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Quzhou Technician College in China Implements Project and Action-Oriented Approach for Tangible Results

In January 2024, Eckert Schools International organized an impactful training initiative at Quzhou Technician College in China. Eckert Schools employing dynamic and action-oriented teaching methodologies. Engaging 30 students and 2 teachers.

Trainer exchange Costa Rica - Germany: a first hand experience

"From trainer to trainer..." - In order to learn from each other, direct dialogue is often the best. This was the experience of Enrique Mejia Cespedes from the Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje Costa Rica. With the support of GOVET, he realised an exchange of trainers at the Schlosshotel Gedern.

Skilling up the Western Balkan agri-food sector

In December 2023, the European Training Foundation (ETF) brought together around 50 delegates from across the Western Balkans and the European Union (EU) for a three-day conference in Skopje: "Skilling Up the Western Balkan Agri-Food Sector".

BIBB is moving!

From September 4, 2023 the new address will be: Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 114 - 116, 53113 Bonn. Particularly in the first few days after the move, there may be some considerable restrictions on our services and communication.

Bavaria's Minister of Economic Affairs calls for free master craftsperson qualifications

Hubert Aiwanger wants to put an end to the unequal treatment of academic and vocational education and training. 

Interview on the world championships of vocational skills

"Vocational education and training are an incredible springboard"

Dual training – the path to success

In light of the 60th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty, five Franco-German VET stakeholders are renewing their commitment to dual training which, for young people on both sides of the Rhine, is opening up attractive opportunities to help ensure their professional success.

Success story creates a firm foundation

Seven years after fleeing Syria, 20-year-old journeyman Mohammed Nader Salam finishes third at the national screed laying finals.

More women in the world of craft trades

Girls and women are challenging stereotypes in the craft trades. They are removing prejudice by completing training in a "typical male" craft trade occupation. Take 19-year-old Marit Westphal for instance.