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Mar 4, 2011

Chengdu Aeronautic Vocational Technical College selects PTC for 'Mold Design and Manufacturing Teaching Resources Library' Project

Beijing, China - PTC®, The Product Development Company®, has announced that after much research and discussion, Chengdu Aeronautic Vocational Technical College selected PTC as the exclusive software partner for the Ministry of Education's (MOE) Department of High Vocational Education's "MOLD DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING TEACHING RESOURCES LIBRARY" Project.

The Project is one of the most important sections of the high vocational education reform and development act according to China MOE. The Project will start with resource libraries (software, curriculum, project-based materials, and training) focusing on 11 majors. The Project will be open to all vocational colleges that teach these subject matters. The Project will reach 400 vocational schools, 1,200 teachers and 400,000 students per year.

As a leading global product lifecycle management solution provider, PTC provides discrete manufacturers with software and services to meet the globalization, time-to-market and operational efficiency objectives of product development. For this Project, PTC will be the sole software partner, and will provide mold related materials and the most advanced technologies required by industries. These resources will also serve as platform to explore more collaboration opportunities with higher vocational schools to enrich students and faculty skill sets.

Prof. Liu Jianchao, head of the project and assistant to the president of Chengdu Aeronautic Vocational Technical College said: "We chose PTC because they have the first-class technology, a world-leading solution, strength in the marketplace and the enthusiasm in supporting China's education. I believe the cooperation of the two parties will be helpful to all the high vocational college and the students."

"China's education is facing a revolution, PTC is glad to participate and contribute," said Mr. Greg Sisk, Senior Director of APAC & Emerging Geographies, PTC Global Education. "We hope more and more teachers and students will enhance their skills through the platform offered by PTC."

Since 1995, PTC has been working closely with China's education market. This Project signifies another major effort by PTC to strengthen cooperation with Chinese educational institutions stemming from its partnership with China's Ministry of Education established in December 2007. PTC's extensive programs for Chinese middle schools, vocational schools and universities have been recognized for contributing to the development of Chinese students' technological literacy and design skills, and the growth of industry talent in China.

Chengdu Aeronautic Vocational Technical College was founded in 1965, it's the one of the first batch of 28 model vocational colleges in China, additionally, take in charge of the "Mold Design and Manufacturing Teaching Resources Library" Project.