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  • Transitions to training and work

    Information on the transitional system is available here. The range of topics covered includes vocational orientation, supply and demand on the labour market and permeability between vocational education and training and higher education.

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Training allowances 2017: Slower rise
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Thursday, January 04, 2018

Training allowances 2017: Slower rise

In 2017, training allowances based on collective wage agreements rose across Germany by an average of 2.6%. Average trainee remuneration across Germany for 2017 was €876 gross per month. The recent BIBB analysis shows that this rise was significantly weaker than in previous years.

Training market 2017: Positive developments – BIBB data in interactive regional maps for the first time
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Training market 2017: Positive developments – BIBB data in interactive regional maps for the first time

More training places offered, more young people seeking dual VET, more training contracts - but also more unfilled training places: These are the key findings of the BIBB analyses of training market development in 2017, visualized in interactive regional maps for the first time.

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.

BWP 4/2017: Focus on trainees

Thursday, August 03, 2017

BWP 4/2017: Focus on trainees

Trainees are the focus of the BWP edition published for the start of the new training year. This issue presents suggestions and new ideas for addressing the target group as well as for the organisation of training.

BIBB analysis: Chances for young migrants continue to fall

Friday, May 19, 2017

BIBB analysis: Chances for young migrants continue to fall

During the period from 2004 to 2016, young migrants were significantly less successful in securing a training place than young people not from a migrant background. Last year, progression rates fell back to the very low level experienced in 2004.

Qualifications for refugees lead to boom in continuing education and training

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Qualifications for refugees lead to boom in continuing education and training

The prevailing economic mood in the continuing education and training sector peaked at its highest point to date in 2016. The results of the "wbmonitor" survey by BIBB and DIE show that organisations providing qualifications for refugees saw improvements in terms of "economic mood".

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.

Training market is stable
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Training market is stable

Compared to the previous year training place supply remained stable. The number of training contracts concluded with young men rose while the number of contracts with young women declined. These are the results of the BIBB analyses conducted into the development of the training market in 2016.

Young people with a higher education entrance qualification are increasingly discovering VET
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Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Young people with a higher education entrance qualification are increasingly discovering VET

Rising proportions of trainees in possession of a higher education entrance qualification are being recorded across all areas of responsibility within dual VET. For the first time, their interest in entering training is higher than amongst those with a lower secondary school leaving qualification.

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