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The German VET System

The German VET System

In this section you find information on the German VET system – on its success factors, its structure and components as well as on challenges and future topics for the further development of the system.

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Railway-Specific Vocational Education for Young Emiratis
Monday, November 23, 2020

Railway-Specific Vocational Education for Young Emiratis

To be prepared for the future challenges of the railway market in the United Arab Emirates, the local railway organization Etihad Rail DB commissioned the German company DB Engineering & Consulting to develop and implement a sustainable vocational education program for young Emiratis.

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Online Presentation: Bridging Courses for India
Friday, November 20, 2020

Online Presentation: Bridging Courses for India

On 19 November 2020, four German training providers presented their offers of preparation courses for skilled labour and future apprenticies from India, who intend to work or train in Germany.

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Joint workshop by BIBB and VETNET
Monday, November 16, 2020

Joint workshop by BIBB and VETNET

BIBB has set itself the goal of strengthening cooperation between the national VET research institutions in Europe. The role of research is to be worked out by means of a survey and in various events and possibilities for cooperation are to be discussed.

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TVET in Sub-Saharan Africa: the state of research
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

TVET in Sub-Saharan Africa: the state of research

In 2019, GOVET published a survey on behalf of BMBF on the state of research in vocational education and training in Sub-Saharan Africa. This survey has now been translated into English and two new chapters added. It makes an active contribution to the research landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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International conference on VET research
Friday, November 6, 2020

International conference on VET research

30 high-ranking representatives of national VET institutes and research facilities from 14 European countries met at a virtual conference at the invitation of BIBB to exchange views on VET research in Europe and in its international environment.

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European Vocational Skills Week: ‘VET for Green and Digital Transitions'
Friday, November 6, 2020

European Vocational Skills Week: ‘VET for Green and Digital Transitions'

The European Vocational Skills Week 2020 will take place digitally across the European Union from 9 to 13 November 2020. It is organised by the European Commission in partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, as part of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU.

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Passed! Trainee motor vehicle mechatronics technicians score points in demonstration examinations
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Passed! Trainee motor vehicle mechatronics technicians score points in demonstration examinations

Why are common training and examination standards important when it comes to the quality of vocational education and training? A film about German-Russian demonstration examinations in the field of mechatronics has the answer.

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VET in Germany. An overview of the professional qualification opportunities in Germany
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

VET in Germany. An overview of the professional qualification opportunities in Germany

The large number of enquiries from all over the world are evidence of the interest in Germany’s dual VET. Less well known are the many other qualification pathways in the German VET system. GOVET has produced a brochure that provides an overview of the German occupational and training landscape.

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German VET system in 2’30”
Monday, October 12, 2020

German VET system in 2’30”

This animated video is based on the new ReferNet Spotlight brochure. It gives an overview of the state of play of Germany’s education and training system, its distinctive features, the particular challenges the country faces and the policy responses it has been developing.

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Report on VET in Germany 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020

Report on VET in Germany 2020

This detailed report describes the German VET system. It presents the key features as well as the challenges and policy responses, e.g. an attractive VET for all and how to deal with the challenges of digitalisation and the commitment to sustainability.

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How to take digitalization and sustainability into account in training occupations
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

How to take digitalization and sustainability into account in training occupations

The standard occupational profile items apply cross-professionally to all 326 training occupations. They now have been further developed and take aspects of digitalization and sustainability explicitly into account. GOVET offers an overview in Arabic, German, English, Hebrew, Russian and Spanish.

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An insight into GOVET’s cooperation activities: VET reporting in Ghana
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

An insight into GOVET’s cooperation activities: VET reporting in Ghana

GOVET and the Ghanaian Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Training collaborate in reporting on VET. While the first Ghanaian TVET report is still work in progress, the collaboration itself is already  a good example of adapting aspects of the German Dual system to other VET systems.

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Open educational resources for more sustainability in transport and logistics
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Open educational resources for more sustainability in transport and logistics

The module handbook of Pro-DEENLA is an example of how open educational resources (OER) can work in VET. It is aimed at trainees and trainers in freight forwarding and logistics. We talked to Harald Hantke from the University of Lüneburg about why the Pro-DEENLA tasks have international relevance.

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Germany’s response measures to the COVID-19 pandemic
Thursday, August 6, 2020

Germany’s response measures to the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven governments around the world to take decisive action for health protection, economic stimulus packages and reorganisation of public services, e.g. in education or social security systems. Germany has also taken extensive measures to strengthen its Dual VET system.

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Modern quality standards for hotels in Columbia
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Modern quality standards for hotels in Columbia

In autumn 2019, the German education and training provider HOTQUA trained 60 skilled workers and managers from 24 hotels in Antioquia, a region in the north-west of Columbia, in quality management. Read the new success story.

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Food is how you make it - Training for sustainability in the skilled food trades
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Food is how you make it - Training for sustainability in the skilled food trades

Young people and their trainers fulfil an important function in the sustainable development of our society and its future. But sustainability concerns us all and has a key function in both small-scale and industrial food production. So what can sustainability look like in the food sector?

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VET Glossary

VET Glossary

The glossary is a source for terms and definitions which are used in the field of vocational education and training. Emphasis is placed on its usage in the context of the German dual system. The VET Glossary is a work in progress and updated and expanded on an ongoing basis.

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Covid-19

BIBB is addressing the possible impacts which the coronavirus crisis may have on VET and on development on the labour and training market.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions regarding the German VET System, the recognition of qualifications or on how to start a career in Germany will be answered here.

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Presentation on VET in Germany

The presentation shows how the different stakeholders shape and drive Dual VET at the key "joints" of a vocational training system.

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DQR

With the help of the German Qualifications Framework (DQR) training content becomes transparent throughout Germany.

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