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Archive 2019

GOVET in Russian / GOVET на русском языке
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

GOVET in Russian / GOVET на русском языке

Materials, films and presentations on vocational training can be found on our Russian landing page. / Материалы, фильмы и презентации по дуальному профессиональному обучению можно найти на нашей русскоязычной целевой странице.

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Institutionalization of pre- and in-service training for VET Teachers in Moldova
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Institutionalization of pre- and in-service training for VET Teachers in Moldova

Qualified VET staff is a key element for the improvement of quality and performance of VET. For this reason, the Moldovan Ministry of Education wants to address this issue more intensively. A glance at the developments in Moldova in the following article.

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Moldova: Structural reforms for a strong VET system
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Moldova: Structural reforms for a strong VET system

Moldova is well ahead of its neighbours in terms of VET. It is the only country in South Eastern Europe that offers a dual VET system with clear-cut shared roles embedded in an institutional architecture. For this reason, it can play a pioneering role when introducing dual VET.

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The long journey of vocational orientation in Russia
Friday, September 27, 2019

The long journey of vocational orientation in Russia

Choosing the right career entails a complex development process – from an individual, social, economic and governmental viewpoint. The third vocational education and training conference of the German Embassy in Moscow on 16 September investigated how Russia is structuring this process.

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Teaming up to master the challenges in VET
Monday, September 16, 2019

Teaming up to master the challenges in VET

A renewed Joint Declaration of Intent was signed in Bratislava on 11 September 2019, continuing the VET cooperation between Germany and Slovakia. Since 2012, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has been supporting the reform of the education system and its dual training approach.

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1st German-African Forum on Vocational Training and Education
Thursday, September 12, 2019

1st German-African Forum on Vocational Training and Education

The 1st German-African Forum on Vocational Training and Education will take place on 20 November 2019 in Berlin In cooperation with the state of North Rhine-Westphalia's representation in Berlin, iMOVE and the German-African Business Association warmly invite you to attend.
 

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More skilled labour needed: VET in Israel
Thursday, September 12, 2019

More skilled labour needed: VET in Israel

In the anniversary year of the Israel Programme, Israeli VET  experts travelled to Germany in May. They wanted to learn how VET can reverse the skilled labour shortage. In the Central Franconia region, they familiarised themselves with the mechanisms of VET in Germany.

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South Australia to exchange experiences at GOVET
Monday, September 2, 2019

South Australia to exchange experiences at GOVET

The South Australian Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni visited the BIBB on 26 August 2019. The main focus of his trip to Germany was to exchange procedures and strategies for increasing participation in vocational education and training in South Australia.

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World Skills 2019
Thursday, August 22, 2019

World Skills 2019

The 45th World Skills will take place in Kazan, Russia, from 22 to 27 August. Trainees, students and young professionals up to 23 years of age will measure their skills in 56 disciplines. 39 specialists from Germany will be present.

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BMBF launches vocational education and training cooperation with Ghana
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

BMBF launches vocational education and training cooperation with Ghana

Federal Minister of Education Karliczek signed a Joint Declaration of Intent on cooperation in VET with Ghanaian Minister of Education Prempeh. This is the second VET cooperation agreement that the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has entered into with an African partner country. 

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Costa Rica passes a law on dual vocational education and training
Monday, August 19, 2019

Costa Rica passes a law on dual vocational education and training

On Monday 12 August 2019, the Costa Rican Parliament passed a draft law on dual vocational education and training. Costa Rica has thus created the foundations that will enable dual VET to become a part of its national education system.

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BIBB Expertise in the US Congress
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

BIBB Expertise in the US Congress

On 16 July 2019, Dr. Silvia Annen, Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), was one of three international experts to take part in a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives' Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee in Washington DC.

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Germany and South Africa are extending their cooperation in vocational education and training
Friday, July 19, 2019

Germany and South Africa are extending their cooperation in vocational education and training

The German-South African vocational education and training cooperation has been renewed for a second time for a further period of three years. The successful collaboration between the two countries will thus continue.

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GOVET goes YouTube
Thursday, July 18, 2019

GOVET goes YouTube

GOVET is expanding its audiovisual offer and is now available on YouTube with an English and German channel. GOVET /en/ and GOVET /de/ deal with the international working world of today and tomorrow - and the importance of vocational training. In up to 11 languages.

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Malaysia: GOVET provides information on dual VET
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Malaysia: GOVET provides information on dual VET

The aim in Malaysia is for vocational education and training to be a “game changer” by taking on a crucial role to drive forward the development of the national economy. The country’s government is currently working on a comprehensive reform of the vocational education and training system.

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TVET in Pakistan: Companies benefit from in-company training
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

TVET in Pakistan: Companies benefit from in-company training

GIZ has published a cost benefit analysis of in-company training in Pakistan. The paper provides substantial answers on how companies benefit from providing in-company training.

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BMBF and the Iranian Ministry of Labour sign a Joint Declaration of Intent
Monday, July 15, 2019

BMBF and the Iranian Ministry of Labour sign a Joint Declaration of Intent

GOVET will advise Iran on planned VET reforms. The relevant ministries signed a Joint Declaration of Intent of Understanding on future German-Iranian vocational education and training cooperation at a workshop in Teheran which GOVET helped to organise.

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First German-Chinese Dialogue Forum: Innovation in vocational education and training
Monday, July 15, 2019

First German-Chinese Dialogue Forum: Innovation in vocational education and training

In the spirit of a dialogue between equal partners, the first German-Chinese Expert Forum on Innovation in Vocational Education and Training took place on 26 June 2019 in Berlin. The event – conceived by GOVET – was formally opened by Minister Karliczek and Vice Premier Sun Chunlan.

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Mexico’s new government and Germany step up vocational education and training cooperation
Monday, July 8, 2019

Mexico’s new government and Germany step up vocational education and training cooperation

The Joint Declaration of Intent on vocational education and training cooperation between Germany and Mexico was extended in Mexico City on 4 July 2019. The German BMBF and BMZ have been supporting the Mexican Government with the introduction of a dual VET system since 2015.

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Renewal of the Joint Declaration of Intent on German-Portuguese cooperation in vocational education and training
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Renewal of the Joint Declaration of Intent on German-Portuguese cooperation in vocational education and training

Germany and Portugal have once again extended their cooperation in vocational education and training. The Joint Declaration of Intent on VET cooperation between the two countries, which dates back to 2012, was renewed for the second time in Lisbon on 7th February 2019.

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New Federal Government strategy for international cooperation in vocational education and training
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

New Federal Government strategy for international cooperation in vocational education and training

The “Strategy of the Federal Government on international cooperation in vocational education and training” was formally adopted by the Federal Cabinet on 22 May 2019. The aim is to increase the effectiveness of the Federal Government’s commitment by engaging in more joint strategic coordination.

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New BIBB films – added value of international cooperation in dual training
Friday, April 19, 2019

New BIBB films – added value of international cooperation in dual training

The craft trades occupation of hairdresser goes international – the two GOVET productions “Improving training quality together” and “My experience abroad during vocational training” show the added value of international cooperation in dual training.

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Brunei exploring German vocational education and training
Friday, March 22, 2019

Brunei exploring German vocational education and training

A visit to Berlin by the Minister of Education of Brunei at the end of January showed just how untypical the dual VET system is in other parts of the world. State Secretary Schütte received the minister at the BMBF to engage in detailed discussions on vocational education and training.

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Budget debate 2019—investments in education and research
Monday, March 18, 2019

Budget debate 2019—investments in education and research

Future technologies, financing of training and higher education study, the Digital Pact for Schools, investment in universities of applied sciences: Minister Karliczek addressed these four main areas of education and research policy during her speech on the 2019 Budget Law.

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German-Russian cooperation in education and research will ensure future readiness—GOVET provides support
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

German-Russian cooperation in education and research will ensure future readiness—GOVET provides support

On 10 December 2018, Federal Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek and her Russian counterpart Mikhail Kotyukov met in Moscow to sign the “German-Russian Road Map for Cooperation in Education, Science, Research, and Innovation” focused on the next ten years.

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