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Co-operation with Indian partner institute

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the BIBB signed a co-operation agreement in 2010. The co-operation activities focus on the qualification of vocational training personnel and on the incorporation of dual elements into the vocational education and training system.

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in Delhi is the largest and oldest chamber and industry association with more than 80,000 member institutions. The FICCI has proven itself as a committed and interested partner in all issues pertaining to vocational education.

The FICCI and the BIBB signed a co-operation agreement in October 2010. It provides for close co-operation in the field of research and development. Both partners have committed:

  • to maintain an exchange regarding their research programmes and research results;
  • to make available relevant publications to the respective other party;
  • to carry out research and development projects in the following fields:
    • quality assurance in vocational education and training;
    • development of vocational education and training standards;
    • qualification of vocational education and training personnel;
    • examinations and certification in the field of vocational education and training.

The co-operation activities currently focus on the qualification of vocational training personnel and on the incorporation of dual elements into the vocational education and training system.