From quality management towards school development: the establishment of a new quality development concept: conclusions from a Chinese and German teacher training pilot project cooperation

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This short paper is about a Chinese-German project on quality development in [vocational education and training] VET schools in Beijing. Tools and theories of German and Swiss pedagogical quality management were introduced, reflected on and adapted in this project. These tools were referred to the classical fields of school development: improvement of teaching, organizational development, human resource development and development of cooperation. The most important issue in our project was the improvement of school-company cooperation. This paper introduces our basic [quality management]...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning; Culture and society; Industry; Quality; Research; Management

Keywords: Vocational school; Vocational teachers; Teacher training; Cultural aspects; International educational exchange; Institutional cooperation; Education industry relationship; Pedagogics; Pilot project; Organisational development; Institutional administration

Geographic subjects: China; Asia; Germany; Switzerland; Europe

Published: Beijing, China: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2011

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Pages: pp. 183-186

Conference number: 4th

Date: 2011

Place: Beijing, China

ISBN: 9787513508155

Resource type: Book chapter

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 110.931

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