HAWE Hydraulik receives German Entrepreneurship Award for training project
HAWE Hydraulik have won the German Entrepreneurship Award in the "Business for Development" category with a project led by trainees. A combination of practical training and the latest training models help deliver specialist training and detailed insights into hydraulics to people in Botswana.
Vietnamese-German Cooperation in TVET in 2018 – A year to look back
The year 2018, according to the Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), was the year of the technical vocational education and training (TVET) breakthrough. The Vietnamese-German Programme "Reform of TVET in Vietnam", contributes to improving the quality and competitiveness of Vietnamese human resources in regional and international markets, especially considering new challenges and opportunities from Industry 4.0.
Bavarian Business Association wants to get more higher education dropouts into training
Almost one in three bachelor's students (29 per cent) in Germany drop out of their degree. At the same time, many sectors are struggling with a shortage of well-trained skilled workers. Training positions in particular are often difficult to fill.
Volkswagen is seeking to train software developers themselves from 2019
In the spring of 2019, the plan is to start with the initial cohort of around 100 participants and, following the training, the intention is to employ the graduates starting in 2021, explained Gunnar Kilian, a Member of the Board of Management at Volkswagen, in Wolfsburg.
Company-related examinations are a key component of the dual education and training system. While this enjoys wide recognition globally, the involvement of the examiners often remains hidden. The Northern Black Forest Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) recently acknowledged this voluntary commitment.
Cedefop VET opinion survey country reports available online
Does vocational education and training (VET) have a positive image in Slovakia or Spain? How likely are VET graduates to continue to higher education in Cyprus or Germany? Answers to these and many more questions are provided in Cedefop's European public opinion survey on VET country reports.