New Skills for Youth Innovation Sites 2019 Snapshot: Sichuan, Guangdong, Guizhou and Hebei Provinces, China

Launched in 2016, JPMorgan Chase & Co. New Skills for Youth (NSFY) is a $75 million, five-year global initiative aimed at transforming how cities and states ensure that young people are career ready. The local investments from across the world - Innovations Sites - aim to identify and implement the most promising ideas in career education, with a special focus on communities with the greatest needs.

The Chinese government has placed a steadily increasing focus on developing secondary vocational education, particularly around improving quality and expanding access for economically disadvantaged students. Win the Future, an initiative led by the China Development Research Foundation (CDRF), launched in 2016 to explore and test strategies to improve instruction in China’s secondary vocational schools. This snapshot profiles how Win the Future aims to inform national policy in China and enhance the technical, professional and life skills of vocational students in Sichuan, Guangdong, Guizhou and Hebei Provinces, China so they are better equipped to enter the workforce.

To learn more about the NSFY Innovation Sites, visit the NSFY Innovation Sites Snapshots series page.

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October 2019