Guangdong Environmental Protection Engineering Vocational College was established in February 2010 with the approval of the Provincial People's Government. It is a full-time public higher vocational college with the main characteristics of cultivating high-skilled talents in environmental protection, energy saving, low-carbon and related majors. It is affiliated to the Environmental Protection Department of Guangdong Province. . The college is located at 98 Guidan West Road, Nanhai District, Foshan City, covering an area of about 450 acres. The college has a beautiful environment and complete teaching and living facilities. It was selected as the second batch of national energy-saving public institution demonstration units. It is an energy-saving demonstration unit for colleges and universities in Guangdong Province and a provincial environmental education base. It is also a continuing education base for environmental protection practitioners in the South China region of the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
The school’s mission is to focus on the work of the environmental protection center and cultivate high-quality technical and technical talents required for economic and social development. It consists of the Department of Environmental Science, Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Circular Economy and Low-Carbon Economy, There are nine teaching departments including the Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, the Department of Environmental Art and Service, the Department of Ecological Environment, and the Department of Food Engineering. In accordance with the concept of full-process management of environmental protection, 34 majors have been set up, and a professional system has been established that covers clean production at the source of environmental protection to intermediate circular economy to end-of-life engineering governance and its extended majors. There are more than 10,000 students in the school. The college currently has 1 brand-name major and 2 brand-name majors; it has 2 central finance-supported professional service industry development capacity-building projects, 1 key training base, and 1 provincial environmental protection special fund supported key laboratory.
The college strives to build a team of "double-qualified" teachers with a reasonable number and structure. There are more than 550 faculty members, and nearly 70% of full-time teachers have a master's degree or above. Many of them have been awarded as "National Excellent Teachers" and "South Guangdong Excellent Teachers" "Wait for the honorable title. The college also hired well-known domestic experts and scholars such as Academician Liu Wenqing, Academician Zhang Yuanhang, Academician Peng Pingan, and more than 70 industry-leading senior engineers as guest professors of the college, and established "Academician Liu Wenqing Studio", "Academician Zhang Yuanhang Studio" and "Academician Peng Ping'an Studio" plays a leading and leading role in environmental science research, keeping the college's professional construction, teaching quality and scientific research level always at the forefront of the industry.
The school adheres to the school motto of "Honesty, Refinement, Innovation, and Prosperity", adheres to the guiding ideology of "education for people, moral education first, and all-round development", and strengthens the school enterprise with the "innovative and strong school project" as the starting point. Cooperation, give full play to the platform effect of the collaborative education center for environmental protection, highlight the training of students' vocational skills, promote learning by competition, and promote education by competition. The quality of talent training has been widely recognized, and graduates are well received by employers, with an employment rate of over 96%, ranking among the top universities of the same kind in the province.
The college implements characteristic education, takes the road of combining production, teaching and research, and continuously enhances the ability to serve regional economic development and enhances the level of schooling. At present, the college has nearly 10 various external service qualifications, including environmental testing, cleaner production technical services, energy-saving audits, environmental protection projects (design, construction and installation, commissioning and operation, consulting), training, and vocational skills appraisal. At the same time, the college has also signed strategic cooperation agreements with the environmental protection bureaus of Foshan, Zhuhai, Zhongshan, Zhaoqing, Jiangmen and other cities to establish a strategic partnership of collaborative innovation and in-depth integration to promote local environmental protection, ecological construction, and the school’s teaching and research exchanges. Integration and mutual promotion of common development.
Looking forward to the future, the college will thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era, and closely focus on the construction of the "five-in-one" overall layout, in accordance with the "four comprehensive" strategic deployment, The work of the environmental protection center and the needs of regional economic and social development are oriented, based on "Lide to foster people", with the goal of building a first-class higher vocational college, innovation-driven development, and continue to be at the forefront of the country’s environmental protection and ecological civilization construction in Guangdong. Provide strong talent guarantee, technical support and intellectual support.