China will allow more enterprises to cooperate with vocational schools and higher educational institutions to further integrate businesses with education, according to a guideline issued by the State Council.
The guideline said that China should make transparent entry criteria and streamline administrative approvals for enterprises to work with schools.
China will encourage more enterprises to recruit students as interns, the guideline said, proposing that enterprises act as the main body to promote innovation and transform basic research into industrial technology.
Leading enterprises should take the lead in integrating enterprises and educational institutions, and state-owned enterprises will be supported by the country to cooperate with vocational schools.
In a move to promote the integration of vocational schools and enterprises, practical teaching courses should account for at least half of the total courses, according to the guideline.