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The new Cedefop ReferNet database is the main source of information about vocational education and training (VET) systems in the EU, Iceland and Norway. It includes diagrammes, generates reports and allows comparing by country and theme.
iMOVE and the German-African Business Association organised the 1st German-African Forum on Vocational Training and Education in Berlin, Germany. Training experts from business presented successful examples of German–African cooperation in a range of industrial sectors.
The exchange of experience and ideas on projects and initiatives for successful vocational education and training cooperation is the focus of the 1st German-African Forum on VET which is being organised by BIBB and the German-African Business Association in Berlin.
From 2 to 3 December 2019, over 100 delegates from 40 countries came together as part of the “UNEVOC Global Forum on Advancing Learning and Innovation in TVET”. Prof. Dr. Hubert Ertl, Director of Research and Vice President of BIBB, chaired the closing panel discussion.
Participants from nine European countries (Italy, Malta, Sweden, Finland, Cyprus, Netherlands, Spain, Germany and United Kingdom) met for a workshop on ‘Migration in TVET’ at the University of Nottingham, UK, from 10 to 11 December 2019.
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).
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.