News about VET from Germany

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3 ways Asia can inspire learning through skills, tech

Specialized learning platforms provide learning opportunities for high-tech jobs.

Volkswagen is seeking to train software developers themselves from 2019

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.

Examiners support dual education and training

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.

Awards for national winners from numerous occupations

Honouring the best of the skilled crafts and of the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) - the SBB provided information about grants for talented individuals in the vocational sector.

Cedefop VET opinion survey country reports available online

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.

Training in line with German model also successful in China

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.

Media designer: one of the most modern occupations

Media designer training includes virtually all occupations involved in the prepress stage.

Feria de Empresas at Insalco – companies meet trainees

Insalco is anticipating large numbers of new trainees. Recently, 25 applicants made use of the opportunity to get to know their potential training companies at the Feria de Empresas.

The skilled crafts provide training for a particularly large number of refugees

There has been a sharp increase in the number of refugees starting training in Germany. Many of them are opting for a skilled crafts occupation.

OECD: Improved employment opportunities for non-academics

Good quality training prevents unemployment. The OECD now also confirms this for dual vocational education and training.

Minister of Education Conducted Working Visit to Berlin, Germany

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.

Dialogue between science, policy and practice for the implementation of a policy principle

Experiences from pilot projects conducted in the key development area of "Vocational education and training for sustainable development 2015-2019"