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

Trainees abroad – Analyses on mobility in dual training occupations

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trainees abroad – Analyses on mobility in dual training occupations

Vocational education and training across borders: In the latest issue of its specialist journal "BWP" with a special focus on international mobility, the BIBB carries out a more detailed investigation of how many trainees in which occupations avail themselves of the opportunity to train abroad.

BIBB Director of Research at the Thai-German TVET Forum

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

BIBB Director of Research at the Thai-German TVET Forum

At the Thai-German TVET Forum hosted in Bangkok on 3 August 2018, Professor Hubert Ertl explained to representatives from trade and industry and from the field of policy making why company-based training is a worthwhile investment for the firms which provide it.

BWP 4/2018: Learning in foreign countries

Friday, August 03, 2018

BWP 4/2018: Learning in foreign countries

International mobility of learners in VET is in increasing demand. What are the associated expectations, and what benefits can a period of time spent abroad offer? The articles included in this issue trace policy debate.

Apprentices in Germany becoming more mobile
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Thursday, August 02, 2018

Apprentices in Germany becoming more mobile

In Germany, 5.3 percent of all initial VET graduates in 2017 had some mobility experience during their training. This is one key result of a research study published by the National Agency for the Erasmus+ Programme at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (NA at the BIBB).

Photo competition as part of the World Youth Skills Day

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Photo competition as part of the World Youth Skills Day

On 15 July, the 4. World Youth Skills Day took place, which was organised by the United Nations together with World Skills International. As part of this event, the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training took part in the "SkillsInAction Photo Competition".