A study on the Management Mode of Modern Vocational Education in China

A study on the Management Mode of Modern Vocational Education in China

Hongmei YANG

National Institute of Development Administration


Since the reform and opening up, the management model of China’s vocational education has exposed many problems and deficiencies in the process of continuous improvement. The purpose of this paper is to study the management mode of modern vocational education in China, including: 1) research on the development of modern vocational education in China after reform and opening up; 2) study the current status and management mode of vocational education management in China; 3) summarize the main aspects of modern vocational education management theory and model to optimize the management model suitable for the development of modern vocational education in China.
This paper selects the methods of qualitative research, selects the relevant responsible persons of vocational colleges, government and enterprise departments, conducts in-depth interviews on the relevant issues of China’s modern vocational education management model, and combines relevant books, reports and materials to propose an optimized management mode of modern Chinese vocational education. Through qualitative analysis, we find that 1) Since the reform and opening up, the development of China’s vocational education has mainly experienced the “exploration and practice stage”, “the stage of vigorous growth” and “the stage of quality improvement”, which has shifted from the cultivation of professional talents to the quality training; 2) The current Chinese vocational education management model mainly follows the modern apprenticeship management mode, and gradually explores the formation of vocational education group and corporate management mode. In the quality training of vocational students, it pays attention to the implementation of talent integration projects and strengthens the combination of engineering and learning. School-enterprise cooperation to enhance the practical ability of students in vocational colleges; 3) However, there are still many problems in the management of modern vocational education in China, such as the closure of vocational education teaching mode and the simplification of management mode. In order to meet the employment needs of the new era industrial transformation and upgrading, combined with the current status of modern Chinese vocational education management, this paper proposes an innovative model to optimize China’s modern education management, specifically based on the “three spirals” management theory, to strengthen vocational colleges, governments. The close cooperation of the three parties of the enterprise will give full play to their respective advantages. Including vocational colleges should pay attention to the training of dual-teachers, government departments to strengthen policy guidance, and enterprise production to play a guiding role. Promote the diversified management of vocational education, and actively attract enterprises to participate in the management of modern apprenticeships, fixed-term internships and vocational education groups in vocational colleges. Optimize the management mode of modern vocational education in China by deepening the cooperation between schools and enterprises, the combination of work and study, and the combination of production, study and research.

Keywords: China; modern; vocational education; model

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Hongmei YANG. A study on the Management Mode of Modern Vocational Education in China. Global journal of Economics and Business Administration, 2018, 3: 10.. DOI: 10.28933/gjeba-2018-07-2301


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