The majority of the German population relies on their own competencies and systematically works at upgrading them. Only a third of the Germans rely on good luck or pure chance when job careers and professional success are concerned. This is the result of a current survey by the forsa institute, commissioned by the Berlin University for Professional Studies (DUW).
The training regulations for the occupation of equine manager have been revised and now comprise the five specialisms of horse husbandy and service, horse breeding, classical horse riding training, horse racing (jockeys and harness racing) and special forms of riding (western style and gaited riding).
The Chamber of Crafts Ulm plans to expand its training academy. All in all, 1.8 million euros are to be invested, partly funded by the German Government's economic stimulus package. Moreover, the city of Ulm plans to further advance two contiguous vocational training centres.
The study entitled "Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung deutscher Bildungsexporte" (The Economic Impact of German Education Export) commissioned by iMOVE presents the first attempt at a systematic overview of the German education sector with its different segments as well as in estimating the economic impact of education exports.