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  • Vocational education and training in a global context

    Internationalisation of vocational training is both a fact and a challenge. It is associated with consequences for the German dual system and for VET systems worldwide.

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Cooperation agreement between GIZ, BIBB and NIVT prolonged

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Cooperation agreement between GIZ, BIBB and NIVT prolonged

BIBB and GIZ support the Vietnamese partner institution NIVT, to further improve the Vietnam VET report. Against this background, the trilateral cooperation agreement has been prolonged during the BIBB mission to Vietnam in November and signed through NIVT and GIZ for the period 2018-2020.

Vocational schools in Thailand are getting ready for dual training
© GTDEE

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Vocational schools in Thailand are getting ready for dual training

The German-Thai Dual Excellence Education initiative (GTDEE) implements the dual training programme in Thailand. Following experiences gained from the programme implementation, one focus for GTDEE is currently quality development in the partner vocational schools of the training companies.

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.

German-Brazilian symposium in São Paulo

Friday, November 09, 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".

Training in Spain with sound practical experience

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Training in Spain with sound practical experience

The two-year vocational project “JoinVET”, run in four Spanish cities, has demonstrated that elements of inter-company vocational education and training are able to contribute to increasing the readiness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to provide training.

European Vocational Skills Week 2018

Monday, November 05, 2018

European Vocational Skills Week 2018

From 5 to 9 November 2018, the European Vocational Skills Week takes place for the third time in a row. The European Commission’s initiative aims to make VET more attractive, to demonstrate the benefits and diversity of VET and to highlight the commitment of the various actors in VET.

Kick off meeting of the “WellTo Skill” project funded by Erasmus+

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Kick off meeting of the “WellTo Skill” project funded by Erasmus+

The launch meeting of the project "WellTo Skill" took place on 10 and 11 October 2018 in Sofia. Organisations, schools, competent bodies and companies from Bulgaria, Slovenia, Slovakia and Latvia have come together for the project to develop a joint qualification in the area of wellness tourism.

BIBB Head of Department in discussion with Armenian education minister

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

BIBB Head of Department in discussion with Armenian education minister

At the request of the Armenian embassy, Ms Thomann, the head of the international department in the BIBB, had the opportunity to present the German dual vocational education and training system and the work of BIBB to the Minister for Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia.

European working group publishes final report

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

European working group publishes final report

The EU working group on initial and continuing vocational education and training has published their final report “Teachers and Trainers Matter. How to support them in high-performance apprenticeships and work-based learning. 12 policy pointers”.

Russian hairdressers show that they can cut it – GOVET supports VET cooperation
© GOVET/ Schlich

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Russian hairdressers show that they can cut it – GOVET supports VET cooperation

Russian hairdressing apprentices completed a German final examination for the first time. GOVET at BIBB and the German National Association of Hairdressers support the German-Russian cooperation that has the aim of assuring quality in vocational education and training in Russia.

Dr. Volker Rein to complete research secondment in the USA

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Dr. Volker Rein to complete research secondment in the USA

For a period of three months Dr. Rein (BIBB) will conduct research on the subject of “Compatible degree and non-degree post-secondary education in the US“ at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) in Washington DC .

Approaches towards higher dual vocational education and training in Germany and South Korea

Monday, September 17, 2018

Approaches towards higher dual vocational education and training in Germany and South Korea

South Korean researchers have recently been at BIBB and at the Koblenz University of Applied Sciences to exchange information on current developments in dual higher education study in Germany and on new approaches being adopted towards higher vocational education and training in South Korea.

Relaunch of ReferNet online portal

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Relaunch of ReferNet online portal

ReferNet Germany has a new, user-friendly website! It provides extensive information on many aspects of vocational education and training in the EU member states (as well as Norway and Iceland) in English and German. ReferNet has been the European network for VET since 2002.

China: Training to support learning culture 4.0
© Institute for Training and Careers e. V.

Friday, August 24, 2018

China: Training to support learning culture 4.0

At the Shunde Polytechnic College in China teaching staff are able to complete a modular master trainer qualification. As part of this, they acquire subject-specific knowledge and competencies in didactic methodology to prepare them for the new learning culture 4.0.