Heyuan Polytechnic (河源职业技术学院, website) is a full-time ordinary higher school organized by the People’s Government of Heyuan City. It is a model higher vocational college in Guangdong Province. It is located in Jiangdong New District, Heyuan City, Guangdong Province. The school is backed by the Indus Mountain, facing the Dongjiang River, close to the East Ring Road, and has beautiful scenery and convenient transportation. The school covers an area of 1,500 acres, with a total construction area of 277,000 square meters. The campus includes a teaching building, a Laolong Normal Memorial Building, student apartments, teacher and student canteens, a library, a training center, an academic exchange center, and a gym It should be complete; human sights such as Lake, Xianneng Square, Xiaoyin Square, Ming Derong, Taoli Garden, Shuangxin Garden, and Shuxiang Garden contain rich cultural connotations. The unique geographical location and beautiful campus environment make the school an ideal place for students to learn and cultivate their skills.
Heyuan Polytechnic was upgraded from the former Guangdong Laolong Teachers School in 2001. It was relocated to Heyuan City in 2004 to run the school. At the end of 2007, it passed the assessment of the talent training of higher vocational colleges by the Ministry of Education. One of the vocational colleges that recruited students. In 2011, it became one of the province’s pilot programs for the third and second stage of admission. In 2013, it won the second batch of Guangdong Province’s demonstration higher vocational college projects. In 2018, it passed the project acceptance and officially became Guangdong. Provincial Model Higher Vocational College.
Heyuan Polytechnic has 12,070 full-time junior college students, 731 faculty members, including 546 full-time teachers, of whom 160 are associate senior or higher titles, 361 have doctoral and master’s degrees, and 477 have dual-quality teachers. The school consists of 7 teaching faculties including the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, the School of Business and Management, the School of Arts and Design, the School of Humanities, the School of Continuing Education, and the Teaching Department of Ideological and Political Theory; 48 majors including manufacturing, tourism management, fashion design, secretarial, English education, music performance, etc .; 35 on-campus internship bases, 488 off-campus internship bases; existing teaching equipment and equipment worth 120 million yuan, library paper collections 1.0894 million volumes.
Heyuan Polytechnic adheres to the unwavering leadership of the party, unswervingly adheres to the goal of “first-class in the province and leading in the country”, unswervingly adheres to education and teaching reforms, unswervingly adheres to “rule awareness, responsibility conscience”, and actively explores government, action, enterprise, and school “Four-party linkage” schooling system and mechanism, innovate the production-education integration, school-enterprise cooperation talent training model, promote the “instruction-do-integration” teaching reform, closely integrate the school teaching process with the enterprise production process, and highlight the “action-oriented, project carrier, “Competence-based, integrated learning”, to effectively improve students’ professional knowledge, skills and job adaptability. At the same time, the school emphasizes humanistic quality education, and actively builds a “cultural education” system that integrates “teaching and educating, managing and educating, serving and educating the environment”, highlighting the simultaneous development of university students’ humanistic spirit and scientific spirit, and working hard Improve the comprehensive quality of college students.
After long-term efforts, Heyuan Polytechnic has achieved outstanding results in education and teaching reform. It has two central financial support training bases and three provincial financial support training bases. There are 2 majors, 2 provincial-level demonstration majors, 5 provincial-level key majors, 3 provincial-level specialty majors, 3 provincial-level modern apprenticeship pilot programs, and 3 national-level modern apprenticeship pilot programs. There are 1 national-level boutique courses, 12 provincial-level boutique courses, and 5 national-level instructor-led courses. A total of 25 students won prizes in the 2017 National Skills Competition. According to statistics released by the “Focus on Vocational Education” WeChat public platform, the number of awards won by our school ranks 14th in the country and 2nd in the province. He has won 1 first prize and 4 second prizes in the National Vocational College Skills Competition. The number and quality of the prizes are among the best in the province’s similar institutions.
Heyuan Polytechnic’s scientific research and social service capabilities have been increasingly enhanced, and the quantity and quality of scientific research results have steadily improved. In the past five years, it has won 5 provincial engineering technology research centers, 1 provincial agricultural science and technology innovation center, 3 provincial science and technology innovation bases, 10 municipal engineering technology research centers, 1 municipal agricultural science and technology innovation center, and 2 technology application research institutes and 5 city technician studios; 340 vertical scientific research projects above the municipal level (including 93 projects above the provincial level), research funding of 7.3 million yuan; science and technology of the Guangdong Provincial Science and Technology Department There are 4 planned projects, 3 major science and technology projects in Heyuan City; 1 first prize and 3 second prizes in Guangdong Education and Teaching Achievement Award; 112 monographs and teaching materials; 120 national patent authorizations. The school has established a normal working mechanism for science and technology commissioners, and implemented “strategic cooperation” with the “five counties and two districts” industrial parks and science and technology departments in Heyuan City to help the innovation-driven development of Heyuan’s pillar industries and strategic emerging industries. In the past five years, 145 science and technology commissioners have been dispatched, serving more than 120 enterprises and institutions, and receiving a total of 7.08 million yuan in horizontal technical services.
In recent years, Heyuan Polytechnic’s overall employment rate of graduates has reached more than 99%, ranking the forefront of similar universities in the province, and the graduate employment satisfaction rate has reached 92%. As graduates are widely welcomed by the society, the school enrollment situation is gratifying. Currently, the school enrolls students in 9 provinces across the country, and the enrollment rate of freshmen has reached over 86% for three consecutive years.
Heyuan Polytechnic has established counterpart support relationships with 7 colleges including Jiangxi Ji’an Vocational and Technical College, Jieyang Vocational and Technical College, Heping County Technical School, and Heyuan Modern Vocational and Technical School, as well as national model vocational colleges such as Shenzhen Vocational and Technical College School friendly cooperation. Signed cooperation agreements with 14 universities in Taiwan to carry out short-term exchange student projects; established cooperative relationships with well-known foreign universities such as the University of Connecticut in the United States, the University of Maryland in the United States, the University of Windsor in Canada, the University of Central Queensland in Australia, the University of Wollongong in Australia, and other initiatives, 3 + 1 “,” 2 + 2 “mode of joint talent training, the school’s international level has gradually increased.