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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2020, 3(12); doi: 10.25236/FER.2020.031214.

Comparative Study of Maritime Education and Training (MET) between China and Western Countries


Xiaoli Hu

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Xiaoli Hu

Jiangsu Maritime Institute, Jiangsu, Nanjing 211170, China


Maritime education and training(MET) is of vital importance to the world shipping industry. This paper first compares MET between China and western countries from the perspectives of basic systems and modes. Then it explores enlightenment of MET in western countries to China's MET: understand the strategic significance of developing MET, be aware of the strategic position of seafarers, encourage more young people to devote themselves to navigation, innovate the system and mechanism of MET, and promote internationalization of MET.


Maritime education and training(MET); China; western countries; comparative study

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Xiaoli Hu. Comparative Study of Maritime Education and Training (MET) between China and Western Countries. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 12: 120-128. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.031214.


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