OPERATION MORNING SUN AGREEMENT
National Center for Audio/Visual Education and Tengtu Culture & Education Electronics Development Co. Ltd.
1.1) To coordinate the contemporary distance learning project implemented by the Ministry of Education;
1.2) To promote the IT-based elementary/secondary school education;
1.3) To expedite realization of the Ministry of Education's established objectives related to IT education;
1.4) To serve the established project on assistance to "disadvantaged regions" undertaken by the Ministry of
Education, and of the distance learning resources service center undertaken by the National Center for
2. To achieve the above objectives, a "Leading Group" is to be established by the National Center for
Audio/Visual Education, distance learning experts and Tengtu Company, with a special Office set up under this
Group. This Group will draft and confirm the implementation plan and the Office will be responsible for the plan's
specific implementation work.
3. Main Contents of Operation Morning Sun and Major Tasks in year 2000
3.1) To strive to commence exemplary sites in 1 to 2 provinces as soon as possible, and on the foundation of
these sites, to fully carry out the Operation Morning Sun in 10 provinces or so.
3.2) In the name of the National Center for Audio / Visual Education, delegate "the year 2000 work plan of the
Operation Morning Sun" to all the Provincial Centers for Audio / Visual Education and strive to complete the
implementation of 3,000 schools or so towards the end of December, 2000.
3.3) The "Operation Morning Sun" will be carried out at the contemporary educational technology experimental
elementary / secondary schools and related provincial experimental school centers, all of which possess the basic
computer equipment or digital classroom environment. Related training will be undertaken at training centers
authorized by the National Center for Audio / Visual Education.