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.
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.
Well trained skilled workers form the backbone of industry and the skilled crafts. This applies to Germany as well as to every other industrialised country. But how does training take place in other countries? A group of trainees and trainers from Rottweil found out more in China.
The Minister of Education, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman met up with His Excellency Dr. Georg Schütte, the State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), at BMBF Berlin Office in Germany.