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This research aims to determine the synchronization of vocational education through improvement of industrial-based teacher skills. The research is conducted by using qualitative method. This method can provide answers from broader and more detailed research problems. These research participants are principals, vice principals, heads of program and teachers. All of necessary information in this research are collected from a number of categories of data sources, namely humans, documents and actions though data collection which is obtained from interview, observation and documentation. Results of the research show that vocational schools have taken the synchronization of industrial-based teacher skill improvement by building partnership between school and industrial world as a provision for teachers to face current and future challenges by opening new, creative and innovative thinking framework so that they can create prospective medium and professional level labors and one having adaptation skill to various fields of skills by education process and industrial-based learning. It can be concluded that this program assists teachers to be able to take focus learning process to industrial needs which must be conducted in a sustainable manner since changes on each industry is not the same and is supported by visionary principal leadership.