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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Foreign languages as a key competence

Increasing importance of foreign language skills in the world of work

Smart occupations for the electrical skilled trades

Restructured skilled trade electrical occupations enter into force on 1 August.

How occupation names influence choice of training

When searching for training, young people largely focus on the most common jobs. Yet jobs which are less well known or sound unattractive to begin with, may well also be appropriate. But how do you find these occupations?

Erasmus+ for EU chef training

Young talent urgently required! Chefs' training is to be improved in future in all five German-speaking countries of the G5.

New functions of the iMOVE provider pool

The search function in iMOVE's provider pool has been comprehensively improved and expanded. 

Modern vocational education and training standards for all training occupations

Digitalisation and sustainability programme becomes compulsory for trainees

Setting up an intercompany training Workshop in Laos

ÜBZO and Lao-German Technical College establish a flexible training model.

Where we want to work

Study on global mobility 

Elite support in vocational education and training: 39 scholarships awarded for outstanding performance

Top performance in vocational education and training pays off – 39 young workers from the Ulm region receive a continuing education and training scholarship from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's gifted and talented programme.