to be correct; the College has no right to correct shall be forwarded to the units dealing with the right to correct and inform the applicant. Article 20th institutions provided information to the applicant, in accordance with the provincial price departments and financial institutions charge fees retrieval, copying, mailing and other expenses.

    Fees charged should be incorporated into the financial management of the school.

    Colleges and universities must not pass information provided by other organizations or individuals to pay.

    Article 21st institutions should improve the internal organization of information disclosure system, define its specific contents of the information.

    Fourth chapter monitoring and protection

    22nd educational administrative departments under the State Council to promote public supervision and inspection work in colleges and universities nationwide.

    Provincial education administrative departments should strengthen the information work of colleges and universities within their respective administrative areas of daily supervision and inspection.
University Department of information publicity work should be included in the evaluation of leading cadres in colleges and universities.

    23rd provincial education administrative departments and the College information disclosure should be included in the evaluation of cadres ' responsibility.

    Assessment can be combined with the year-end assessment.

    Internal supervision Department is responsible for organizing the school of information at the University public supervision and inspection work, supervision and examination should be conducted with the participation of representatives of teachers, students, and other school staff. Article 24th institutions shall prepare a public annual report on the work of school last school year information, and was submitted to the provincial education administrative departments before the end of October each year.

    Central departments in universities, should also be submitted to the competent authorities.

    25th provincial educational administrative departments shall establish and improve the information disclosure appraisal system in colleges and universities, employment of NPC deputies and CPPCC members, parents, teachers, students and other persons concerned to set up public committees or other forms of information, information disclosure work of colleges and universities within their respective administrative areas on a regular basis for review and publicize evaluation results. Article 26th citizens, legal persons and other organizations believe that colleges and universities fail to comply with disclosure obligations as provided herein, you can set up departments, educational administrative departments at the provincial level; for higher education the central ministries, and report to the competent authorities.

    Received reports of departments should be processed in a timely manner, and in an appropriate manner to the informants told the results.

    Article 27th institutions violate the relevant laws and regulations or these rules, any of the following circumstances, by the provincial education administrative departments shall be ordered to correct serious by provincial administrative departments of education or education Administration Department under the State criticized; University Manager and other persons directly responsible, disciplined by the departments of colleges and universities in accordance with the relevant provisions of:

    (A) failing to comply with disclosure obligations;

    (B) does not update public information content, information guides and directories;

    (C) public information should not be exposed;

    (D) hide or fabricate facts in the information public;

    (E) charge fees in violation of regulations;

    (Vi) by other organizations and individuals to provide information through the paid services;

    (G) violations of relevant laws and regulations and other acts stipulated in this way.

    These acts against the legitimate rights and interests of the parties in colleges and universities, resulting in the loss, shall bear civil liability.

    28th institutions of information disclosure requirements should be included in the annual budget, funding guarantees for schools information.

    The fifth chapter by-laws

    Article 29th of this approach is that the institutions of higher learning, refers to the universities, independent colleges and colleges, including vocational and higher educational institutions for adults.

    Institutions of higher education other than University information, in accordance with the measures implemented.

    Article 30th information public bodies have already been transferred to archival work in colleges and universities in accordance with the laws, rules and regulations relating to records management implementation. 31st provincial education administrative departments may need to formulate measures for implementation.

    Institutions of higher learning should be based on the way to work out the implementation details. 32nd article this way come into force on September 1, 2010.