Technical and Vocational Education in China

Authors: Wu, Xueping, Ye, Yiqun

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  • Probes into current problems, strategies to further develop the technical and vocational educational system in China
  • Approaches the Chinese technical and vocational educational system from various perspectives
  • Gives readers a general overview of the technical and vocational educational system in China
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This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of research on technical and vocational education in China. It discusses various aspects that range from such conventional topics as teaching at different levels, development history, regulations, policies, curriculum, specialty setup, teaching, faculty and management; to the status quo, transformation and current trends; as well as quantity expansion and quality improvement, all of which highlight the unique characteristics of technical and vocational education in China.
This book is intended for researchers and graduate students, and will also help international readers to grasp the general situation regarding technical and vocational education in China. Combining rich content and a broad scope, the book will undoubtedly offer a valuable key to understanding China’s technical and vocational education in the 21st century.

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Dr. Xueping Wu is a professor at the College of Education at Zhejiang University, China. From 1990 to 1991, she worked at Sussex University, UK as a visiting scholar. She hosts or attends international conferences on education on a regular basis and maintains close ties (through academic exchanges and collaborations) with scholars from the UK, USA, Italy, Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, etc. From 2014 to 2015, she was a visiting scholar at the Department of Education, Valparaiso University, where she conducted research on community colleges in the USA.
Yiqun Ye is an Associate Professor at the School of Foreign Languages, Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, China. Her academic research covers such fields as students’ work-study programs and financial-aid programs at American higher education institutions. She is the co-author of the work Technical and Vocational Education in China, published in 2009 (in English), and the essay Vocational Education in China in 2013. From 2014-2015, she was a visiting scholar in the United States, where she conducted research on professional development of faculty at American community colleges.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Technical and Vocational Education in China
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Higher Education Press
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-0839-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-0839-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-0838-3
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4513-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 306
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Jointly published with Higher Education Press., Beijing, China
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