Ministers

Song Demin

Vice Minister of Education

Member of CPC Leading Group of Ministry of Education


Song Demin was born in Yushu, Jilin Province in October 1963. He joined the Chinese Communist Party in May 1985, and began his professional career in August 1988. 

He is currently Vice Minister of Education and member of CPC Leading Group of Ministry of Education.

1981-1985   Bachelor of Education, Henan University

1985-1988   Master of Philosophy of Education, Beijing Normal University

1988-1992   Cadre, Department of Policy and Regulations, State Education Commission (secondment in Yangyuan County Bureau for Education, Hebei Province, 1990-1991)

1992-1995   Deputy Director, Department of Policy and Regulations, State Education Commission

1995-1996   Assistant Director, General Office, State Education Commission

1996-1998   Director, General Office, State Education Commission

1998-1999   Director for News and Public Information, General Office, Ministry of Education (studied in University of Tsukuba, Japan, 1997-1999 ) 

1999-2000   Director for General Affairs, Department of Development and Planning, Ministry of Education

2000-2005   Director of Secretariat, General Office, Ministry of Education

2005-2012   Deputy Director-General, Department of Development and Planning, Ministry of Education

2012-2014   Director-General, Department of Overall Reform, Ministry of Education

2014-2021   Director-General of General Office, Director-General of Office of Inspection, Head of Party Branch of General Office  

2021-            Vice Minister of Education and member of CPC Leading Group of Ministry of Education, Director-General of General Office, Director-General of Office of Inspection, Head of Party Branch of General Office