Wenzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology
Wenzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology
Introduction to Wenzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology
Wenzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology (温州科技职业学院, website) was officially established in February 2008 with the approval of the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province. At the same time, it is a brand of the Wenzhou Municipal Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Its predecessors were the Wenzhou Agricultural Technology School of Zhejiang Province, which was founded in 1950, and the Agricultural Science Research Institute of Wenzhou Prefecture, which was established in 1958.
The school covers an area of more than 1700 acres (including 1030 acres of Wenzhou Seeds and Seedlings Science and Technology Park), with a building area of 233,000 square meters. It has teaching and scientific research equipment valued at 110 million yuan, a collection of 640,000 paper books and 880,000 electronic books. There are more than 580 faculty members, 32 academicians and experts such as Yuan Longping, Jin Ningyi, and Jiang Youxu, academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. There are 179 senior titles (31 are high-ranking titles), 58 doctors, 387 masters, and doctors and masters. The proportion of full-time teachers ranks among the highest in the province’s higher vocational colleges; special posted experts from the State Council, provincial “151” talents, provincial outstanding young and middle-aged experts, municipal professional and technical top talents, municipal outstanding young top talents, and municipal 551 talent project first and second The total number of high-level professional talents (117 people) at all levels ranks among the highest in the province’s higher vocational colleges. There are 6 secondary colleges (departments) including the College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, the College of Landscape Architecture and Hydraulic Engineering, the College of Animal Science, the School of Economics and Management, the College of Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Education, and 26 specialties, covering agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, food and medicine , Finance and commerce, electronic information, equipment manufacturing, water conservancy, civil construction, resources, environment and safety, and other eight major categories. There are more than 8,290 full-time students.
Implement a quality school strategy to improve the quality of talent training. Insist on the basis of life, establish a human resources training mechanism with humanistic quality education as the main line, the integration of professional education and entrepreneurship education, and strive to train “complete people” who can innovate, be entrepreneurial, and have sustainable development capabilities. Bring into play the role of a national-level crowd-creation space such as Xingchuang Tiandi and other innovation and entrepreneurship platforms, and further promote the “double innovation” education of college students. The enrollment rate of college students ranks among the top in vocational colleges in the province, and the graduate employment rate is over 97%. Won the title of National Advanced Unit in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education for 4 consecutive years, and the title of National Top 50 Service Contribution for Higher Vocational Colleges for 2 consecutive years. It attaches great importance to teaching and scientific research, and has won 1 first prize and 2 second prizes of the National Teaching Achievement Award, 3 first prizes and 2 second prizes of the Provincial Teaching Achievement Award.
Implement the strategy of strengthening research institutes and strengthen scientific and technological innovation capabilities. Historically, scientific research has won awards from the State Council. Adhere to the concept of applied scientific research and development, pay attention to the simultaneous development of natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, and strive to solve economic and social development problems. Strengthen the construction of scientific research platforms. It has a number of national and provincial scientific research platforms, including the National Rice Original Seed Breeding Base, the Key Laboratory of Crop Breeding in Southern Zhejiang, and the Provincial Collaborative Innovation Center, and has 15 physical research institutes. Since the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period, 5 national-level projects, 91 provincial-ministerial projects, and 680 municipal-level projects have been established. Outstanding research funding has maintained the leading level of provincial vocational colleges for many years.
Persist in opening schools and serving rural areas for revitalization. School-land cooperation, science and technology commissioner services, science and technology demonstration and promotion, policy consulting services, and training of new professional farmers have distinctive characteristics. Promote more than 1.8 million acres of new varieties, new technologies, and new models in one year; Give full play to the advantages of integration of agriculture, science, and education to provide consulting services for government and departmental decision-making; Establish Wenzhou Farmers College, carry out training of new-type professional farmers, and the school has become the first batch of national new-type professional farmers cultivation demonstrations The base and the pilot unit of Sino-German farmer training cooperation, the average annual training of agricultural workers tens of thousands of person-times, farmer training has become a national demonstration.
Adhere to open schools and strengthen foreign cooperation. Attach importance to cooperating with domestic undergraduate colleges and research institutes to carry out talent cultivation, scientific research, social services and other tasks. Strengthen cooperation with Taiwan, and carry out activities such as mutual visits of teachers, student exchange studies, and scientific research cooperation with universities in Taiwan. Strengthen international cooperation and exchanges, introduce high-quality education resources from abroad (overseas), and successfully launch a cooperative school project with Northern New Zealand Institute of Technology; actively carry out Sino-African cooperation and exchanges, and actively connect with the “Belt and Road” construction.
Facing new development opportunities, the school will continue to adhere to the integration of agriculture, science and education, and the combination of production, teaching, and research, and strive to build the country’s well-known vocational colleges with agricultural characteristics and the province’s leading agricultural research institutes. (Updated in May 2019)