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GOVET

German Office for International Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training

educataGhana: Education meets practical work

educataGhana: Education meets practical work

Ghana is reforming its TVET system, using the German dual system for orientation. GOVET has been advising Ghana since 2019. At the educataGhana education exhibition and conference on 19 October, experts discussed with GOVET what is important when it comes to strengthening Ghanaian TVET.

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

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

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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GOVET at the educataGhana

GOVET at the educataGhana

On October 19 and 20, educataGhana will take place - an ideas factory for the entire education sector. GOVET participates on 19 October, 13:30 (CET), with an online session on the TVET reforms for Ghana. More information and registration on the conference website.

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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
How to take digitalization and sustainability into account in training occupations

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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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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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