Heilongjiang Institute of Construction Technology

 One of 28 Important Demonstrative Vocational Colleges of Higher Education among the First Group.

 The Qualified Personnel Training Demonstrative Base of Ministry of Education and Ministry of Construction

 Heilongjiang Institute of Construction Technology was originally built in 1948, at that time its primitive name was Harbin Technique Special School. In February 1962 it renamed itself as Heilongjiang Province Construction Engineering School. After combining with original Heilongjiang Province Construction Workers¡¯University in March 1998, Heilongjiang Institute of Construction Technology was approved of a full-time general institute of higher education by Ministry of Education. From the year of 2000 to 2003, it was merged with Heilongjiang Province Building Material Industrial School and Heilongjiang Province Textile Industrial School successively. Nowadays, Heilongjiang Institute of Construction Technology has become an important demonstrative vocational college of higher education from the secondary technical school. It is one of 28 important demonstrative vocational colleges of higher education among the first group. It is the qualified personnel training demonstrative base by Ministry of Education and Ministry of Construction to cultivate the talents in short supply ¡¢the base of national key construction projects to train vocational educational teachers¡¢one of the chairman bureau of the joint conferences of principals from the national higher vocational college and higher special school¡¢the vice director college of the professional guidance committee of civil engineering held by Ministry of Education and Ministry of Construction¡¢the deputy president of the board of council of China¡¯ s vocational education seminar¡¢the consultant college of China¡¯s western region¡¢the director of the professional committee of higher vocational college and higher special school held by the educational association of Ministry of Construction¡¢the chairman of Heilongjiang Province higher vocational college presidents contacting meeting¡¢the member of Heilongjiang Province academies offered in higher school council¡¢the vice director of Heilongjiang Province higher education teaching qualification testing council and the higher education teacher¡¯ s professional qualification council¡¢the member of the UNESCO Production & Study Council. The 60 years ¡®history of running the college has engendered rigorous scholarship, the abundant material progress and cultural and ideological progress, during the long history, the college has trained more than 90 thousands talents for construction industries.

 Since the college was set up, the college has consistently followed the ¡°ten words¡± guiding principle of ¡°open, reformation, construction, development, innovation¡±. The college has been taking the teaching quality promotion as the core and the talents quality advance as the standard, emphasizing on strengthening the construction achievements of the national demonstrative projects in order to cultivate the high-quality technology application talents. The college is of one heart and one mind to work earnestly and has got gratifying results. The college has finished the leapfrog development. In 2005, the college took the lead to pass the assessment of the qualified personnel training of higher vocational colleges in China, and was appraised as the grade of excellence. In 2006, the college passed the review of Ministry of Education and Ministry of Finance, and was identified as one of 28 important demonstrative vocational colleges of higher education among the first group. In October 2009, the college passed the acceptance inspection of Ministry of Education and Ministry of Finance, while the college got the £¤4,000,000 special reward supported by the above two Ministries. In 2011, the college passed the personnel training assessment of Ministry of Education and got a good reputation from the experts; the college was awarded the Employment Top Fifty of the National Universities Graduates in the year from 2011 to 2012. The architectural engineering technology major, the architectural decoration engineering technology major, the heat supply, ventilation and air conditioning engineering technology major and the municipal engineering technology major of the college have been appraised as the national important majors supported by the central finance. The architectural electrical engineering technology major has been appraised as the provincial important major supported by the local finance. During the 11th five-year plan, after the teaching resource integration and three-year¡¯s demonstration construction, the college covers an area of 960,000 square meters and building area of 331,000 square meters; the teaching equipment total value of the college is £¤91,340,000; the library of the college has more than 750,000 books. The college has 197 intramural experimental training bases with modern advanced teaching equipments and 348 extramural practicing and teaching bases. Developing coordinated dynamically, the professional structural layout of the college which has 8 categories of civil engineering, manufacture, light textile, material, electronics and information engineering, arts, tourism and 55 majors has formed. The college has 13 second grade colleges and 4 departments. There are more than 12000 full-time students. The college owns a reasonable structured group of teachers among whom ¡°full-time and part-time teachers¡± and ¡°double-professionally-titled teachers¡± account for a high proportion. In this group of teachers, there are 577 full-time teachers. Among them, there are 60 professors and 223 associate professors. The proportion of ¡°the double-professionally-titled teachers¡± achieves above 90%.

 During the practice of long time, the college has inherited the motto of "the harmony of virtue and ability, the combination of practice and knowledge", followed the educational thoughts of "the life is the education, the society is the school, and the teaching, the learning and the practicing shall be combined together", abided by the educational thoughts of Yanpei Huang of ¡°The vocational education must adapt to the social demands and development in order to service the society.¡±£¬¡°The aim of vocational education is to make the unemployed in employment and make the employee be happy to work.¡±£¬ ¡°the combination of work and study¡±, ¡°Mind and Hand¡±, ¡°the combination of practice and knowledge¡±, ¡°The theory and practice go together.¡± and the thought of ¡°To balance better between theoretical knowledge and practical skills training.¡± The college insisted on the spirit of "solidarity, enterprise, reality, innovation, inheritance and contribution", abided by the teaching principle of "respecting the work, optimizing the ability, emphasizing the instruction and loving the students", and initiated the learning principle of "cherishing the time, optimizing the studies, consummating the skill, seeking the truth". The college built a correct view of talent, quality and teaching and established the education thoughts of the combination of work and study, the teaching measures of the college-enterprise cooperation and the "2+1" qualified personnel training mode with cooperation of the college and the enterprises. The college has taken the mainstream thoughts of higher vocational education in the world as the guide, developed the course system based on the working process, established practicing and teaching bases. Taken the service as the tenet, the ability as the core, the quality as the standard and the employment as the guide orientation, the college hasn¡¯t only stepped onto the development road of combining the production, the study and the research together, but also has strengthened the construction of connotation in order to overall promote the professional abilities of the students. The college makes fully use of the two subjects of the college and enterprise, in addition, tries to combine the theoretical knowledge learning with practical abilities training and the comprehensive qualities formation closely. Based on the Heilongjiang Province and spread throughout the whole nation, the college has trained a multitude of higher qualified personnel of technology application in the front line of production in urgent need for Two Planning (Urban Planning and Country Planning), Four Construction (including Project Construction, Residential Housing Construction, Town Construction and Urban Construction ) and Eight Industries (including Construction, Real Estate, Municipal Utilities, Construction Survey, Construction Material, Construction Decoration, Textile and Scenic Spots Protection Industry). The college has established 348 extramural practicing and teaching bases in Harbin, Beijing, Dalian, Shanghai, Suzhou, Guangzhou and Shenzhen in order to ensure that the specification and quality of the graduates can meet the demand for the higher vocational personnel, actualized the training objective of "being employed after graduation, taking position after being employed and playing important role after taking position", and trained large number of higher qualified personnel of technology application in the front line of production. The one-time employment rate of graduates had exceeded 95% for continuous ten years. From the year of 2008 to 2012, the one-time employment rate of graduates ranked the first among the vocational colleges of higher education in Heilongjiang Province for continuous five years, and was among the first group in the vocational colleges of higher education in the whole country. The college was awarded the ¡°advanced collectives in enrolment and vocation guidance work¡± by the Educational Bureau of Heilongjiang Province. College party committee was awarded the Model Basic Party Organizations in the education system all over the province for continuous two years by the Educational Bureau of Heilongjiang Province and the College Working Committee of Heilongjiang Province. Also, the construction of campus culture was granted the ¡°Charming Campus¡± by China Youth and the National Vocational Propaganda Minister Committee