In August, the world championships of vocational skills will take place in Kazan in Russia. 21-year-old Jessica Jörges wants to prove she's the best painter in the world, and not just in Germany. Together with 39 of the best skilled workers in Germany, she is aiming for a medal. However, she will not have it easy against more than 1,350 of the best competitors in the world.
Forty-four aspiring industrial clerks from classes 11a, 11b and 11c at the Kaufbeuren state vocational school spent 3 weeks in London on a vocational learning visit. This is the 13th time the visit has taken place.
The airport Foundation "ProRegion" is 20 years old. With the change in the training landscape, there has been increased focus on issues such as vocational and social integration as well as the vocational guidance provided to young people. Each year the foundation supports around 30 to 40 projects.
When thinking about the occupation of well builder for the first time, garden fountains might well spring to mind. The reality is quite different. These specialists ensure water supplies by drilling many metres down into the earth to provide drinking water from great depths.
They are the best in their specialism - and are competing at the world championships of vocational skills. Federal Minister of Education and Research Karliczek met with the German "WorldSkills" team in Berlin. "They represent the outstanding level of vocational education and training 'made in Germany'," she explained.
For the second year in a row, the Peter Mertes winery has been named one of the best training companies in Germany. This is the conclusion of the latest study conducted by the Institute for Management and Economic Research on behalf of Deutschland Test and the business magazine FOCUS MONEY.
On 10-11 July 2019, for the first time, a Qualification Exam for students of the dual vocational education program in 'Viticulture-Winemaking' took place in Georgia. The dual vocational education program is implemented with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.