How China’s shrinking population is driving education reform

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China has been conducting a multi-year reform of its higher education system to address the country’s changing economy and demographic challenges, with a focus on promoting vocational education.

Apprenticeships typically result in workers in roles such as auto mechanics, heating and air conditioning repair technicians, electricians, plumbers, and computer technicians. These skilled workers are the powerhouse of the economy, which is looking to enhance its manufacturing prowess.