Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Further Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Forming hubs for TVET Innovation | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: TVET Global Forums
UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 2006
Beijing Union University (BUU), established upon the approval of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China in 1985, is a comprehensive municipal university of Beijing. BUU originated from over 30 branch campuses attached to such universities as Peking University and Tsinghua University. In response to the municipal as well as national demands in social and economic development, BUU takes it as a primary goal to cultivate high-quality practical talents. BUU is one of the largest universities in Beijing, concentrating on undergraduate programs while promoting coordinated development of postgraduate studies, technical and vocational education, continuing education and international education.
BUU is the only comprehensive university and the only university which has the (technical and vocational) teachers’ college among Beijing municipal universities. BUU established one of the first professional master’s degree programs for technical and vocational education in China with the approval of the Ministry of Education. It is currently the only municipal university which has established a complete system of providing technical and vocational education at different levels (master’s degree, bachelor’s degree, and associate degree).
BUU is persistently striving forward for the development into a highly qualified university of applied learning to the satisfaction of the people in the Capital of China.
BUU takes it as a primary goal to cultivate high-quality applied talents.
For 30-odd years, BUU has been reinforced comprehensively as a result of the establishment of a complete talent-cultivating system. It is actively exploring a new pattern for postgraduate and undergraduate education, fostering graduates’ application-oriented ability. BUU emphasizes in applied research and has undertaken many research projects, and fulfils higher education’s function of serving the society.
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Primary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Secondary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Primary focus|
|Policy makers||Secondary focus|
|Private sector||Secondary focus|
|Greening of TVET institutions and skills||Interested to contribute|
|Migration||Interested to learn|
|OER and Online Learning||Interested to contribute|
|Equity of access in TVET||Interested to contribute|
|Gender equality in TVET||Interested to contribute|
|Fostering entrepreneurship||Interested to lead|
|Industry 4.0 / Smart production||Interested to lead|
|Capacity development projects||Highly interested|
|Policy oriented projects||Highly interested|
|Knowledge development||Moderately interested|
|Workshops and conferences||Highly interested|
|Within my cluster||Highly interested|
|With Africa||Moderately interested|
|With the Arab States||Highly interested|
|With Asia and the Pacific||Highly interested|
|With Europe, CIS and North America||Highly interested|
|With Latin America and the Caribbean||Highly interested|