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Archive 2015

Laos hosts Regional TVET Conference 2015

Laos hosts Regional TVET Conference 2015

The Lao Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) host the Regional TVET Conference on 14 and 15 December in Vientiane.

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International Symposium on TVET Personnel in Magdeburg

International Symposium on TVET Personnel in Magdeburg

For building green cities, skilled workers with the right competencies are the needed. Accordingly, in combination with a conference on green cities, an international symposium on TVET for sustainable development took place on the 25th and 26th of November in Magdeburg.

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GOVET at the Russian industrial trade fair INNOPROM

GOVET at the Russian industrial trade fair INNOPROM

GOVET appeared at the Russian industrial trade fair INNOPROM in Yekaterinburg from 8 to 11 July. On a shared stand, GOVET, iMOVE, the German-Russian Foreign Chamber of Commerce and the Goethe Institute provided information about German vocational education and training.

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European study acknowledges GOVET as positive example

European study acknowledges GOVET as positive example

In order to develop a strategy for international cooperation in vocational education and training, the European Commission has commissioned an academic study, the results of which are now available. In this, GOVET is acknowledged positively as an example of successful collaboration.

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Bilateral cooperation with Portugal is extended

Bilateral cooperation with Portugal is extended

Germany and Portugal agree on intensifying their efforts in the area of vocational education and training in order to offer young Portuguese people better education and training opportunities.

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New Alliance in German-Mexican Vocational Education and Training Cooperation

New Alliance in German-Mexican Vocational Education and Training Cooperation

Germany and Mexico have signed a "Joint Declaration of Intent" on cooperation in vocational education and training. Both sides agreed on the intensification and further development of their work together.

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Strategic Alliance on Dual Vocational Training Takes off in Kazakhstan

Strategic Alliance on Dual Vocational Training Takes off in Kazakhstan

Countering the lack of skilled labour in industry, offering young people in the country better vocational prospects, reducing youth unemployment - Kazakhstan has set concrete goals for the reform of its educational system.

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More Than 100 Countries Interested in German Vocational Training

More Than 100 Countries Interested in German Vocational Training

The dual system of vocational training in Germany continues to attract considerable interest abroad. According to Internet statistics, in the first quarter of 2015 alone the BIBB registered access by users from 106 countries to the website of GOVET.

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Official statements on the Federal Government’s common strategy and the work of the “Round Table”

Official statements on the Federal Government’s common strategy and the work of the “Round Table”

The statements by the Ministers of State and State Secretaries at the Federal ministries describe how GOVET will pool expertise across departments and organisational entities so that German activities in international vocational training cooperation can be developed and showcased coherently.

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“Integrated Action” in International Cooperation on Vocational Education and Training

“Integrated Action” in International Cooperation on Vocational Education and Training

The Round Table for International Vocational Education and Training Cooperation met at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The various stakeholders coordinate their joint action in the partner countries.

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Vocational Competencies

Vocational Competencies

Making vocational competencies visible is a central research goal at the BIBB and closely linked to the European strategy 'Europe 2020'. The paper aims at giving a first overview why it is important to assess vocational competencies and how this can be done in different contexts.