News about VET from Germany

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23 talented footballers have arrived from the USA to live, study and play football in Bad Aibling

The 23 talented footballers will be living, studying and playing football in Bad Aibling for at least six months. They will also attend an intensive German course at the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Education Campus (DBBC).

Vocational training partnership with Zambia: practice-oriented training in the construction sector

Since 2017, the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Chamber of Skilled Crafts has maintained a vocational training partnership project with the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors (ABCEC) in Zambia.

Excellent! Deutsche Telekom "best trainer" for vocational training and cooperative study programs

For the fourth time, "Capital" magazine recognized the best trainers in Germany (German only). Deutsche Telekom was able to impress the judges again this year and received the seal for professional training and the cooperative study program.

Potential for professional recognition in the immigration of skilled workers

An analysis of vocational training in thirteen focus countries

Development of a new insurance programme for public schools in Peru

To strengthen the resilience of the portfolio of more than 50,000 public schools in Peru to natural disaster risks, the Frankfurt School, as implementing agency of the ISF, signed a grant funding agreement with the IDF project consortium partners.

Corona generation in Germany 'faces drop in income' due to school closures

Germany is comparatively well positioned internationally when it comes to its education system. But the weeks of school closures could have massive financial consequences in the long-term for the generation of students affected.

Vocational training hampered by COVID-19 pandemic

According to a global survey of more than 1,350 providers of Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET), many countries and training providers were insufficiently prepared to respond to the constraints that resulted from the crisis, although some rapidly shifted to distance learning.

First independent overseas university in China to be set up in Hainan

It marks the opening-up of the education sector and attracts advanced talents to the Hainan Free Trade Port, experts said.

The Pact for Skills: mobilising all partners to invest in skills

Commissioners Schmit and Breton have officially launched the Pact for Skills, a central element of the European Skills Agenda. They have also announced the first European skills partnerships in key industrial ecosystems – automotive, microelectronics, and aerospace and defence industries.