Analysis of SWOT on the Development and Internationalization of China's Vocational Education in the context of “The Belt and Road Initiative” Strategy



The Belt and Road Initiative strategy is proposed based on the stable and sustainable cooperation on economy and development in between China and neighboring countries. The development of economy can affects every aspects of the vocational education development. Therefore, the vocational education in China must be moved towards internationalization in order to achieve sustainable development in the face of the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative strategy. The analysis data obtained through the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis method on the internationalization of China's vocational education under the background of the Belt and Road Initiative strategy were the advantages analysis (strengths) of continuous maturity in  developing of vocational education which drives by economic development and the foreign employment and entrepreneurship guidance mechanism; the disadvantages analysis (weaknesses) of lack talent cultivation and weak branding of vocational education; analysis of support opportunities given by national policy; threats analysis of social culture in the involved countries along the route. In order to further develop and expand China's vocational education under the background of the Belt and Road Initiative strategy, some countermeasures were proposed such as improves cultivation or training of talents, to build strong branding of China vocational education, and faces cultural challenges and etc. to facilitate the international development of China vocational education.


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