If China is a global manufacturing giant, this has partly to do with the ability of policymakers in Beijing to build a foundation of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) over many years. For a country and a government that has rung out the 'Make in India' mantra, there are lessons here. The 1996 Vocational Education Law of China was a landmark for its TVET system. The law spells out the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders: central ministries of education, human resources and social security, the sub-national departments of education and training institutes and enterprises. The law has provisions for integrating education and training with the industrial process through participation of local enterprises.
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