News about VET from Germany

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Earn your Master's Degree in Vocational Education and Innovation in Germany – Free Participation

The Master's Degree programme "Vocational Education and Innovation" is a blended learning course for international professionals in the field of VET at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Submit your application until 31 July 2022.

Building 'autonomy and public-private partnerships' for Centres of Vocational Excellence

Autonomy and public-private partnerships (PPPs) are critical for vocational education and training (VET) institutions to excel.

Tour de Fribourg: French trainees in southern Baden

Trainees from southern France complete work placements in craft trade businesses in southern Baden

Artificial intelligence in vocational education and training

Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS) and Google Zukunftswerkstatt [Google Future Workshop] launch new learning offers

Some craft trade occupations provide the most money for trainees

The highest training allowances based on collective agreements are paid in the craft trades. This is shown in a recent evaluation conducted by the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB). 

Linking skills to needs with non-state actors – lessons from the 2021/2 GEM Report

Non-state actors are involved in all aspects of education. But for some levels of education, their presence is more evident and even necessary. Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is commonly associated with private and economic stakeholders. 

Launching the European Battery Academy to reskill thousands of industry workers

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is pleased to announce the launch of the European Battery Alliance Academy with a budget of EUR 10 million at the annual ministerial meeting of the European Battery Alliance (EBA).  

Costa Rica launches dual vocational education and training

A total of eight companies, three vocational schools and 34 trainees are involved in the first dual training courses in Costa Rica, which has been officially launched now. The significance of this step for young people, for the companies and for the country was highlighted at two opening ceremonies.

Skilled workers up for deployment in Germany

The Philippine and German governments are negotiating two new labor agreements which will open doors for Filipino workers in other skills categories, aside from nurses.