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BIBB Congress 2022

BIBB Congress 2022

The next BIBB Congress will take place on 27 and 28 October 2022 at the World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB). The motto of the congress is: "Future Skills - Thinking about Progress". Our new Congress Website brings together all the important information about the Congress, its topics, registration and more.

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Cover BWP 3/2022
Monday, August 8, 2022

BWP 3/2022 – Flexibilisation

BWP shows solidarity with Ukraine and adapts its cover for this issue. In terms of content it investigates the question as to the ways in which greater flexibility is useful or even necessary for an effective and modern VET system without, however, jettisoning fundamental principles.

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Friday, July 22, 2022

High level interest in the German VET system from Mozambique

The Mozambican State Secretary for Vocational Education and Training visited BIBB in order to obtain greater familiarity with the VET system in Germany. Highly interesting specialist presentations and stimulating discussions provided new insights and impetuses on all sides.

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Friday, June 3, 2022

ReferNet 20th anniversary

The European network is turning 20 years in 2022! In the national teams, experts not only provide information on the national VET system, they also act as a broker of information on VET across Europe through the network.

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Ukraine: BIBB's information and support services

Our new website brings together selected information on BIBB's cooperation with Ukrainian institutions, on vocational education and training cooperation with Ukraine and on support services for participation in training and work in Germany.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

VET success story - E-Tourism Management in Iraq

Deutsche Management Akademie Niedersachsen (DMAN) qualifies specialists and managers for the success on international markets. DMAN offers knowledge transfer and exchange of experiences, and supports companies in their strategic development and helps them tap business potentials at home and abroad.

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Monday, May 9, 2022

Digital learning

How is digitalisation changing occupational learning? This issue of BWP looks at learning contents, at the competencies that need to be imparted and at methodological and didactic questions.

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Monday, April 4, 2022

Costa Rica launches dual vocational education and training

A total of eight companies, three vocational schools and 34 trainees are involved in the first dual training courses in Costa Rica, which has been officially launched now. The significance of this step for young people, for the companies and for the country was highlighted at two opening ceremonies.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Online Trainer Qualification: Training for Colombian Trainers

Over 1,500 participants from eight different countries in Latin America have already successfully completed the distance learning course "Training of Trainers". There is also great interest from other countries in the region in this online offer, which has been developed by the Christiani Academy.

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Monday, February 7, 2022

Migration of skilled workers

This issue looks at the immigration of qualified skilled workers. It addresses strategies for the recruitment, training and integration of a foreign labour supply. The general prevailing structural conditions, initiatives at company and sector level and guidance provision are discussed.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

GOVET publication: International Perspectives on the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Vocational Education and Training

In the partner countries of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) far-reaching impacts on education and occupational systems are expected. 19 expert articles from eight countries provide national and international insights into the extraordinary situation.

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

2nd International BIBB Roadshow "Digital Media in VET“

With the International BIBB Roadshow 2021, BIBB offered insights into the use of digital media in VET for the 2nd time after 2019. The focus was on so-called immersive technologies, such as virtual reality, and their use in vocational training practice.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

An eventful year for vocational education and training lies behind us. We look forward to upcoming tasks and wish you the best for a healthy and happy 2022!

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Train-the-Trainer-Programm für Mali

THE MAK'ED TEAM consultancy firm has introduced the Moodle learning management system at a peacekeeping school, with iMOVE acting as intermediary.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Gender and occupations

This issue of BWP sheds light on the causes and consequences of gender-segregating tendencies in the education and training and employment systems and explains how these can be countered.

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Success Stories from China

The "Developing Skills for Employability with German Partners – 8 Case Studies from China " brochures presents eight vocational education and training success stories of German providers in China. Download the publication in English or Chinese!

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

German-Indonesian exchange on the future of VET

How can VET institutions, companies and governments contribute to the development of VET to adequately prepare young people for the demands of the modern world of work? To explore this question, BIBB took part in an exchange with Indonesian and German representatives.

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Tools

Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions regarding the German VET System, the recognition of qualifications or on how to start a career in Germany will be answered here.

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VET Glossary

The glossary is a source for terms and definitions which are used in the field of vocational education and training. Emphasis is placed on its usage in the context of the German dual system. The VET Glossary is a work in progress and updated and expanded on an ongoing basis.

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Publications

The BIBB publishes its research and work results in different series. You will find all BIBB publications in the index of publications. A selection of publications is available in English.

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Covid-19

BIBB is addressing the possible impacts which the coronavirus crisis may have on VET and on development on the labour and training market.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions regarding the German VET System, the recognition of qualifications or on how to start a career in Germany will be answered here.

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Presentation on VET in Germany

The presentation shows how the different stakeholders shape and drive Dual VET at the key "joints" of a vocational training system.

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DQR

With the help of the German Qualifications Framework (DQR) training content becomes transparent throughout Germany.

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