News about VET from Germany

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Development of a new insurance programme for public schools in Peru

To strengthen the resilience of the portfolio of more than 50,000 public schools in Peru to natural disaster risks, the Frankfurt School, as implementing agency of the ISF, signed a grant funding agreement with the IDF project consortium partners.

Corona generation in Germany 'faces drop in income' due to school closures

Germany is comparatively well positioned internationally when it comes to its education system. But the weeks of school closures could have massive financial consequences in the long-term for the generation of students affected.

Vocational training hampered by COVID-19 pandemic

According to a global survey of more than 1,350 providers of Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET), many countries and training providers were insufficiently prepared to respond to the constraints that resulted from the crisis, although some rapidly shifted to distance learning.

First independent overseas university in China to be set up in Hainan

It marks the opening-up of the education sector and attracts advanced talents to the Hainan Free Trade Port, experts said.

The Pact for Skills: mobilising all partners to invest in skills

Commissioners Schmit and Breton have officially launched the Pact for Skills, a central element of the European Skills Agenda. They have also announced the first European skills partnerships in key industrial ecosystems – automotive, microelectronics, and aerospace and defence industries.

EU paves the way for European public employment services network

The European Parliament agreed on a Commission proposal to continue the successful work in supporting unemployed people to find new jobs of the European Union (EU) Public Employment Services Network until 2027.

Generation COVID: Virus has changed young people's lives

Patricia and Mathilde wanted to work abroad, while Christian had planned to take part in international music competitions. The coronavirus pandemic has forced them to change their plans. How are they coping?

Shoe production in Kenya provides career prospects

Kenya exports 90 per cent of its rawhide.

BMW Group Plant San Luis Potosi: 5 years promoting education and talent in Mexico

BMW Group was one of the first companies in Mexico to implement the dual educational model since 2015

Achieving a European Education Area by 2025 and resetting education and training for the digital age

The European Commission adopted two initiatives that will strengthen the contribution of education and training to the EU's recovery from the coronavirus crisis, and help build a green and digital Europe.

atingi eLearning platform reaches nearly 1 Million African youth in 1st year

800,000 people in Africa reached with over 100,000 registered users; digital learning enables Africa's youth to reach their personal potential.

Setting the course for the future

The revised training aims to strengthen occupations in the electrical skilled trades and make them fit for the future. The creation of the new training occupation "Electronics technician for building systems integration" takes account of the requirements arising from digitalisation. The application process is now under way. This means training could be provided under the new regulation from 2021 onwards.