During the pandemic, in-person training had to be converted into digital continuing training offers in the shortest time possible. The silver lining to emerge from this difficult situation is now the huge rise in the acceptance of e-learning.
As a result of an European Union (EU) commission initiative, more than 100 regional centres of excellence for vocational education and training (VET) and associated VET networks are set to receive total funding of €400 million from 2021 to 2027.
The "Wegweiser Bildung" [Signpost for education] team is helping people to understand the German education training system and together with them is developing strategies for school-based and vocational education and training.
According to an OCED study, almost 1 in 5 jobs in the Federal Republic of Germany are threatened by digitalisation. Experts are therefore urgently calling for a new learning culture with continuing vocational education and training forming a natural part of this.
Since August 2021, Marcus Aust has been supporting the iMOVE contact point in India as a senior consultant specializing in the Indian education and training market. Read his message to German training exporters.