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  Opening Ceremony of Sino-Zam Vocational College of Science and Technology is Held in Zambia
Release Time:8/6/2019      

On August 2nd local time in Zambia, the opening ceremony of Sino-Zam Vocational College of Science and Technology was held in Luanshya, Zambia. Ms. Liu Min, Party Secretary of our college, Ms. Li Xiaolin, Dean of International School, Ms. Yong Liying, Dean of School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, and Mr. Jiang Tao, Dean of branch college in Zambia attended the ceremony.

The Minister of Ministry of Higher Education in Zambia, the governor of Copperbelt Province and the mayor of Luanshya delivered speeches respectively, welcoming China’s vocational education to Zambia. They believe that the establishment of Sino-Zam Vocational College of Science and Technology will lead Zambia's technological progress, produce fruitful results in the cultivation of relevant technical talents in Zambia, and hope that the college can make more contributions to the talents’ cultivation and share the results.

Ms. Yu Jie, inspector of Department of Vocational and Adult Education of China’s Ministry of Education, said that the establishment of Sino-Zam Vocational College of Science and Technology has provided new impetus for the economic and social development of BRI participating countries, established a new model for the cooperation between China and Africa, and proposed a new plan for the development of vocational education in the world. It is a new bridge for the cultural and people-to-people exchanges between China and Zambia. China’s Ministry of Education will vigorously support the development of Sino-Zam Vocational College of Science and Technology, and hoped to promote comprehensive cooperation between the two countries in teacher-student exchanges, scholar exchanges, academic exchanges, so as to lay a foundation for the better and faster development of vocational education of the two countries, and open a new chapter of educational and cultural exchanges between the two countries.

In the subsequent unveiling ceremony, Brian mushimba, Minister of Ministry of Higher Education of Zambia, and Yu Jie, from Ministry of Education of China, awarded the seven branch colleges; at the same time, the awarding ceremony of Zambia Training Center of China Nonferrous Metals Group and the signing ceremony of Confucius Institute were held. Finally, Japhen Mwakalombe, governor of Zambia's Copperbelt Province, Brian mushimba, Minister of Ministry of Higher Education, Zhang Jinjun, Deputy General Manager of China Nonferrous Metals Group, and Yu Jie, inspector of Department of Vocational and Adult Education of China’s Ministry of Education, inaugurated the establishment of Sino-Zam Vocational College of Science and Technology.

After the unveiling ceremony, Ms. Liu Min and her delegation had a cordial conversation with two teachers and six student representatives of our Zambian branch college, and wore the emblem of our branch college for them. She encouraged teachers to work hard to cultivate technical and skilled talents that meet the needs of Zambia, and do more work for cultural exchanges between China and Zambia and she inspired students to study hard and master technologies, and strive for the opportunity to study in China.

Ms. Liu Min, together with Mr. Song Kai, Deputy General Manager of Industrial Talent Center of China Nonferrous Metals Group, Mr. Liang Chimin, Head of Sino-Zam Vocational College of Science and Technology, visited the library funded by our college, and held the unveiling ceremony for the library. The library is currently the largest and most complete library in Zambia, which will greatly enrich the cultural life of teachers and students in Zambia. Subsequently, they also visited the practical training rooms. These instruments and equipment funded by colleges and enterprises will provide strong support for students' practical training and enterprise employees' skill training in the future. Previously, we invested 500,000 yuan in construction funds and 108 sets of mechanical and electrical training equipment and related materials which worth 1.6 million yuan.

 

The establishment of Sino-Zam Vocational College of Science and Technology is an important practice of Chinese Vocational Education “going globe”. Our college brings Chinese vocational education strength to Zambia to provide human resources support for the long-term development of “going global” enterprises by cultivating a group of technical and skilled talents who understand and agree with Chinese enterprise culture and master Chinese equipment technology standards, so as to consolidate and promote Zambia's economic development and build a new bridge for people to people and cultural exchanges between the two countries.



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