33-year-old Marcel Kunze from Derne, Germany, has been deaf since birth. He is only able to work with the help of a hearing prosthesis. He had actually wanted to retrain as a train driver but it all turned out differently.
The career fair "parentum online" is directed at young people looking for a training position or a university place. Parents however are encouraged to accompany them as they make their way around the virtual fair.
Does combining a job and studying on a dual study course lead to too much stress, or is it the perfect start in the world of work? The model offers plenty of benefits for students and those setting out on their careers.
The cabinet has approved the key elements of the federal programme "Safeguard vocational training places" and in doing so is acting on the agreement of the Alliance for Initial and Continuing Education and Training of 26 May 2020.
The coronavirus crisis has shifted the focus even more on to vocational education and training. A survey by the Swabia Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) shows that, for companies in the areas of production, commerce and services, employee training has not just been a high priority since the lockdown.