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XVTC Attended Webinar of China-Netherlands (Shaanxi) Agricultural Vocational Education

Date:2021-11-27  |  Author:Feng Dong

On November 26th, Vice President Wu Xujin, Director of Office of International Exchange and Cooperation Wei Wenping, and other relevant staff at the Office of International Exchange and Cooperation and teachers of Yizhi School of Agriculture and Forestry attended the Webinar of China-Netherlands (Shaanxi) Agricultural Vocational Education, which was held by the Foreign Affairs Office of Shaanxi Provincial People's Government and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chongqing. Ms. Yao Hongjuan, Director of the Foreign Affairs Office of Shaanxi Provincial People's Government, and Mr.  Huub Buise, Consul General of the Kingdom of the  


   Netherlandsin Chongqing attended the webinar and delivered speeches.      

 

Themed in international cooperation in agricultural vocational education, the webinar aims at further strengthening pragmatic exchanges and cooperation between Shaanxi and the Netherlands in the field of agricultural vocational education based on the demand of each side and seeking for potential cooperation opportunities, especially in the era of COVID-19 epidemic.

 

Located at the two ends of the Eurasian continent, Yao Hongjuan stated in her speech, China and the Netherlands started bilateral communication and exchanges as early as more than 400 years ago thanks to the Maritime Silk Road. In recent years, remarkable achievements in academic exchanges, economic trade, business cooperation and sister city construction have been made between Shaanxi and the Netherlands. Shaanxi agricultural vocational education, which has gradually formed a full-chain development featuring thriving business, pleasant living environment, social etiquette and civility, effective governance and prosperity, shares a huge potential for cooperation with the Netherlands, whose agricultural science and technology is highly developed. Yao wished agricultural vocational education cooperation between Shaanxi and the Netherlands fruitful results from the webinar.

 

Mr. Hu Xizhe, Agricultural Advisor at Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chongqing, introduced the basic information, agricultural development, educational system and agriculture-related specialties of the Netherlands. Ms. Zeng Li, Coordinator of International Projects of Lentiz Education Group and Ms. Sun Yue, International Coordinator of Aeres Education Group introduced their vocational education institutes and possible cooperation in China. They also introduced programs that have been implemented in cooperation with vocational colleges in Shaanxi.

 

Then, representatives of Yangling Vocational and Technical College, Xianyang Vocational and Technical College, Ankang University, Shangluo University and Yulin Vocational and Technical  College shared basic information and agriculture-related specialties of each school.

 

Emphasizing the international exchanges and agriculture-related specialty construction, Wu Xujin introduced Xianyang Vocational and Technical  College, and also expressed the hope to take this webinar as an opportunity to expand the depth and breadth of international exchanges and promote the cooperation between XVTC and Dutch universities and enterprises in agriculture, internationalizing agriculture-related major curriculum construction.

 

Covering the fields of planting, breeding, food processing, ecology, pets, horsemanship, agricultural international trade and etc., the systematic and hierarchical agricultural vocational education in theNetherlands, which focuses on practical ability training, is highly connected with the international market. There is great cooperation potential between Shaanxi and the Netherlands in the field of agricultural vocational education.