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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Six strengths of the German economy

Find out why Germany's economy is so well known around the world. What are the strengths of the world's third-largest economy? The well trained and highly skilled labour force is definitely an important contribution.

Equitable, excellent, empowering: Innovative TVET in hospitality

BILT Learning Labs are an opportunity for TVET stakeholders to explore specific Innovation and Learning Practices from Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. This hybrid Learning Lab will take place on 24 April 2024 and will focus on the inclusive TVET programmes of Cometa, Italy and KOTO, Vietnam that are working to bring educational opportunities to often marginalized learners.

Tunisia and Germany Strengthen Partnership to Boost Youth Employment and Skill Development

Tunisia and Germany reinforce their partnership to improve employment opportunities through vocational training in promising sectors like renewables.

Indonesia seeks continued German support for vocational training

Indonesian Manpower Minister, Ida Fauziyah, met with Indonesian Ambassador to Germany, Arif Havas Oegroseno, in Berlin to discuss the development of labor cooperation between Indonesia and Germany.

New Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana meets iMOVE

On 20 March 2024, the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), iMOVE and the Ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to Germany, His Excellency John-Thomas Dipowe, discussed opportunities for cooperation with the German education sector.

Implementation of UNESCO Recommendation on Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

In an informal setting in february 2024, more than 80 representatives of National Commissions for UNESCO from around the world shared their experiences in implementing the Recommendation at national level.

Nigeria: Bayelsa Is Going To Partner Institutes On VET - Programme Modelled After Germany's VET

Bayelsa State Government has indicated its readiness to partner with Gregory University, Uturu in Abia State on a vocational training programme to create a critical mass of middle-class and higher manpower to drive the local economy. The programme is modelled after Germany’s vocational training system.

Making sustainability tangible - with the VET Chain

Sustainability is slowly making its way into the training and framework curricula as a cross-cutting standard profile item in VET. In this context, GOVET has developed the "VET Chain" counselling tool, which celebrated its premiere as a specialist workshop at didacta 2024.

Heinze Akademie Pioneers TVET Transformation through China Overseas Training for Innovation Team

Heinze Akademie proudly launched the "China Overseas Training Project for TVET Innovation Team" in collaboration with the Chinese Ministry of Education. The three-week initiative brought together 209 outstanding teachers from 43 vocational colleges and universities across China for specialized training in Germany.