Sustainable development and greening are important developing trends highlighted as a global awareness among the member countries in the Shanghai Consensus of the 3rd International Congress on TVET—Transforming TVET: Building skills for work and life 2012. Together with the efforts of the international world, UNESCO UNEVOC International (Bonn) carried out a research project titled “Greening TVET & Skills in Asia Pacific Region”. As one of the UNEVOC Centres, Shenzhen Polytechnic (SZPT, one of the best higher TVET colleges in China) participated the research by carrying out a questionnaire survey and a preliminary analysis of the collected data and desk research results in 3 polytechnics in Guangdong Province.
Shenzhen Polytechnic (SZPT)
UNESCO UNEVOC Centre, Member of Regional Association for Vocational Teacher Education in Asia (RAVTE)
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Dayue (David) Fan is an associate professor of comparative education research and Acting Director and Coordinator of UNEVOC Centre at SZPT, which is a leading higher TVET institution in China. His work is to design, plan and organize various activities and researches according to SZPT’s needs and focuses on partnership with UNESCO UNEVOC International (Bonn), some other international organizations, government, partner polytechnics and industrial sectors. Dayue (David) Fan has been working for decades as a teacher, researcher and administrator in education institutions in China. He has rich experience in language teaching, adult education, comparative educational researches and international collaboration, especially with UNESCO and some other international organizations. He worked for UNESCO Joint Innovative Project for Primary Education under APEID Programme and Gansu Development Programme supported by World Bank and UNDP while in Gansu Province. He has been working in SZPT for over 20 years, where he got his other various experiences.