News about VET from Germany

We provide the latest news about vocational training from Germany and international collaboration with German partners.

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Minister Karliczek: Recognition of professional qualifications benefits skilled worker recruitment

Procedure ensures labour market integration and qualified immigration.

The best young craftsmen are honoured in Baden-Württemberg

The very best young craftsmen in the federal state were recognised for their work.

50 years of the Vocational Training Act

Successful model of dual training 

New Success Stories

iMOVE has recently published a new brochure which features eight success stories regarding the training of trainers, realised in a joint effort by German and international partners. The brochure is available in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, English, and Russian.

Capacity building for the Indian energy revolution

With a focus on the grid integration of renewable energies, the Kassel-based Fraunhofer IEE (Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology) together with partners from industry and the Indian IIT Bombay has launched a capacity building programme for the energy revolution in the Earth's second most heavily populated country.

"Vocational education and training are unthinkable without your commitment"

Ceremony for around 1,000 Chamber of Industry and Commerce examiners in Osnabrück

Germany: a country with international relationships and engaged globally in training and research

Federal Government publishes "Report on International Cooperation in Education, Science and Research 2017-2018"

2019 Landscape Gardeners' Cup at BUGA

Hannes Mattenklott and Simon Hummel of the training company TEAM GRÜN Furtner-Althaus from Elzach in the Black Forest fought hard to win the title of "German Champions" in gardening and landscaping.

Dual vocational education and training becomes fit for the future

Federal Government passes amendment to the Vocational Training Act.

The German Bakers Academy in Weinheim is recognised by the EU as Europe's most innovative training provider

For the first time, a German provider is a recipient of the EU award for vocational education and training. What’s more, this provider is from the bakery trade. This also demonstrates the positive changes in a sector which has successfully exploited its market opportunities in the face of the dominance of the food industry and food retailers.

Chinese florists successfully complete "FDF Floral Arranger" certificate course

Following a two-week intensive course at Florist Park, the ten Chinese participants from the partner agency of the German Florists' Association (Fachverband deutscher Floristen – FDF) and the florists' platform cnfloral in Beijing, successfully completed their "floral arranger" examination before an examination committee of the Gelsenkirchen Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Training refugees and Ethiopians for the job market

A vocational programme funded by the German government teaches skills such as cooking, woodworking and mechanics to refugees and their hosts.