BP:
 
The right mix of theory and praxis
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The right mix of theory and praxis

Six training films show trainers in companies and vocational school teachers how to prepare new skilled workers for practice. The films are now available in seven languages. Besides German, English and Russian also in Farsi, French, Italian and Spanish.

read more
Long-term mobility
Monday, November 25, 2019

Long-term mobility

The report on international long-term mobility of apprentices (3-12 months) presents enablers and disablers with regard to framework conditions (1), VET system (2) and practical implementation (3) in Germany.

read more
Workshop discusses development of dual VET in South Korea and Germany
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Workshop discusses development of dual VET in South Korea and Germany

During the BIBB - KRIVET Apprenticeship Policy Workshop 2019, German and South Korean VET experts exchanged views on current research findings and development prospects in VET in South Korea and Germany.

read more
BILT Workshop on New Qualifications and Competencies in TVET
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

BILT Workshop on New Qualifications and Competencies in TVET

How do new qualifications and competencies find their way into practice, both through their integration in curricula and their implementation in teaching and training? This question was at the core of the workshop that took place in Lausanne from 12-13 November 2019.

read more
BILT workshop on Entrepreneurship in TVET
Monday, November 25, 2019

BILT workshop on Entrepreneurship in TVET

The Basque UNEVOC centre TKNIKA hosted the third of five thematic workshops within the BILT project corresponding from 30-31 October 2019 in San Sebastian/Spain. Experts from various European countries presented and analyzed innovative practices in Entrepreneurship.

read more
BILT workshop on Greening TVET
Monday, November 25, 2019

BILT workshop on Greening TVET

The workshop on Innovative European Initiatives for Greening TVET took place at Paola/Malta from 23-24 October 2019. It addressed current challenges related to the increasing demand for green skills from the labour market perspective and the impact of integrating green skills into the curriculum.

read more
Skilled refrigeration and air conditioning technology workers in Iran
Friday, November 22, 2019

Skilled refrigeration and air conditioning technology workers in Iran

Climate Competence IRAN is a joint German-Iranian VET partnership for the establishment of new training structures in refrigeration and air conditioning technology in Iran. The programme was launched in 2017 and is scheduled to run for a term of three years. Funding has been provided by the BMBF.

read more on the iMOVE website
US shows increasing interest in dual training
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

US shows increasing interest in dual training

Following an invitation from the German Embassy, Prof. Ertl last week participated as an expert as regards the dual VET system in high-level events taking place in Boston and in Washington DC. The background is a legislative initiative to introduce Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs.

read more
“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.

read more
Moldova: Structural reforms for a strong VET system
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Moldova: Structural reforms for a strong VET system

Moldova is well ahead of its neighbours in terms of VET. It is the only country in South Eastern Europe that offers a dual VET system with clear-cut shared roles embedded in an institutional architecture. For this reason, it can play a pioneering role when introducing dual VET.

read more
What’s the future of apprenticeships in Europe going to look like?
Friday, October 11, 2019

What’s the future of apprenticeships in Europe going to look like?

On October 7, 2019, Cedefop and OECD invited international experts from the field of economics and education to discuss “the next steps for apprenticeship”. Head of division Isabelle Le Mouillour and Dr. Philipp Grollmann represented the BIBB at the symposium in Paris.

read more
The 2019 BIBB mission in Vietnam
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The 2019 BIBB mission in Vietnam

The Vietnam VET report 2018, Greening VET and the Vietnam VET Strategy 2021-2030 were the themes in the last BIBB mission in Vietnam in the context of the vocational training cooperation with the National Institute of Vocational Education and Training (NIVT).

read more
Top performance for Germany
Friday, September 20, 2019

Top performance for Germany

The Cedefop Mobility Scoreboard 2019 is now online. The monitoring tool provides country information on the conditions of mobility for IVET learners in Europe. Germany’s overall performance was upgraded to “very good”. ReferNet Deutschland and the National Agency at BIBB provided the relevant input.

read more
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. 

read more
1st German-African Forum on Vocational Training and Education
Monday, October 14, 2019

1st German-African Forum on Vocational Training and Education

iMOVE, the German-African Business Association and the state of North Rhine-Westphalia's representation in Berlin warmly invite you to attend the education forum on 20 November 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Find out more by the updated programme.

read more on the iMOVE website
South Australia to exchange experiences at GOVET
Monday, September 2, 2019

South Australia to exchange experiences at GOVET

The South Australian Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni visited the BIBB on 26 August 2019. The main focus of his trip to Germany was to exchange procedures and strategies for increasing participation in vocational education and training in South Australia.

read more
BMBF launches vocational education and training cooperation with Ghana
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

BMBF launches vocational education and training cooperation with Ghana

Federal Minister of Education Karliczek signed a Joint Declaration of Intent on cooperation in VET with Ghanaian Minister of Education Prempeh. This is the second VET cooperation agreement that the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has entered into with an African partner country. 

read more
A training solution for Industry 4.0
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A training solution for Industry 4.0

Festo Didactic is the world's leading supplier of technical educational institutions and of advisory and educational services for industry.It's fully integrated learning factory now enables people to be systematically prepared for work in digitalised and complex industrial environments.

read more on the iMOVE website
Distance learning leads to specialist welding engineer qualification
Monday, August 5, 2019

Distance learning leads to specialist welding engineer qualification

The International Association of Welding Technology (GSI) conducts in excess of 20,000 training programmes and examinations in the field of welding. GSI Baltikum has joined forces with the e-learning department at the GSI in Germany to develop a course including integrated distance learning modules.

read more on the iMOVE website
Vietnam Vocational Education and Training Report 2017
Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Vietnam Vocational Education and Training Report 2017

The report reflects multi-dimensional issues of vocational education and training activities and focuses on the topic of autonomy of VET institutes.

read more
First German-Chinese Dialogue Forum: Innovation in vocational education and training
Monday, July 15, 2019

First German-Chinese Dialogue Forum: Innovation in vocational education and training

In the spirit of a dialogue between equal partners, the first German-Chinese Expert Forum on Innovation in Vocational Education and Training took place on 26 June 2019 in Berlin. The event – conceived by GOVET – was formally opened by Minister Karliczek and Vice Premier Sun Chunlan.

read more
The German VET system

The German VET system

The English BIBB website offers a new section that provides an overview of the German vocational education and training system.

learn more about the German VET system
Work-based Learning as a Pathway to Competence-based Education

Work-based Learning as a Pathway to Competence-based Education

Inspired by research evidence from a diversity of recent national projects, the book offers new insights in conducive factors for learning on the level of the individual subject and the work environment.

read more
VET Trends 2018

VET Trends 2018

This special edition singles out some of the current subjects to be discussed within the professional community and by the interested public at national, European and international level.

read more
Quality assurance of company-based training in the dual system in Germany

Quality assurance of company-based training in the dual system in Germany

This brochure contains a structured overview of central quality assurance mechanisms which underlie the company-based part of initial training in the dual system in Germany.

read more
Modernisation Of Vocational Education And Training

Modernisation Of Vocational Education And Training

BIBB meets the challenge of the increasing globalisation, demographic change and developments in economy and technology by identifying future VET tasks, promoting innovations and developing practically oriented solutions.

read more
VET Glossary

VET Glossary

The glossary is a source for terms and definitions which are used in the field of vocational education and training. Emphasis is placed on its usage in the context of the German dual system.

look up terms in the VET Glossary