Excellent opportunities with the new upgrading grant
Federal Ministry of Education and Research 'info' tour stops off in Franconia. Parliamentary Secretary of State, Stefan Müller (Member of the Bundestag), provided information about funding options and opportunities in vocational education and training.
Modernisation of the IT occupations in the age of 4.0
The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) has been investigating whether the four dual IT occupations, which have remained unchanged since 1997, need to be modernised. Against the background of the increasing digitalisation of the world of work, the aims of this process were to identify current and foreseeable requirements for skilled IT staff and to draw up proposals for the future shaping of the IT occupations.
Fun and examinations: experiences in VET at the Buenos Aires VTC
"How am I supposed to remember all that, that's too much at once for the final examination," complains Sofia B, a 19-year-old Argentinian who is hoping to successfully complete her two year training in 8 weeks' time as an Industrial Management Assistant at the vocational training centre (VTC) in Buenos Aires. For the teachers at the VTC, this was reason enough to trial something new during the revision period leading up to the Chamber of Foreign Trade's (AHK) Management Assistant examinations.