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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Syrian electrician gets back on track at German rail network

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn's integration programme offers refugees a chance of permanent employment and also fills a gap in the labour market.

India: Accelerate personal development through training of trainers

With its wide range of training programmes and its strong emphasis on employability, "Training – Made in Germany" has the potential to successfully contribute to the training of trainers through transnational cooperation projects. Read an article on this topic by iMOVE, which was published on the Indian platform "National Skills Network".

Spotlight on VET – 2018 compilation - Vocational education and training systems in Europe

Concise, clear and concrete pictures of countries' vocational education and training (VET) systems: this is what the Cedefop Spotlight on VET series offers. Building on individual country Spotlights, this publication brings together the main features and data of VET in the European Union, Iceland and Norway.

VDA forges strong ties with ACMA

The unified association of carmakers, component suppliers, bus, body, trailers and accessory manufacturers, Germany's VDA is collaborating with India Auto Inc to make the most of the opportunity created by disruptive new mobility technologies to emerge as mutual winners in the global race to a sustainable future. 

iMOVE Contact point Iran closed, overall cooperation continues

The local iMOVE contact point Iran will be closed on July 31st, 2020. Nonetheless, iMOVE will continue its work with Iran from Bonn, Germany.

The future of work and skills in ETF partner countries

General trends, challenges and factors affecting countries' ability to cope with the impact of global developments and the changing demand on skills is the focus of a recent European Training Foundation (ETF) Issues Paper.

What Germany can teach Australia about building a world-class vocational education system

It is essential that skills-based training should be given a higher funding priority.

Skilled worker shortage in the skilled trades

More skilled workers to arrive soon from south-east Europe

Stefanie Menner: "We all puff and pant the same!"

The new generation of highly qualified women in the skilled trades

2019 Report on the Recognition Act available in English

An English translation of the Report on the Recognition Act 2019 is now available. The Federal Government adopted the report of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research on 11 December 2019.

How do I become a parquet layer?

Strip, mosaic or herringbone? Parquet layers have it all in their repertoire. From large construction sites to private houses, they give floors their final finish.

195 new master craftsmen and women are recognised in St Paul's Church, Frankfurt

In total, 13 trades have benefited from new arrivals of young master craftsmen and women.