In 2000, School of Continuing Education at the Inner Mongolia Normal University (IMNU) was established incorporation with the Inner Mongolia Educational College. In 2004, the Continuing Education Center for Elementary and Middle-school Teachers in Inner Mongolia autonomous region was attached to IMNU and was co-located with School of Continuing Education.
Directly affiliated with IMNU, School of Continuing Education is responsible for the management and research of adult education and non-diploma training. It has 5 departments, including administrative office, correspondence department, training department, department for self-taught examination, and information center.
Under the leadership of Department of Education of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and IMNU, School of Continuing Education plays a vital role in training elementary and middle-school teachers.
Currently, there are 16 faculty members. It has set up 30 junior college and college mayors in adult education.
Since 2009, it has cooperated with education bureaus at all levels to hold a series of training projects for more than 20,000 people including teachers and presidents at elementary and middle-school teachers, teaching and research staff, and kindergarten principals.
It has established a training team consisted of 500 experienced principals, teachers, and accomplished administrators and teaching and research staff. It has also established a bunch of training bases for principals and teachers at elementary and middle-schools.
School of Continuing Education has seen remarkable achievements in adult education and non-diploma training since its establishment, making substantial contributions to basic and higher education as well as the economic and social development in the region.
During the new period, it will strive to promote the reform and innovation on training systems and management, and give play to the supporting role of continuing education in upgrading the general level and comprehensive strength of IMNU.