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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Setting up an intercompany training Workshop in Laos

ÜBZO and Lao-German Technical College establish a flexible training model.

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Study on global mobility 

Elite support in vocational education and training: 39 scholarships awarded for outstanding performance

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.

Karliczek: We are strengthening the transfer of dual training abroad

Go-ahead for setting up a new BMBF-funded master's course for international vocational education and training experts at the Technical University of Munich.

Considering people with disability in vocational education and training

In the view of the federal government and federal state commissioners for persons with disabilities, people with disability are often overlooked in VET.

Consequences of the coronavirus crisis: One in ten companies intend to provide less training

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.

Bavaria and Tunesia seek closer cooperation

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.

Vocational education and training must be part of economic policy

The Association of Catholic Entrepreneurs (BKU) is calling for significant reinforcement of vocational education and training (VET) to benefit the economy and society.

Continuing Education and Training in Germany

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.