Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan attended a working conference in Beijing on the political construction of the Communist Party of China in colleges and universities.
Sun, a member of the political bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said that colleges and universities in Beijing are of great importance to China.
She called for the reform of and innovation in ideological and political lessons, which should be guided by scientific principles, she said.
Sun also demanded stricter administration of colleges and universities. Related departments should bear responsibilities and provide close coordination, she said.