News about VET from Germany

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

Filter results

Date from
Date to

Host countries and regions prepare for WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition

This year, 61 international skill competitions will take place across Europe, North America, and East Asia from September to November 2022.

High level interest in the German VET system from Mozambique

The Mozambican State Secretary for Vocational Education and Training visited BIBB together with a seven-strong delegation in order to obtain greater familiarity with the VET system in Germany. Highly interesting specialist presentations and stimulating discussions provided new insights and impetuses on all sides.

The IHK training prize 2022 is awarded to outstanding initiatives

A digital agency, an IT service provider, an automotive supplier, and a music centre – these are the winners of this year's Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) training prize awarded in Berlin.

Training becoming more digital in companies

The digital transition requires new content and methods in vocational education and training.

Cornelsen presents special "Environment and Sustainability" award

The Cornelsen "Environment and Sustainability" special award will now recognise projects, teachers and school leadership teams which demonstrate a particular commitment to sustainability and climate protection in schools.

"THAT'S A PROMISE" – Training fair just before leaving school

The federal state initiative “Kein Abschluss ohne Anschluss” [“no dead-end qualifications”] supports pupils from 8th grade onwards in making the transition from school to career.

"Skilled trades campus" opens in Trier

BMBF funding project implemented by BIBB at Trier Chamber of Crafts and Trades – “Summer of Vocational education and training” is launched.

"National Prize – Education for Sustainable Development" awarded for the first time

Ten initiatives, educational institutions and municipalities from eight German states are recognised.