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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BIBB advisory services in Egypt

"Building an Egyptian BIBB" was the request the International Cooperation and Advisory Services Section of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) was commissioned with by the Industrial Training Council (ITC) of the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MIT) of Egypt.

International Handbook of Vocational Education and Training

The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) has been asked to be the caretaker publisher of the IHVET (International Handbook of Vocational Education and Training) jointly with the University of Magdeburg.

Country Report 2010 offers information on the German Vocational Training System

The so-called Country Reports offer a general overview regarding the vocational training systems of the various European countries. A new edition of the country report on Germany “VET in Europe – Country Report Germany 2010“ is now available on the internet.

Recruitment and induction in enterprises

Current European policy processes in the area of vocational education and training have fuelled demand throughout the EU for comparative data and information on VET. Induction processes and development of career entrants as an indicatior for the output and outcome of educational systems is currently being examined by the Federal Institute of Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) in the research project INDUCT.

New OECD study: "Learning for the working environment"

Germany performed strongly in the OECD study "Learning for the working environment".

BMW Group recruits more than 1,100 apprentices

The BMW Group maintains a high number of new apprentices once again this year. In Germany alone, 1,080 young people have started their careers as apprentices with the BMW Group in august and september. Worldwide that figure is 1.124. With an apprenticeship quota of five per cent, the BMW Group remains among the leaders in the automobile industry and demonstrated its longterm commitment to vocational training.

German Minister Schavan: Education and Research have top priority

Schavan presented the budget for the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in the German Parliament.

Preparation of the world championships for professional occupation WorldSkills 2013 is under way

About 1,000 participants from more than 50 member countries of WorldSkills International will compete in Leipzig from July 2nd to 7th. They are the best trainees and experts in the age group of young people up to 22 years.

Highest award of the education sector for dp

The German company digital publishing (dp) has once again won three Worlddidac awards.