News about VET from Germany

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Country Report 2010 offers information on the German Vocational Training System

The so-called Country Reports offer a general overview regarding the vocational training systems of the various European countries. A new edition of the country report on Germany “VET in Europe – Country Report Germany 2010“ is now available on the internet.

Recruitment and induction in enterprises

Current European policy processes in the area of vocational education and training have fuelled demand throughout the EU for comparative data and information on VET. Induction processes and development of career entrants as an indicatior for the output and outcome of educational systems is currently being examined by the Federal Institute of Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) in the research project INDUCT.

New OECD study: "Learning for the working environment"

Germany performed strongly in the OECD study "Learning for the working environment".

BMW Group recruits more than 1,100 apprentices

The BMW Group maintains a high number of new apprentices once again this year. In Germany alone, 1,080 young people have started their careers as apprentices with the BMW Group in august and september. Worldwide that figure is 1.124. With an apprenticeship quota of five per cent, the BMW Group remains among the leaders in the automobile industry and demonstrated its longterm commitment to vocational training.

German Minister Schavan: Education and Research have top priority

Schavan presented the budget for the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in the German Parliament.

Preparation of the world championships for professional occupation WorldSkills 2013 is under way

About 1,000 participants from more than 50 member countries of WorldSkills International will compete in Leipzig from July 2nd to 7th. They are the best trainees and experts in the age group of young people up to 22 years.

Highest award of the education sector for dp

The German company digital publishing (dp) has once again won three Worlddidac awards.

In every 11th couple in Germany, the woman has a higher education degree than her partner

Only 14 per cent of all couples obtain a low education level.

Development of the German labour market

The Federal Institute of Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) and the Institute for Employment Research have published new model calculations concerning the development of the labour market in Germany until the year 2025.

iMOVE presented "Training - Made in Germany" at the NAJAH fair in Abu Dhabi

For the first time, iMOVE presented German training providers and informed about "Training - Made in Germany" at the NAJAH exhibition in Abu Dhabi in booth 9C29 from October 19th to 21st, 2010. NAJAH is the leading annual exhibition that focuses on the education, training and career sectors in the United Arab Emirates.

Independent, cosmopolitan and eloquent

Companies and trainees benefit from international internships.

More trainees from Eastern Europe in Germany

Employers expect an increase of trainees from Eastern Europe in Germany next year.