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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.
iMOVE's three-country conference a complete success
The working visit to Germany by colleagues from the iMOVE offices in China and India and the contact point in Iran at the start of June 2019 was a resounding success and was characterised by intensive discussion.
Expertise from BIBB for a new Costa Rican Vocational Training Act
A twelve-strong ministerial delegation from Costa Rica visited the BIBB. Detailed specialist discussions, in which BIBB President Esser took part, supported the debate surrounding a new Vocational Training Act for the Central American country.
At an international conference staged by BIBB in Siegburg on 3 and 4 April 2019, educational experts from the fields of politics and research highlighted the significance of cooperation between social partners and the state in vocational education and training.
BIBB evaluation of professional and occupational recognition
An investigation conducted by the BIBB shows that recognition of applications submitted from abroad is already working well. The stakeholders involved, however, believe that there is still room for improvement.
BIBB and its French partner institute CÉREQ have concluded a new cooperation agreement. In light of growing global challenges, BIBB and CÉREQ will pool their expertise via such vehicles as joint comparative and cross-border research projects.
BIBB will advise Iran on planned VET reforms. The relevant ministries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on future German-Iranian vocational education and training cooperation at a workshop in Teheran which BIBB helped to organise.
Perfect Indian-German cooperation via training measure
The German training provider Dr.-Ing. Paul Christiani operates a joint venture with the Indian company Sharpline since 2008. In both markets, networking and cooperation are constantly being strengthened and expanded.
Teams of vocational training and education learners in the European Union, Norway and Iceland can share their photo stories with Cedefop for a chance to win a trip to the European Vocational Skills Week in Helsinki or to Thessaloniki for the opening of the International Film Festival.
During her two-day study visit to the BIBB on 3 and 4 January 2019, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security of the Republic of Paraguay, Carla Bacigalupo Planás, gathered information about the dual system of vocational education and training in Germany.
The BIBB publication series IHBB has published a country study in English for the first time. The study focuses on the national VET system of the second largest country in the world in terms of population.
Skills4Georgia brings together German and Georgian VET experts
Invited by the Georgian Ministry of Education and the German Embassy in Georgia, BIBB Head of Department Birgit Thomann formed part of an international expert group discussing global trends in vocational education and training and their applicability to Georgia.
Football has been enjoying growing popularity in the USA. Because the 'made in Germany' licences have an excellent reputation around the world, a group of American trainers travelled to Hesse in order to acquire a C-Licence from the German Football Association (DFB).
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.
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.