Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture
Introduction to Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture (云南农业职业技术学院, website) is a public higher vocational college based on plateau-specific agricultural majors, taking into account majors such as health, engineering, economic management, and information technology. Cultivate demonstration bases, pilot units of modern apprenticeships nationwide, exemplary higher vocational colleges in Yunnan Province, and educational demonstration schools for socialist core values in Yunnan Province. It has three national training bases, three national backbone specialties, one national teacher training base, and one national applied technology collaborative innovation center. Entered the top 50 “service contribution” of higher vocational colleges in the country, ranked third in the province in terms of comprehensive quality in the “2017 Annual Report on Higher Vocational Education Quality in Yunnan Province”, and is a vocational college in Yunnan Province’s management level improvement action plan Managed the top 15 demonstration construction units and entered the top three of the top 15 cases of teaching management and student management in vocational colleges in Yunnan Province.
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture consists of six colleges and three departments (College of Agronomy and Horticulture Technology, College of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine, College of Food and Drug and Grand Health, College of Engineering, College of Internet Technology, College of Economics and Management, Teaching and Research Department of Ideological and Political Theory Course, Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Ministry of Sport). There are 541 faculty members, including 29 professors, 106 associate professors, 1 Yunling teacher, accounting for 54.22% of full-time teachers; 7 doctoral students, 163 postgraduates, accounting for 68.27% of full-time teachers; “There are 186 teachers, accounting for 74.70% of full-time teachers, of which 98 teachers have qualifications for assessing vocational skills in the agricultural industry. 83 patents were authorized, including 67 utility model patents and 16 invention patents. It has won 46 awards above the provincial level, including 3 science and technology progress awards.
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture has 49 majors and 10,913 students. Among them, the three majors of horticulture technology, animal husbandry and veterinary medicine, and engineering cost were identified as national key majors by the Ministry of Education, horticulture technology, engineering cost, animal husbandry and veterinary medicine, crop production technology, Chinese herbal medicine cultivation technology, agricultural product processing and quality testing, and financial management. The major is a provincial backbone major.
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture currently has the Yanling Campus, Xiaoshao Campus, and Malong Campus (Yunnan Mountain Animal Husbandry Science and Technology Demonstration Park). The campus covers an area of more than 10,000 mu. The Xiaoshao campus has more than 700 acres of internship farms, and the Malong campus has more than 8,000 acres of training bases. At present, it has 76 internal training bases, 126 experimental training rooms, and 188 external training bases. There are 13 provincial or higher-level training bases including standardized pig breeding, modern pollution-free laying hen breeding, and space vegetable production training bases. Among them, 2 pig production demonstration training bases and space vegetable training bases have been awarded by the Ministry of Education. It is recognized as a productive training base jointly constructed by the national school and enterprise, and the garden training park is a training base for financial support from the central government. The “double-teacher” teacher training and training base for food processing was recognized by the Ministry of Education as the national “double-teacher” teacher training and training base, and the Agricultural Product Quality and Safety Testing and Application Cooperative Innovation Center was identified by the Ministry of Education as the National Application Technology Cooperative Innovation Center. There are 3 provincial skill master studios and 1 provincial virtual simulation training center.
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture was formerly known as Yunnan Sericulture School, which was founded in 1904. After the founding of New China, it was renamed the Kunming Agricultural Technology School. In 1958, the Yunnan Province Animal Husbandry and Veterinary School was established. In 1962, the Kunming Agricultural Technology School was renamed the Yunnan Agricultural School. In 2002, with the approval of the Yunnan Provincial People’s Government, the Yunnan Agricultural School and the Yunnan Animal Husbandry and Veterinary School merged to form the Yunnan Agricultural Vocational and Technical College. In 2018, the school was under the management of the Education Department, and the Yunnan Breeding, Breeding, and Pig Breeding Promotion Center was formed into the school and the Yunnan Breeding and Breeding Promotion Center brand was added to the school. In the 115-year history of running the school, the school has sent more than 50,000 agricultural science and technology talents to the society.
The college always adheres to the “agricultural-oriented” school-oriented guiding ideology. In the long-term school-running practice, it persists in taking root in the agricultural industry, and always adheres to the field of vocational education. Under the guidance, adhere to the combination of work and study, school-enterprise cooperation as the starting point, oriented to the major needs of agricultural science and technology in Yunnan Plateau and the academic frontier, and gradually explore the formation of a unique “really whole process” talent training model, In the evaluation of characteristics, it was highly praised by experts, and the school has distinctive characteristics. In recent years, the school has passed the assessment of the teaching work level and the characteristics assessment of higher vocational colleges with excellent results, and has become a model higher vocational college in Yunnan Province and a national high-quality higher vocational college.
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture aims at cultivating higher-tech applied talents, and implements an education model that places equal emphasis on college degree certificates and vocational qualification certificates. Adhere to the “service-oriented, employment-oriented” vocational education school policy to enable students to have “employment has advantages, entrepreneurial ability, continuing education has a foundation, development and space” modern professional quality. When a student graduates, in addition to obtaining a graduation certificate, more than 90% of the students have obtained a professional qualification certificate for the corresponding major. The employment situation of school graduates is good, and the quality of employment has been continuously improved. In recent years, the year-end employment rate of graduates has always remained above 98%, and has won the “First Prize of Yunnan Province Graduates’ Employment and Entrepreneurship Target Responsibility Assessment” for the 8th consecutive year. The school attaches importance to and continuously cultivates students’ awareness of innovation and entrepreneurship, and has achieved encouraging results in entrepreneurship. In recent years, nearly 300 graduates have successfully achieved self-employment. In 2016, as the only vocational college, it won the provincial graduate employment and entrepreneurship work innovation award.
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture actively integrated into the development of agricultural and rural economy, obeyed and served the development of plateau-specific agriculture, and provided technical support for the development of Yunnan plateau-specific agriculture. In 2009, the school was identified by the Department of Agriculture as a modern agricultural technology training base and a pilot training institution for peasant entrepreneurship, and a “Yunnan Farmer Pioneering Guidance Service Center” was established in the school. The school has set up a “Yunnan Agricultural Vocational Education Training Center” which specializes in social services, and has actively participated in social services such as the training of grass-roots agricultural technicians, training of new-type professional farmers, entrepreneurship training for farmers, and technical guidance for increasing grain in the province. Since 2009, modern agricultural industrial system projects such as the pig comprehensive experimental station, rape integrated experimental station, corn comprehensive experimental station, potato comprehensive experimental station, and sericulture economic laboratory rely on schools to implement and provide technical support to the province, and have achieved good results. effect. Since 2011, the school has been responsible for the technical guidance and service of Dali, Lijiang, Diqing, and Nujiang in the province’s high-yield grain creation work, which has solved some practical problems for the grassroots. In 2011, the Yunnan Agricultural Industrialization Raw Material Base Project-Yunnan Land Breeding Pig Breeding and Expansion Construction Project relied on school construction. Since 2015, the school has undertaken pilot training tasks for professional tobacco farmers in the Yunnan tobacco system, with a total of 700 training sessions and 76,304 professional tobacco farmers. The school also has a “Special Occupational Skills Appraisal Station of the Ministry of Agriculture” and a “210th Vocational Skills Appraisal Office in Yunnan Province” to provide vocational skill appraisal services to the society and graduates. In 2018, he became the secretary-general unit of the Yunnan Agricultural Standardization Technical Committee, the Yunnan Agricultural Society, and the Yunnan Agricultural Vocational Education Group, and was responsible for the daily work. He was also responsible for the editing and publishing of “Yunnan Agriculture”, “Yunnan Agricultural Yearbook”, “Yunnan Province Journal, Agricultural Journal”, etc. The college added the Yunnan Provincial Breeding and Breeding Promotion Center brand, which provides a broader platform for the college to develop good social services.
Since 2006, Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture has signed exchange agreements and cooperative schooling agreements with 17 agricultural colleges in Thailand and South Korea. Since 2006, it has exchanged 13 batches of nearly 400 teachers and students with 10 schools including Khon Kaen Agricultural Technology College in Thailand. Each year, the school sends more than 30 students to study at the Thai Agricultural Vocational and Technical College, and more than 20 graduates have come to Thailand for employment. In 2012, the “Yunnan, China-Cambodia Banteay Meanchee Modern Agricultural Science and Technology Demonstration Park” was constructed in Cambodia, and the project was highly praised by Deputy Prime Minister Gao Jinran of the Kingdom of Cambodia. In 2013, an agricultural education training course composed of nine principals from the Ethiopian Agricultural Technology College in Africa was held. In 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture set up the “China-Myanmar Agricultural Technology Training Center” at the Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture, and established a national training and exchange platform for Southeast Asia and South Asia. Since 2015, the center has held 4 training courses on agricultural technology in Myanmar, training 49 students from Myanmar. Through exchanges and cooperation, a positive international impact has been produced, and school social service work has begun to go abroad, radiating Southeast Asia and South Asia.
Agricultural vocational education is an important support for the development of plateau-specific agriculture. As a leading agricultural vocational college in Yunnan, Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture has undertaken the task of cultivating high-quality skilled talents in the development of plateau-specific agriculture. The “Yunnan Provincial Medium- and Long-Term Talent Development Plan” states that “relying on the Yunnan Agricultural Vocational and Technical College to strengthen the cultivation of highly-skilled agricultural talents.” The school has a certain influence and high popularity in Southeast Asia and South Asian countries. In the implementation of the “Belt and Road” strategy, the school will play an important role in agricultural science and technology exchange and technical training in Southeast Asia and South Asia.
Yunnan Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture has always adhered to the school-oriented positioning of Yunnan, facing the whole country, radiating Southeast Asia, and South Asia. It focuses on full-time higher vocational education, attaches equal importance to social services and vocational training, and promotes internationalized school running, striving for the “13th Five-Year Plan” The number of full-time vocational education students at the end reached more than 12,000. Facing the dawn of the new era, we will not forget our original intentions, keep in mind our mission, implement the spirit of the National Education Conference in accordance with the new direction specified by the 19th National Congress of the CPC for the development of vocational education, and implement the “China Education Modernization 2035” Implementation plan (2018-2022) “National Vocational Education Reform Implementation Plan” requires that further focus on “agriculture, rural areas and farmers”, work hard on the development of students, and further promote industry-education integration and school-enterprise cooperation. The school will be guided by the application and construction of the “Double High Plan”, strengthen the content and improve the quality of the college as a whole, and build the school into a high school with Chinese characteristics, “locally inseparable, recognized by the industry, and internationally communicable.” Higher agricultural vocational colleges.