The Federal Government, the federal states, trade and industry, the trade unions, and the Federal Employment Agency aim to use the National Continuing Training Strategy to lay joint foundations for a new continuing training culture. This is the first time in the history of the Federal Republic of Germany that a National Continuing Training Strategy had been drawn up.
The Coburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) held a graduation ceremony at the town's Rosengarten Congress Centre to honour 294 trainees who have completed their qualification in a range of commercial, business, and technical occupations.
Practice makes perfect is an axiom that applies just as much in the craft trades sector as it does on the operating table. Virtual reality permits risky hand movements to be learned before they need to be precisely performed in a real emergency. But the new technology can also provide benefits for subjects which are highly theoretical. Training via computer.
At an international conference staged by the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), educational experts from the fields of politics and research highlighted the significance of cooperation between social partners and the state in vocational education and training.
Whenever the quality of "Made in Germany" is praised, people always conjure up the spirit of the German engineer. When did this spirit come about? What are its main characteristics? Is such a spirit unique the world over? Zhang Danhong pursues answers to these questions.