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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Eckert Schools are "Digital Champion 2022"

Eckert Schools are seeking to make Germany's companies and skilled workers fit for the "digital future" with a wide range of different initiatives. This role as a digital leader is now receiving special recognition.

Aspiring teachers gain practical experience in Ecuador

Five students at the Ruhr Bochum University (RUB) make the new project "Professional School of International Education" a reality for the first time.

Earn your Master's Degree in Vocational Education and Innovation in Germany – Free Participation

The Master's Degree programme "Vocational Education and Innovation" is a blended learning course for international professionals in the field of VET at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Submit your application until 31 July 2022.

Building 'autonomy and public-private partnerships' for Centres of Vocational Excellence

Autonomy and public-private partnerships (PPPs) are critical for vocational education and training (VET) institutions to excel.

Tour de Fribourg: French trainees in southern Baden

Trainees from southern France complete work placements in craft trade businesses in southern Baden

Artificial intelligence in vocational education and training

Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS) and Google Zukunftswerkstatt [Google Future Workshop] launch new learning offers

Some craft trade occupations provide the most money for trainees

The highest training allowances based on collective agreements are paid in the craft trades. This is shown in a recent evaluation conducted by the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB). 

Linking skills to needs with non-state actors – lessons from the 2021/2 GEM Report

Non-state actors are involved in all aspects of education. But for some levels of education, their presence is more evident and even necessary. Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is commonly associated with private and economic stakeholders. 

Launching the European Battery Academy to reskill thousands of industry workers

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is pleased to announce the launch of the European Battery Alliance Academy with a budget of EUR 10 million at the annual ministerial meeting of the European Battery Alliance (EBA).