Shanxi Technical and Vocational Education and Training Development Demonstration Project (ADB-51382-002)

  • China
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Jul 19, 2018
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People's Republic of China
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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  • Communications
  • Education and Health
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
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Updated in EWS Jan 31, 2019

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the project aims to develop well-trained skilled workforce meeting the needs of priority industries (agricultural products processing, equipment manufacturing, and tourism) in Xinzhou municipality, Shanxi province, People's Republic of China (PRC). The project will have three outputs:

(i) priority industry development strategies and action plans incorporating skills development introduced;

(ii) technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions offering majors in line with the needs of priority industries established; and

(iii) TVET system reform pilots implemented.

Assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will add value by facilitating access to knowledge and expertise in school-enterprise cooperation, public-private partnerships, and digital and cleaner technologies and solutions. Lessons learned from ongoing TVET projects in the PRC, especially the need for hands-on support to TVET institutions on competency-based approaches, will be considered to strengthen the design of the project. ADB will also support the dissemination of innovative reform pilots implemented under the project to Shanxi and other provinces in the PRC.


Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

TA 9550-PRC: Shanxi Technical and Vocational Education and Training Development Demonstration Project

Technical Assistance Special Fund   US$ 0.4 million

Contact Information

Executing Agencies

Xinzhou Municipal Government
21, Changzheng Street
Xinzhou, Shanxi


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