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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.