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Participation in training by companies

The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) pursues different research questions and methods when it comes to investigating the participation of companies in vocational training. Among other things, questions of demographic change will be examined and the development of training participation will be analysed on the basis of the employment statistics of the Federal Employment Agency.

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VET – the key to integration

Thursday, November 16, 2017

VET – the key to integration

Improving the integration of refugees in Germany in future by means of vocational education and training will be critically dependent on providing individually-tailored training programmes of the right quality and in the right amounts. These are some of the key findings from a new analysis by BIBB.

Important: school marks, work attitude and social behaviour
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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Important: school marks, work attitude and social behaviour

A company survey conducted by BIBB and the Social Science Research Centre Berlin shows what requirements companies make of applicants who hold an intermediate secondary school leaving certificate.

Security and good working conditions rather than a smartphone
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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Security and good working conditions rather than a smartphone

The BIBB/BA Applicant Survey shows what young people want from their future training company: the wishes are rather conservative - and can also be fulfilled by SMEs. Most importantly, a good working atmosphere and high chances of permanent employment.

Strengthening VET – Small companies and vocational schools need more support

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Strengthening VET – Small companies and vocational schools need more support

Both policy makers and trade and industry need to adopt measures to strengthen the status of vocational education and training in Germany. BIBB President Esser emphasised this on the occasion of the start of the new training year, which officially begins on 1 August.

Young refugees have arrived in the transitional phase – BIBB Data Report published

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Young refugees have arrived in the transitional phase – BIBB Data Report published

The increase in the transition phase between school and training is mainly due to programmes supporting German language learning for young refugees and immigrants. The BIBB Data Report again provides a range of facts and figures on all areas of initial and continuing vocational education and training.

Further consolidation of participation in training by businesses

Monday, December 14, 2015

Further consolidation of participation in training by businesses

In a survey by the BIBB qualification panel companies explain why they have reduced their participation in dual vocational education and training between 2011 and 2014. Specific patterns can be observed. The results show the importance of providing support for companies with education and training.