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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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