Promotion of Education Equity
The University makes great efforts to expand the target group of education and offers degree and non-degree education to the disabled, the elderly, prisoners and migrant laborers. By the end of 2013, migrant-laborer learners had totaled 36 thousand, accounting for 33.5% of the enrollment of degree education. 280 thousand migrant workers received skills and cultural knowledge training. Besides, in terms of degree education, there had been 1310 disabled students, 850 prisoner students and 251 elderly students, with a registration of 426 thousand students at Shanghai Distance University for the Elderly.