Brief Introduction of Yongzhou Vocational Technical College
Approved by Hunan Provincial People’s Government and puton record by the Ministry of Education, as a full-time National Model Higher Vocational College, Yongzhou Vocational Technical College remains trueto the originalheart of thefive nationalor provincial-level key secondary schools, (namely former Lingling Agricultural School, Lingling Health School,Lingling Business School,LinglingNormal School,and Lingling Technical School) andhasinherited their tradition and spiritinvocational education, with itshistory of running schools being traced back to the 1930s.
TheCollege occupies a total area of224.13 hectares, with its school buildings covering 470,000 square meters. Thetotalvalue of itsfixed assets reaches more than 1.1 billion yuan, among which the value of instrument and equipment amounts to 160 million yuan and the school library boasts a total collection of over 900,000 books. It has a faculty of 1071, of which 71 are professors, and 269 are associate professors. In terms of full-time teachers, the percentage of double-qualified teachers represents 82%.
With12 secondaryschools and teaching departments, the College has offered 37 higher vocational majors and enrolled students from 27 provinces with the number of full-time students totaling 19000. At present, the College has 1 national teaching team, 3 provincial teaching teams, 3 national key majors, 4 provincial demonstrative and characteristic majors, and 3 provincial top-class characteristic major groups. It has also established 1 national production and training base, 1 national coordination and innovation center, 2 provincial production practice training bases, 2 provincial teacher training and certification bases and 3 major in-school production practice bases including an affiliated hospital, an ecological cultivation farm and Changtong Driving School.
Ever since its founding, the College has adhered to the orientation of“based in Yongzhou, serving agriculture, rural areas and farmers”, dedicated to the cultivation of specialized applied talents with high quality and high skills for the local economic and social development. It has pioneered a new path“in pursuit of support and development through services and contributions”, and it has formed distinctive features of school-running and achieved outstanding performances. The College has successively owned more than 20 top honors including National Advanced Unit of Vocational Education, National Excellent College for Higher Vocational Education Evaluation, National Model Home for Workers, the First Prize of National Teaching Achievement, National Model Higher Vocational College, Civilized College in Hunan, Advanced Unit of Vocational Education in Hunan, Advanced Unit for Employment of Hunan Provincial Colleges and Universities, Excellent Supervision Unit for Employment and Entrepreneurship of Hunan Provincial Colleges and Universities as Top Leader’s Work, Advanced Collective in the Management of Student Status and Academic Qualifications of National Colleges and Universities, and so on.