Youngsters in China are looking for a more pragmatic approach to education that will lead to more money and a part to play in China’s much ballyhooed rise to a country of innovators. A 2014 report from iResearch, estimates that the number of online education learners in the country will surpass 120 million in 2017, an almost 80% increase in student numbers from 2013, and that online education revenue will more than double over the same period. Of all the sub-sectors within the online education industry, vocational education stands out as one of the key drivers of the industry’s future success.
As manufacturing sector gets more sophisticated, companies will have to break down the barriers between low-wage and skilled labor in China. “In this industry, it’s just one or two heroes directing a bunch of knuckleheads,” says Peng Wen, a technician at a Winto Ceramics subsidiary factory in Guangdong Province’s Foshan city. Peng’s […]