The German e-learning market is growing despite the financial crisis, according to a study by the German MMB institute. However, accurate figures are difficult to generate for this young and fast-changing business segment.
The new occupational designation Milchtechnologe/Milchtechnologin (Milk Technologist) reflects the dairy industry's growing mechanisation in the production and processing of milk and dairy products such as butter, cheese and yoghurt.
"For enterprises, meeting one's skilled labour needs remains the primary motive for providing in-house vocational training. However, firms are organising the training they provide more efficiently than in the past. This makes providing in-house vocational training - more than ever - a worthwhile investment for many enterprises, even when it initially incurs costs," stated Professor Dr. Reinhold Weiß, deputy president and head of research at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB).
The iMOVE Trend Barometer confirms the expanding internationalisation of German training providers. It is conducted annually among 100 top managers of German vocational education and training organisations and is the primary source of data regarding international activities in the German education and training sector.
The only German winner at the World Summit Award 2009
LinguaTV received the World Summit Award (WSA) in the 'e-learning and education' category for its multimedia language learning platform. The company is the only German participant to be awarded a prize in Monterrey (Mexico).