• Structuring VET in a more attractive way

    - facilitating greater permeability

    Logo: BIBB-Congress 2014 - Concepts for careers

    BIBB Congress 2014 - Concepts for careers

    The BIBB Congress "Structuring vocational education and training in a more attractive way – facilitating greater permeability" took place in Berlin on 18 and 19 September.


  • Making VET fit for the future

    The new BIBB Internet presence

    Illustration: Tablet with bubbles: Shaping the future, Occupations, International, Advisory services, Vocational training and Research

    Welcome to our new website

    We have redesigned our website to enhance the way in which we present the services BIBB is able to offer. The official relaunch took place at the 2014 BIBB Congress on 18 September.

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ReferNet is a European information network for vocational education and training. ReferNet was initiated by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) to react to the increasing demand for information on vocational education and training.


Special conference: "Two years of the Recognition Act - conclusions and forecast"

The conference “Two years of the Recognition Act – conclusions and forecast” took place in Berlin on 28 April 2014. 200 experts discussed the implementation of the statutory regulations at the invitation of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The results have now been documented.

German Qualifications Framework

DQR (German Qualifications Framework) makes contents of VET transparent. It is linked to the European counterpart, the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and makes the German dual system comparable throughout the member states of EQF.

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