China Exemplary Educators 2021

Guo Wenyan


Guo Wenyan, born in May 1983, is the principal of the Central Kindergarten of the Xipingluo Township in Xinxiang City, Henan Province. 

A true believer in nature-based preschool education, she led her team to turn wastelands into a garden for children to explore nature and practice farming. She also focuses on curriculum innovation by tapping into local cultural resources. To support rural rejuvenation, she established a rural community college to equip local villagers with knowledge and skills. 

She has won the honorary titles such as “good rural teacher” and “the most beautiful teacher” in Henan Province.