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GOVET

German Office for International Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training

OECD Education Study 2020 praises the German vocational training system

OECD Education Study 2020 praises the German vocational training system

The report "Education at a Glance 2020" contains data on the structure, financing and performance of education systems in 37 OECD countries and nine partner countries. This year's report focuses on vocational education and training. 

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Report on VET in Germany 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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What does the digital future of work mean for development cooperation?

What does the digital future of work mean for development cooperation?

The "future of work" in the informal economy presents opportunities and challenges in development cooperation. How are work and employment in developing countries changing with the digital transformation? A current GIZ publication provides answers.

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TVET4Future: New Work and Vocational Education and Training

TVET4Future: New Work and Vocational Education and Training

How is digitalization changing the world of work and our jobs? What kind of rethinking does climate change require? GIZ provides initial answers in a short film and shows how important vocational training is in order to meet these global challenges.

watch the film on the GIZ YouTube channel
Open educational resources for more sustainability in transport and logistics

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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Modern quality standards for hotels in Columbia

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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World Youth Skills Day

World Youth Skills Day

In 2020, the World Youth Skills Day activities are part of the #skillskeepmoving campaign, a global initiative to recognize the work of essential skilled workers during the pandemic.

read more on worldskills.org
German and American vocational education experts exchange ideas on the impacts of COVID-19

German and American vocational education experts exchange ideas on the impacts of COVID-19

Inspired by the international GOVET survey regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on VET and the labour market, the US Department of Labor initiated a digital round table on this topic. BIBB Director of Research Prof. Hubert Ertl opened this first well-founded exchange of expertise.

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GOVET learning video: Dual VET in Germany – now available in Greek

GOVET learning video: Dual VET in Germany – now available in Greek

The German Dual VET system is a reference model for many countries. But what does ‚Dual‘ mean? And how does Dual VET work exactly? In the explanatory film GOVET provides answers. The film is now available in 12 languages - including a Greek version.

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PPT on Dual VET - now available in Greek

PPT on Dual VET - now available in Greek

The GOVET presentation on dual VET explains the dual VET system in brief and provides an overview of the advantages it offers. It serves as an introduction and is available in 13 languages - including a Greek version.

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4 August 2020

DC dVET Newsletter - July 2020 with focus on New Technologies and Dual VET

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29 June - 16 August 2020

MOOC by ILO on Quality Apprenticeships

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8 October 2019

Virtual conference on the future of TVET teaching and learning October 7 – 14, 2019 , UNESCO – UNEVOC TVeT Forum

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12 September 2019

5th edition of yearly SIF – SKILLMAN.EU INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2019 will take place on October 10th and 11th 2019

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22 July 2019

Researching Vocational Education and Training - Thirteenth JVET Conference

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16 July 2019

DC dVET study (in EN, DE, FR) provides comprehensive overview of participation of the economy in VET

visit DC dVET study's website