According to information from the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK), the issues of climate protection and sustainability are becoming increasingly important in initial and continuing education and training.
The traffic light coalition has agreed to pay more money to medium-sized companies for training and continuing education. The rapporteurs on the Budget Committee of the German Bundestag have agreed to this.
At a press conference, four central German associations together with IG Metall have defined five steps policymakers can take to contend with the shortage of skilled workers. Their demands include an emergency programme.
Delegates at the 22nd Ordinary German Trade Union (DGB) Federal Congress have called for fundamental reform of continuing education and training in Germany including a right to continuing education and training.
No time to lose – The European labour market is also being affected by the green and digital transition. The European Commission has therefore developed a series of programmes to equip European Union citizens for the challenges of the future labour market.