News about VET from Germany

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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.

Students experience education in a new dimension

VR goggles to help learners with careers guidance and provide continuing education and training.

Promoting Sustainable Development through Green TVET and Green Productivity in Developing Countries

Sustainable development is a key goal for many developing countries, as it involves balancing economic, social, and environmental considerations in order to promote long-term prosperity and well-being.

Tourism: modern vocational training as a solution to the shortage of skilled workers

The tourism industry offers many training opportunities and yet struggles with declining training numbers. On the other hand, dual training secures the skilled workers of tomorrow - but how exactly is it implemented? GOVET visited companies, schools and chambers with a delegation from Costa Rica.