To meet the demands of a rapidly growing economy, China needs to improve higher education and develop lifelong learning systems. The public sector alone cannot meet all the needs. Yet the private sector needs the right incentives and partnerships to ensure that it can make a strong contribution to improved educational services.
China's Public Private Partnership Forumbrought together top government officials with companies and financiers who have demonstrated innovative private sector solutions to educational challenges. The 2005 Forum addressed international trends in private education and highlighted cases that demonstrate the contribution of the private sector partnerships. Topics such as higher education, improving the investment environment, and innovative financing techniques were on the agenda.