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  • Digitalisation changes the world of work

    Scientific exchange on the future of work

    Fifth TASKS Conference

    Fifth TASKS Conference

    “Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work” was the title of an international conference staged by IAB, ZEW, and BIBB. The event examined possible implications of digitalisation of the world of work.

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  • German-Iranian VET cooperation

    BIBB supports Iran with VET reforms

    Memorandum of Understanding signed

    Memorandum of Understanding signed

    BIBB will advise Iran on planned VET reforms. The relevant ministries signed a MoU on future German-Iranian vocational education and training cooperation at a workshop in Teheran which BIBB helped to organise.

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  • Mastering the entry into education

    How the start for young people and companies succeeds

    BWP 1/2019 published

    BWP 1/2019 published

    Which young people opt for VET, and what are their motives for doing so? This issue illustrates how young people find a route into training and the types of support provision that makes it easier for them to gain access.

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  • Higher increases again

    Development of training allowances in 2018

    BIBB analysis

    BIBB analysis

    Training allowances based on collective wage agreements increased across Germany by an average of 3.7%. Throughout Germany, the average training allowance was €908 gross per month. This is shown by a new analysis.

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The German VET System

In this section you find information on the German VET system – on its success factors, its structure and components as well as on challenges and future topics for the further development of the system.

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News

8th Arab-German Education and Vocational Training Forum

Friday, March 15, 2019

8th Arab-German Education and Vocational Training Forum

The Education and Vocational Training Forum will be taking place in Berlin for the 8th time on 27 and 28 March 2019. iMOVE and Ghorfa would be delighted to welcome you. Registration is still open.

Perfect Indian-German cooperation via training measure
© Christiani - Technical Institute for Vocational Training

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Perfect Indian-German cooperation via training measure

The German training provider Dr.-Ing. Paul Christiani operates a joint venture with the Indian company Sharpline since 2008. In both markets, networking and cooperation are constantly being strengthened and expanded.

Occupational advancement with VET—men at a clear advantage

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Occupational advancement with VET—men at a clear advantage

Around eleven percent of skilled workers in Germany who have completed dual VET carry out higher level tasks for which a higher qualification is typically required. Men have a clear advantage over women, as the new issue of BIBB REPORT shows.

New BIBB specialist information service

Thursday, February 14, 2019

New BIBB specialist information service

The BIBB is robustly pursuing its Open Access Policy by continuing to expand academic research services in the field of vocational education and training and VET research. BIBB has made a “VET Repository” available online with immediate effect.

Upper secondary certificate, and then what?

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Upper secondary certificate, and then what?

In light of the rising numbers of higher education students, the BIBB has conducted a study into which pupils are more likely to commence a programme of vocational education and training despite being having a higher education entrance qualification.

New publication: Spotlight on India

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

New publication: Spotlight on India

The BIBB publication series IHBB has published a country study in English for the first time. The study focuses on the national VET system of the second largest country in the world in terms of population.

BIBB evaluation of professional and occupational recognition

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

BIBB evaluation of professional and occupational recognition

An investigation conducted by the BIBB shows that recognition of applications submitted from abroad is already working well. The stakeholders involved, however, believe that there is still room for improvement.

Events

07.11.2019 | Stadtmuseum Siegburg

2nd BIBB Conference on the Economics of Vocational Education and Training: Markets - Institutions – Systems

The BIBB hosts its second conference on the economics of vocational education and training (VET) on November 7th and 8th 2019 in Siegburg. The conference will bring together researchers from all related fields to discuss the most recent empirical and theoretical results on this subject.