The Research on University Administrative Staff Professional Development

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Thu, 7 Jun 2018
11:15am to 12:45pm
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Dunwoody C
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Administrative staff in universities shoulders the important task of management and service, which is the indispensable role in the operation of universities. However, their professional development has not been realized fully, and their self-actualization needs could not be satisfied. For the administrative staffs professional development, colleges and universities should meet the basic life needs and security needs of administrative teachers by creating comfortable environment and improving their welfare, should meet their social needs by creating opportunities for them to exchange and study, should achieve the highest level of needs by setting a platform and encouraging administrative teachers to upgrade themselves.

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