Founded in 1984, Shijiazhuang Vocational Technology Institute is a complete higher educational institute for full-time students, and is approved by the Education Department of State and sponsored by the government of Shijiazhuang City. It also acts as a technical talent base for developing software applications and techniques in the professional fields of industrial and civil architecture, and is drawn on by national departments such as the Department of Education, the Department of Information Technology and the Department of Construction.
The institute is located on the West side of Shijiazhuang on Changxing Street, just off of Zhongshan West road. It covers 500 mu, with a total construction area of 300,000 square meters. Its main campus is quite modern with beautiful grounds, state of the art equipment, and a bustling and productive atmosphere. Besides the main campus, there is the Eastern campus. This over 5,000 square meter facility is situated in the heart of downtown, making it an ideal workforce training center for employed students seeking continuing education.
Having experienced more than twenty years of continuing growth, the institute has developed into a higher vocational college with full-time vocational education at the core of various co-existing academic programs. It combines an in-depth focus on specific majors while paying attention to coordinate development in engineering, trade, literature, management, law and art. The institute is now establishing a wide array of advanced departments such as Economics and Trade, Law and Public Management, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Art Design, Foreign Language, Basic Education, Public Physical Education, and Social Sciences. Additionally, specific vocational institutes and centers have been initiated to further serve the regions academic needs, including The Continuing Educational Institute, Xinlong Software Institute, and Haier Training & Service Center. Altogether these eight departments, three sections, two institutes and one center are able to advance vocational training and education in 40 majors, six of which are provincial teaching reform majors.
The institute is abundant in high quality professional educators. It now employs 583 full-time and part-time teachers, among which are over 150 professors and associate professors. Shijiazhuang Vocational and Technology Institute is a fully modern institution providing some of the best conditions to be found. It now has fixed assets of 200 million Yuan and teaching equipment worth 42million Yuan. The institute has over 2,500 domains and 4,000 independent IP addresses, constituting a substantial platform for modernized teaching and information exchange. The state of the art library facility provides not just a large quantity of volumes, but also features advanced media searching systems and an electronic reading room. As well as the library there are two 60,000 square meter multifunction teaching buildings and an additional 64 various training classes. The Vocational Skill Appraisal Center is responsible for evaluating the technological skills of students in 39 professions. Besides library and classroom facilities, the institute provides all kinds of equipment and amenities in and around the students’ housing areas, such as the Center for Scientific and Technological Activities, a large gymnasium, Olympic sized swimming pool, and a high quality P.E. center featuring many areas and equipment for team and individual sports.
In recent years the institute has focused on introducing teachers with higher degrees and double diplomas, forming a special teachers group made up of doctorates, masters and teachers holding double diplomas. In the interest of advancing international aspects of education, the Institute sends teachers to pursue higher degrees abroad and employs many foreign teachers.
The institute is now enrolling students from Hebei, Henan, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Shandong, Shaanxi, and Sichuan Provinces, altogether twelve provinces. There are 25,000 students enrolled, about 10,000 of which are full-time and 15,000 are pursuing adult education. The institute pays particular attention to assisting the students’ in finding post-graduation employment. Our graduates are highly sought after by employers for their solid basic knowledge, perfect professional skills and practical operation skills. For many years, the institute has taken the lead in employment and educational succession from academy to undergraduate. The institute has repeatedly been awarded “The Advanced Vocational Education College in Hebei Province” and “The Advanced Vocational Educational Unit in Hebei Province.”
Shijiazhuang Vocational Technology Institute today takes “Inosculating society and serving society” as a prime directive. The institute seeks to develop individuals whose talents meet current social requirements. The institute takes “self-confident, independent, proficient in study and proficient in practice” as its motto, and “unity, honesty, diligence and enterprising” as the definition of its school spirit. The institute will continue to further educational reform, strengthen its management, and coordinate its growth with the development of sound structure and benefit. The institute is constantly working to achieve its goal to “lead the province and become the national leading” higher vocational college.
Tel: 0311-85333752 83631584
Add: No. 12, Changxing Street, Qiaoxi District, Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province
Web page: http://www.sjzpt.edu.cn