The programs subjects, such as the Internet of Things, senior care, community administration, new energy and urban transit, are urgently needed to accommodate plans for industrial upgrading and economic transformation, according to the 2015 report on the quality of China’s higher vocational education.
This is the fourth time the annual report has been released by the National Joint Conference of Vocational Technical College Presidents, a nongovernmental organization linking nearly 200 vocational colleges and concentrating on the development of higher vocational education in China.
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