Notice of the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security on Printing and Distributing the "Several Provisions on Regulating the Joint Conduct of Schools by Technical Institutes in Jiangsu Province"
SPLA Social Regulations  No. 3
District Human Resources and Social Security Bureaus, Kunshan, Taixing, Liyang County Human Resources and Social Security Bureaus:
The "Several Provisions Regulating the Joint Conduct of Schools by Technical Colleges and Universities in Jiangsu Province" are now issued to you. Please follow them carefully.
Department of Human Resources and Social Security of Jiangsu Province
November 7, 2019
Several Regulations on Regulating the Joint School-running Behavior of Jiangsu Technical Colleges
The first is to further regulate the joint school-running behavior of technical colleges and universities in the province, and to promote the healthy development of technical education in our province. According to the Law of the People's Republic of China on Vocational Education, the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Promotion of Private Education, Vocational Education Law> Measures and other laws and regulations, combined with the actual situation of our province, formulated these regulations.
Article 2 The term “jointly run schools” as mentioned in these Provisions refers to technical colleges and universities approved by our province and other technical colleges or other vocational colleges with educational qualifications (educational qualifications) established with the approval of human resources and social security or education administrative departments. In accordance with the agreement between the two parties, the school shall cooperate in running schools to jointly train high-quality technical personnel.
Technical colleges and enterprises cooperate with school-enterprise “order classes”, “directed classes”, and “commissioned classes”, as well as the joint operation of schools under the auspices of schools and enterprises with mixed ownerships.
Article 3 Technical colleges and universities shall not run joint schools with training institutions, intermediaries, social organizations, enterprises or individuals who do not have educational qualifications (educational qualifications).
Article 4 Technical colleges and universities that launch joint-run schools in the province shall report to the Human Resources and Social Security Bureau of the district where the school is located for approval and report to the Provincial Human Resources and Social Security Department for the record. Except for the poverty alleviation cooperation and counterpart support work in the eastern and western regions, in principle, no inter-provincial joint schooling shall be conducted. If cross-provincial joint education is required, it must be reviewed and approved by the Human Resources and Social Security Bureau of each district and city. The following materials should be submitted when applying:
(1) Basic information of the two parties to the joint school, the joint school agreement, basic plan, feasibility study report, etc .;
(2) Sites, facilities and equipment, fire safety and system construction of the two parties running the joint school;
(3) The research opinions of the party committee or the office of the school of the joint school;
(4) Opinions of the competent authorities of the two parties running the school and the local human resources and social security or education administrative authorities.
Article 5 The mode of joint school running must comply with relevant national and provincial regulations, and shall be determined through consultation between the two partners in accordance with actual conditions.
Article 6 Both parties to a joint school must strictly implement the relevant national and provincial fees and charges, and must not charge in disguise in the form of registration fees, security deposits, extracurricular training fees, consulting fees, internship deposits, etc.
Article 7 Both parties to a joint school must sign a standardized joint school agreement. The agreement shall include:
(1) the name, address and legal representative's name of both schools;
(2) training objectives and deadlines;
(3) Contents of admissions management, student status management, funding management, and teaching management;
(4) Charge items, standards and methods;
(5) Contents of graduation certificate issuance and recommended employment;
(6) The commitments of both parties to the joint school to strictly abide by relevant laws, regulations and regulations;
(7) Ways of resolving disputes in violation of the responsibility of the cooperation agreement;
(8) The division of responsibilities between the joint school sponsors and the students during the internship;
(9) Other matters agreed upon by the two parties running the joint school.
Article 8 The registration of the students of a joint school shall be registered by the responsible institution, and duplicate registration at the partner institution is not allowed. Responsible colleges must comprehensively inspect the school's qualifications, conditions for running schools, professional settings, and student employment. Both sides of the cooperative college must have the qualifications for cooperating in training at the corresponding levels, and have the conditions for theoretical teaching and internship training.
Article 9 Upon graduation of a joint school student, the responsible college shall issue a graduation certificate of the school, and the responsible college shall undertake no less than one academic year of teaching and management tasks. The cooperative colleges and universities shall cooperate with each other in the management and assessment of the joint students.
Article 10 Both parties to a joint school shall strictly implement the national and provincial funding policies, the responsible colleges shall implement the tuition exemption policy, apply for and issue grants, and the cooperative colleges shall cooperate with the responsible colleges to do relevant work. Accountability shall be investigated for acts such as misrepresentation, deduction and detention.
Article 11 Both parties to a joint school shall formulate and improve various rules and regulations, management rules, teaching plans, etc. during the joint school run. Important information such as student status information must be archived for long-term preservation.
Article 12 Both parties to a joint school shall incorporate the teaching content of the joint specialty into the unified teaching management of the responsible institution, formulate a unified teaching plan, and implement it in accordance with the specific requirements of teaching management. Responsible colleges should regularly arrange personnel to attend cooperative colleges, regularly conduct teaching inspections on cooperative school teaching projects through classroom lectures, student symposiums, and issue questionnaires, etc., to solve problems in teaching in a timely manner, and effectively guarantee the quality of teaching.
Article 13 Both parties to a joint school must faithfully conduct enrollment promotion and sign a written agreement with the parents of the students. It is strictly forbidden to entrust enrollment or agency enrollment with compensation. It is forbidden to use the name of joint education to recruit students in violation of laws and regulations.
Article 14 Both parties to a joint school shall establish an information exchange mechanism and notify the relevant situation in a timely manner. Responsible colleges and universities should arrange personnel to be responsible for student management and teaching supervision of cooperative schools. Relevant persons in charge should regularly visit the cooperative colleges to check work, coordinate and handle problems, and ensure that the cooperative school teaching activities and student management work are in order. Both parties to a joint school must formulate emergency plans to effectively respond to emergencies.
Article 15 The Human Resources and Social Security Bureaus of the districts and cities shall strengthen the management of joint school running by technical colleges and universities within their jurisdictions, establish and improve the supervision mechanism, and timely supervise and rectify the problems existing in joint school running and handle them in accordance with laws and regulations to ensure joint school running Quality, safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of students.
Article 16 Technical colleges and universities that run joint schools in violation of regulations shall be punished accordingly.
Article 17 These regulations shall come into effect on the 30th day from the date of promulgation. If the previous relevant regulations are inconsistent with these regulations, these regulations shall prevail.
Article 18 The interpretation of these regulations rests with the Department of Human Resources and Social Security of Jiangsu Province.
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