Nanjing Vocational University of Industry Technology(hereinafter referred to as NJUIT), is a century-old famous institute with a long history and rich heritage, the predecessor of which is Zhonghua Vocational School, the first “vocational” school so named in Chinese history of education, which was founded in 1918 by Mr. Huang Yanpei, a modern democratic revolutionist, social activist and educator. Huang Yanpei’s vocational education thought has been inherited and carried forward all the time, following the school motto of “Dedication and Cooperation”, adhering to the education philosophy of “Hand and Mind” and the teaching method of Learning and Doing. NJUIT has maintained a good development trend in talent cultivation, scientific research, social services, cultural heritage, internationalization and other fields, with its comprehensive competitiveness being at the forefront of higher vocational colleges in China. NJUIT has been engaging in international cooperation and exchange for more than 30 years. It plays a leading role in high-profile international exchange platforms such as Vocational Education Committee at China Education Association for International Exchange and China-ASEAN Vocational Education Cooperation Alliance. It has maintained solid ties with more than 90 overseas organizations and institutions in more than 40 nations, including the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP). It has won the highest honour in the global vocational education industry – the Gold Award of WFCP Excellence Award for Applied Research and Innovation. Our international project won the first prize of National Teaching Achievement Award and the special distinction of Jiangsu Province Teaching Achievement Award. NJUIT has been ranked as one of the top 50 higher vocational institutions in China in terms of international influence from 2017 to 2019. In 2020, NJUIT built the first “Chinese + TVET” global promotion base in China. In 2021, the first Confucius Institute for Vocational Education was set up in NJUIT. Currently, more than 500 international students from more than 40 countries are studying in our university.
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