China to train more professionals for household work, elderly care, childcare
China will train more professionals for household work, elderly care and childcare in an effort to improve social services, according to a document jointly issued by the Ministry of Education and several other departments.
The authorities asked to build and improve an education system for training these professionals, encouraging vocational schools and colleges to set up relevant majors and management personnel at related institutions to pursue further academic studies.
Each province should have at least one university that has relevant majors, according to the document.
Those working in these areas are also encouraged to take vocational training.