Vocational education climbing to new heights in China
BEIJING, April 11 (Xinhua) -- China is home to 30.88 million students currently acquiring skills in 11,300 vocational education institutions, according to statistics from the Ministry of Education.
The ministry has approved 27 institutions offering vocational education at the undergraduate level since 2019 when the State Council released a plan to reform the vocational education system.
Among the 1,349 majors listed in a new catalog of vocational majors released by the ministry this year, 247 are undergraduate majors, it added.
The ministry has been working to promote the fair treatment of students receiving vocational education, ensuring they enjoy opportunities equal to those available to students of regular schools in terms of enrollment, employment and job promotions, according to an official with the ministry. Enditem