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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Reaching people with individual offers

The newly created support and mentoring area was the first stop for Peter Weiß on his visit to the Lahrer workshops. The member of the German parliament pays a visit to the Johannes-Diakonie social welfare organisation at least once a year to find out about the latest developments, such as how, for example, the organisation is incorporating the Federal Participation Act for supporting people with a disability.

Dual training for people with disabilities

In the Main-Franconian workshops, people with disabilities are able to complete "light" dual training. This provides them with improved opportunities in the labour market following their workshop activity.

VET is becoming increasingly complex

Vocational education and training is growing in popularity for those with the higher education entrance qualification. This is what the figures show for the start of training in 2019 as well as for previous years according to information from the Hochrhein-Bodensee Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK).

Eckert schools - Germany's best continuing education provider

"5-star" continuing education and training: Germany's best provider of continuing vocational education and training is based in the Regensburg region. The magazine "Stern" awarded the Eckert Schools top marks in all assessment criteria, naming it Germany's "best provider of vocational education and training".

WorldSkills: Two golds for Germany

Five spots on the podium as well as 19 medallions for excellence: Vocational education and training in Germany is at world championship level. At this year's WorldSkills Competition, the German team significantly improved upon last year's results.

"VET week" in Rhineland-Palatinate

Minister Wissing meets trainee hearing aid acousticians.

Andhra Pradesh to partner with German institutes for skill development

The State government is collaborating with German institutions to utilise their cutting edge technololgy for development of the manufacturing sector through skill development.

Success stories of train-the-trainer solutions

A new iMOVE brochure highlights eight success stories of train-the-trainer solutions, realized in a joint effort by German and international partners. It depicts how lifelong learning is now a reality, not just for students and apprentices but also for trainers.

Germany popular with foreign skilled workers

New recognition figures reflect huge interest in skilled worker immigration - strong growth in nursing occupations

Academy leading the way in Europe

The training institution based in Weinheim is one of the finalists in the running for the European training award.

UNB and Siemens sign unique MOU to help students get workplace ready

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Siemens Canada have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enrich student experiences and ensure they're job-ready when they graduate.

SEAT The Automotive Talent Pool

SEAT has been training professionals at its Apprentice School for over 60 years.