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  • Keeping pace with social change

    Demands on continuing education

    BWP 1/2018 published

    BWP 1/2018 published

    What sorts of provision and forms of learning are required in order to keep pace with the change that is occurring in the economy and in society? Answers are provided in the current issue of BWP.

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  • Costs and benefits

    Dual vocational education and training pays off

    Financing of VET at a glance

    Financing of VET at a glance

    Why should companies invest in apprenticeships? How much does it cost to train? How do companies profit from their trainees? You can find answers in the GOVET presentation on costs and benefits aspects in dual VET.

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  • New: Management assistant in e-commerce

    Apprenticeship for booming online trade

    New training occupation introduced on 1 August 2018

    New training occupation introduced on 1 August 2018

    This is the first new commercial training occupation to be launched for ten years. The central content of the training for the booming online trade is the use and operation of websites and distribution channels.

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  • Slower rise

    Development of training allowances in 2017

    BIBB analysis

    BIBB analysis

    In 2017, training allowances based on collective wage agreements rose across Germany by an average of 2.6%. Average trainee remuneration was €876 gross per month, a rise significantly weaker than in previous years.

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Coaching session for TVET Report 2016

Friday, January 26, 2018

Coaching session for TVET Report 2016

The importance of the Vietnam TVET Report as a policy advisory instrument was emphasized at a meeting with the National Institute for Vocational Education and Training (NIVET), experts from BIBB and GIZ “Programme Reform of TVET in Vietnam” during a week-long mission and coaching session in January.

VET “live” – ask questions, join the debate, get involved: BIBB at „didacta“ trade fair

Thursday, January 25, 2018

VET “live” – ask questions, join the debate, get involved: BIBB at „didacta“ trade fair

Comprehensive information on current issues relating to VET will be presented by BIBB at the "didacta" trade fair, held in Hanover from 20 to 24 February 2018. Visit us in Hall 13, Stand F112. We look forward to an exchange of views with you.

Vietnam TVET Report 2015 published in English

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Vietnam TVET Report 2015 published in English

The Vietnam TVET Report 2015 is the fourth report that provides information on VET activities in Vietnam. While the report reflects multi-dimensional issues of vocational education and training activities, it focuses on the development of high quality TVET institutes in the system.

GOVET in French / GOVET en français
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

GOVET in French / GOVET en français

Materials, films and presentations on vocational training can be found on our French landing page. / Sur notre page d'accueil vous trouvez des matériaux, films et présentations sur la formation professionnelle: www.govet.international/fr

BIBB supports the unrestricted availability of academic research literature
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

BIBB supports the unrestricted availability of academic research literature

The BIBB will be rigorously adhering to the "Open Access Model". This means that, from 2018 onwards, all BIBB publications will be made available on the institute's website for download free of charge in citation-friendly PDF format ("gold open access").

GOVET in Spanisch / GOVET en español
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

GOVET in Spanisch / GOVET en español

Materials, films and presentations on vocational training can be found on our Spanish landing page / En nuestro sitio web encontrará materiales, películas y presentaciones sobre la formación profesional: www.govet.international/es

Dual VET: facts and figures
68% of trainees will be hired by their training company as employees after training. You can find more facts and figures on Dual VET in the GOVET data sheet.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Dual VET: facts and figures

Dual vocational training is of great importance for Germany. It enables job-oriented training and thus makes a significant contribution to Germany's competitiveness. GOVET provides facts and figures on vocational education and training in Germany at a glance.

Success Stories E-Learning and Digital Media

Monday, December 18, 2017

Success Stories E-Learning and Digital Media

The "Developing Skills for Employability with German Partners – 8 Case Studies from the Sector of E-Learning Solutions and Learning with Digital Media" brochure presents eight vocational education and training success stories of German and international partners.

Quality assurance of company-based training in the dual system in Germany

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Quality assurance of company-based training in the dual system in Germany

This brochure, which is now available in English, contains a structured overview of central quality assurance mechanisms which underlie the company-based part of initial training in the dual system in Germany.

Training regulations and how they come about

Foto: Auszubildende in der Berufsschule

Most young people in Germany begin their initial vocational education and training after leaving school with an apprenticeship, that is, a course of training in the dual system.

Foto: justice statue

The 1969 Vocational Training Act (BBiG) was amended in 2005. The amendment came into force on 1 April 2005. One of the goals of the Act is to ensure that young people just getting started in the world of work have full vocational capacity in a wide range of activities.

Foto: Meeting

Out-of-school vocational education and training is governed uniformly and nationwide by the Vocational Training Act.

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