News about VET from Germany

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Greater responsibility and better pay: higher-level vocational education and training is worth it

Chamber of Industry and Commerce survey on continuing vocational education and training

Dream grade in a dream job Jana Rombach aces examination with 1.0

Jana Lisa Rombachs was aiming for a career in social welfare and medicine She has achieved this goal as a medical assistant - and the young woman from Schiltach completed the training with a grade of 1.0.

Video clips on permeability in vocational education and training

What is important in the transition from school to work? Why do young people choose dual VET? What further development opportunities are there afterwards? GOVET spoke in eight video interviews with apprentices, trainers and project leaders from the field of technology.

Julina Laible is Germany's top sports specialist

Julina Laible is Germany's best performer in the 2020 sports specialist examination. She achieved an outstanding result in her examination and is therefore one of 207 top trainees from Germany to have achieved the highest points total nationwide in their respective training occupation.

19 state winners trained in the Chamber District of Koblenz

German craft trade competition at federal state level / eight second places and three third places.

Piano maker is a unique craft trade

Playing the piano is one thing, making it is quite another. The two trainees David Herrmann and Anna Sender are currently learning to do this at the Trier-based piano makers Pianohaus Marcus Hübner

Increased support for training companies during the coronavirus pandemic

Federal programme "Safeguard vocational training places" is expanded.

BMAS promotes continuing vocational education and training networks nationwide

Launch of initial projects in Berlin and Thuringia

23 talented footballers have arrived from the USA to live, study and play football in Bad Aibling

The 23 talented footballers will be living, studying and playing football in Bad Aibling for at least six months. They will also attend an intensive German course at the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Education Campus (DBBC).

Vocational training partnership with Zambia: practice-oriented training in the construction sector

Since 2017, the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Chamber of Skilled Crafts has maintained a vocational training partnership project with the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (ABCEC) in Zambia.

Excellent! Deutsche Telekom "best trainer" for vocational training and cooperative study programs

For the fourth time, "Capital" magazine recognized the best trainers in Germany (German only). Deutsche Telekom was able to impress the judges again this year and received the seal for professional training and the cooperative study program.

Potential for professional recognition in the immigration of skilled workers

An analysis of vocational training in thirteen focus countries