Until now, not many apprentices in craft trades have done work experience abroad. But trainee dental technician Thomas König completed a placement in the Spanish city of Malaga and gives a glowing report. His boss Dörte Thie would like more apprentices to help export the German training system to the rest of the world.
Making agricultural careers more attractive: what do trainees want?
Competition on the jobs market is tough – but all is not lost for the agricultural professions. Provided, that is, that young people's needs are taken into consideration and that there is a willingness to rethink wage levels.
Education project in South Africa: funding promise for training vocational school teachers
Trainme is a project run by the Industry-wide Training Centre of East Bavaria (ÜBZO) to train and continually educate South African vocational school teachers, and funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to the tune of 393,647 Euro altogether.