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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.