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Reaching the goal via various educational pathways?
Bachelor courses of study offer the option of acquiring a degree within three years. The consequence of this could be that those who have completed VET will be competing with Bachelor graduates. A current BIBB research project investigates typical educational pathways in the commercial sector.
Higher education doubters and their view of vocational education and training
The article focuses on the perception of dual VET as a possible alternative to higher education study. The basis for the analysis is provided by the results of a student survey into the attractiveness of VET conducted by BIBB and the Department of Labour Economics at the University of Maastricht.
BWP 3/2016: Educational and occupational histories
Individual educational histories make it visible just how permeable the educational system actually is. These are the main focuses of the latest issue of BWP, which presents findings from research and educational practice.
Facts, figures and data – BIBB publishes 2016 Data Report
The Data Report includes comprehensive information and analyses on the development of initial and continuing vocational education and training in Germany. It supplements the annual Federal Government Report on Vocational Education and Training.
Higher education drop-outs welcome – but no special treatment is on offer
Companies are open towards providing training to higher education drop-outs. However, the vast majority of firms is against the concept of special training regulations and models for such persons. These are the results of a BIBB company survey presented in issue 2/2016 of the BIBB-Report.
BIBB student survey: Dual training attractive for those doubtful of higher education
Around a third of students doubt that they will successfully complete higher education. According to a survey conducted by the BIBB and the University of Maastricht, about 30% believe that training in the dual system is an attractive alternative.