News about VET from Germany

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"Skilled trades offer training opportunities for all school leavers"

The skilled trades in North Rhine-Westphalia dispute the findings of a study identifying a deterioration in company-based training provision in the skilled trades for lower and intermediate-level secondary school leavers.

For the skilled workers of tomorrow

BIBB President Esser: "Periods abroad increase the attractiveness of dual vocational education and training"

Bakers plan to increase quality and attractiveness of training

The bakery trade is taking a critical look at training. A survey among trainees reveals that careers guidance needs improving and aspiring skilled workers need to be treated with greater respect.

Universities support mobility and permeability in the education system

As far as possible, skills acquired at work, at university or in other contexts should be easily credited or recognised when switching fields, university or moving between study and the world of work. This is the intention of recommendations approved by the general assembly of the German Rector's Conference (HRK) in Leipzig.

Making training personnel fit for the future

Launch of MIKA CAMPUS – VET concept develops media and IT skills of trainers 

SanLucar Tunisia offers jobs to graduates with training in agriculture

The premium brand for fruit and vegetables, SanLucar works with public education and training centres in Tunisia to help young, talented individuals build a future in the agricultural sector.

No climate transformation without sufficient skilled workers

The associations in the construction finishing and building technology skilled trades call for action on the part of policymakers. They suggest five measures in a joint declaration.

Ensuring a secure future

Training regulation for insurance and financial services brokers updated

High-tech centre for the skilled trades: tomorrow's training today

The very latest CNC machines, VR technology and welding robots – the new vocational training and technology centre of the Chamber of Crafts and Trades for Swabia shows what training and continuing education in the skilled trades needs to look like in the future to remain competitive.