Top performance in vocational education and training pays off – 39 young workers from the Ulm region receive a continuing education and training scholarship from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's gifted and talented programme.
A survey by the Institute for Employment Research shows that companies are scaling back their training commitment due to uncertain business expectations. The federal government is seeking to counteract this with new assistance.
Melanie Huml, Bavaria's Minister of State for International Affairs and Ali Kooli, Tunisia's Minister of Economy, Finance and Investment, signed an action plan for cooperation between Bavaria and Tunisia.
Germany has a strong skill development system. The country's 15‑year‑old students performed above the OECD average in the last (2018) edition of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), continuing a trend of significant improvement since PISA's first edition in 2000.