News about VET from Germany

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German-Czech exchange in Weiherhammer

Workshop at training provider ÜBZO – the intercompany education and training centre in Eastern Bavaria

STARTtraining: Fascination of Skilled Crafts

The Federal Ministry of Education (BMBF), the German Confederation of Skilled Crafts (ZDH) and the Trier Chamber of Skilled Crafts marked the start of the second "Summer of Vocational Education and Training" with a joint event entitled "Fascination of Skilled Crafts".

Westermann develops Moodle courses for North Rhine-Westphalia

Following a Europe-wide tender, the Ministry for Schools and Education for the state of North Rhine-Westphalia has hired Westermann, the educational media provider, to create digital courses for all types of schools and at all levels. Westermann is the exclusive partner for digital educational media in this important tender project.

Cedefop launches dashboard on European VET policy

The central role of the skilled crafts in modernisation processes in France, Germany and Europe was discussed at the meeting of the French and German chambers of skilled crafts.

Still much to do according to the Report on Vocational Education and Training

Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks (ZDH) President Wollseifer comments on federal government's Report on Vocational Education and Training.

Vocational school teaching in virtual reality in the Würth metaverse

The Würth Industrie Service metaverse comprises around 90 worlds. One of these is inhabited by teachers and students from the Erich Bracher School. We've taken a look at how commercial apprentices are learning to design sales floors in VR.

Continuing education course in project development for climate protection and sustainability

From September 2022, Bremen University is offering a continuing education course on the topic of "Project Development for Environment – Energy – Sustainability". 

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Reform of nursing training: Fliedner University of Applied Sciences examines degree of implementation

With the new Nursing Professions Act at the start of 2020, the foundations were laid for future-proof and high-quality training in nursing.