News about VET from Germany

We provide the latest news about vocational training from Germany and international collaboration with German partners.

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Chancellor hosts the team from WorldSkills Germany

Over time it has become a lovely tradition. At the end of the year, Angela Merkel invites the German national skills team to Berlin. At the reception, the head of the government praised the WorldSkills participants as "excellent ambassadors for training in Germany".

SAP and UNICEF make vocational education and training possible for young people

SAP and UNICEF have announced a new global partnership. The aim of the partnership is to jointly develop training offers and to make these available to provide young people in disadvantaged regions with life skills and job skills. The goal is to prepare them for the jobs of the future and for active participation in the life of the community.

"Jobs are being created en masse in the care sector"

The new director of the Institute for Employment Research is fairly relaxed about the economic difficulties. Over the long term, says Bernd Fitzenberger, it's important that sufficient immigrants come to Germany.

How do I become a logistics clerk?

The training company ITG ships products via land, air and sea.

Webinar with iMOVE: Impacts of the Coronavirus and the Economic Crisis on TVET Systems

On April 18, 2020, the iMOVE contact point Iran contributed live to the Iranian Industrial Management Institute (IMI) Instagram webinar on the impact of the Corona virus and the related economic crisis on TVET systems. Almost 200 persons attended the one-hour webinar.

Newsletter on Indo-German VET cooperation

GOVET and the Indian National Skills Network (NSN) start with a newsletter series on Indo-German vocational training cooperation. The six-month series will highlight core issues of vocational education and training in both countries and present the bilateral VET cooperation of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

Training in the craft trades

Hands-on work instead of academia

VET: Key to employability and preventing young people dropping out of school

A newly published ETF report presents an overview on education, skills and employment in the EU neighbouring countries

Cooperation with KAEMS

Korea Aviation Engineering & Maintenance Service Ltd (KAEMS) aviation engineers will be trained and qualified by LTT instructors from the Lufthansa Technical Training Philippines branch (LTTP).

VET mobility scheme selects three projects for funding

€8.5 million has been awarded to mobility projects with Africa and the Western Balkans

District Craftsmen's Association initiate second VET partnership in Africa

German vocational education and training (VET) expertise also in demand in Mozambique

Minister Karliczek: Recognition of professional qualifications benefits skilled worker recruitment

Procedure ensures labour market integration and qualified immigration.