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Technology, digitalisation and qualification

Technology, digitalisation and qualification

The development of vocational competencies of trainees and the development of qualifications are analysed. BIBB focuses on the "digitisation of the world of work" and the resulting consequences for vocational education and training.

“Digital media in VET” roadshow goes international
Thursday, October 10, 2019

“Digital media in VET” roadshow goes international

The nationally successful “Digital media in VET” roadshow has now also made its international debut. BIBB and Asia-based VET stakeholders presented examples of good practice at the specialist trade fair „Worlddidac Asia“ in Bangkok.

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The current trend is for digital competence measurement
Thursday, September 19, 2019

The current trend is for digital competence measurement

Digitalisation is opening up new opportunities for measuring competencies of trainees. Research indicates a clear trend towards computer-based testing tools. This is the finding of a literature-based overview study by BIBB which has now been published.

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VET Trends 2019
Monday, September 16, 2019

VET Trends 2019

This special English edition of BWP singles out some of the current subjects to be discussed within the professional community and by the interested public at national and international level. Included are articles on digital transformation, transitions to work and international VET reforms. 

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Where technological progress could lead
Friday, August 2, 2019

Where technological progress could lead

Technological progress has always taken place. But what causes it? Who or what drives it? And what are its impacts? Twelve video interviews with well-known researchers from different disciplines contribute to the present debate surrounding the future of society and work in a digital age.

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Fifth TASKS Conference
Friday, February 15, 2019

Fifth TASKS Conference

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

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Who will save work? – BIBB and GOVET at „re:publica“ in Berlin
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Who will save work? – BIBB and GOVET at „re:publica“ in Berlin

BIBB and GOVET will be presenting innovative approaches and successful practical examples in VET at the “re:publica” Conference in Berlin from 6 to 8 May.

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German-Brazilian symposium in São Paulo
Friday, November 9, 2018

German-Brazilian symposium in São Paulo

Around 200 participants from business, academia and policy making discussed developments in the field of digitalisation from 30 to 31 October 2018. The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training was also involved in the dialogue with the theme “Working and Learning in a Digital World".

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The 2035 labour market: Population growth with low unemployment
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The 2035 labour market: Population growth with low unemployment

An increase in the population, hostorically low unemployment and shortages of skilled workers in specific occupations – especially in health care occupations – will characterise the labour market in Germany in 2035. This is shown by current projections by BIBB and IAB.

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BIBB analysis of the training market development in 2018
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

BIBB analysis of the training market development in 2018

More company-based training places on offer, more newly concluded training contracts, but also more unfilled training positions as well as an increase of men and decrease of women applying for trining positions – the are the results of the BIBB analysis of the training market development in 2018.

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The impact of digitalisation is already significant
Friday, November 23, 2018

The impact of digitalisation is already significant

Key findings from the initiative entitled “Qualifications and competencies of skilled workers for the digitalised work of tomorrow”, which has been implemented as a joint initiative by the BMBF and BIBB, were presented and discussed in the context of VET 4.0 at a symposium in Bensberg near Cologne.

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ETF conference: Skills for the Future
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

ETF conference: Skills for the Future

More than 300 participants from the European Union and neighbouring countries accepted the invitation of the European Training Foundation (ETF) to discuss changes on the labour market from a skills perspective in Turin/Italy from 21 to 22 November 2018.

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VET Data Report Germany 2016/2017
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

VET Data Report Germany 2016/2017

The development of the German VET system and more specifically of the dual system relies on regular data collection. The Data Report of the BIBB is a selection of most relevant and actual data on the German VET system.

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Overview of the German VET system
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Overview of the German VET system

BIBB’s English website has been complemented by a new section on the German vocational education and training (VET) system. In addition, important terms can now be looked up in a VET glossary.

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BWP 3/2019: Digitalisation and artificial intelligence
Friday, May 31, 2019

BWP 3/2019: Digitalisation and artificial intelligence

Digitalisation is changing work tasks and occupational profiles at a rapid pace. How will the world of work be changed by machines able to improve themselves and act autonomously? And what will this mean for the vocational training of skilled workers?

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