Over time it has become a lovely tradition. At the end of the year, Angela Merkel invites the German national skills team to Berlin. At the reception, the head of the government praised the WorldSkills participants as "excellent ambassadors for training in Germany".
SAP and UNICEF have announced a new global partnership. The aim of the partnership is to jointly develop training offers and to make these available to provide young people in disadvantaged regions with life skills and job skills. The goal is to prepare them for the jobs of the future and for active participation in the life of the community.
The new director of the Institute for Employment Research is fairly relaxed about the economic difficulties. Over the long term, says Bernd Fitzenberger, it's important that sufficient immigrants come to Germany.
On April 18, 2020, the iMOVE contact point Iran contributed live to the Iranian Industrial Management Institute (IMI) Instagram webinar on the impact of the Corona virus and the related economic crisis on TVET systems. Almost 200 persons attended the one-hour webinar.