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GOVET publication: International effects of COVID-19 on VET

In the partner countries of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) far-reaching impacts on education and occupational systems are expected. 19 expert articles from eight countries provide national and international insights into the extraordinary situation.

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COVID-19 pandemic – a stress test for the training systems of the partner countries

COVID-19 is creating serious challenges for the vocational education and training systems. GOVET has been investigating the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on VET and on the labour market in selected countries since April 2020. 

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Recognition of foreign professional and vocational qualifications in Germany and Russia

More than 100 participants took part in an online GOVET workshop on “Recognition of qualifications”. BIBB-Experts from the “Recognition of Foreign Professional Qualifications” Division informed on best practice, on the general prevailing conditions and empirical evidence

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Ghanaian vocational education and training system in transformation

One year after introducing comprehensive TVET reforms, Ghana uses the TVET Expo to take stock of the situation. What has been achieved in the meantime? One result of this work is the first Ghanaian Vocational Education and Training Report, which has been prepared with support by GOVET.

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Online for the second time – Annual Meeting of the German-Russian VET Working Group

Virtually nothing can shake a solid cooperation agreement – not even a pandemic. Both sides of the German-Russian bilateral Working Group on Vocational Education and Training, which GOVET supports on behalf of the BMBF, were able to report further progress one year after their last online meeting.

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Updated presentations on dual vocational training in Germany

The presentation on dual vocational training in Germany is updated with a new look in eight languages (AR, CH, D, EN, ES, FR, HEB, IT). The presentation is one of the most used GOVET products to illustrate the dual education system in Germany and abroad. Downloads are available as PPT oder PDF.

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Morocco: Training regulations as a framework for training close to the labour market

The virtual delegation visit of a group from Morocco was themed "Training regulations and how they are created". From 29 June to 1 July, experts from research and practice presented the development, implementation and evaluation of training occupations in Germany.

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GOVET in Arabic / GOVET باللغة العربية

Our new landing page offers materials, films and presentations on VET in Germany for our target groups from Arabic-speaking countries. / تقدم صفحتنا المقصودة الجديدة المواد والأفلام والعروض التقديمية لمجموعاتنا المستهدفة من البلدان الناطقة باللغة العربية.

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TVET4Women: Welding story Ghana

In Ghana, the profession of welder is one that is mainly chosen by men. Nevertheless, Mariatu from Accra wanted to become a welder. What challenges did the young woman face during her training? In a short film, GIZ talks to Mariatu and her trainer. 

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What are the effects of the digital transformation on TVET and the labour market?

Robotics and automation, artificial intelligence, big data: ‘Future of work’ is currently an important issue for the future development of TVET in development cooperation. A paper published by GIZ analyses six studies that have addressed this issue, while focusing on aspects with a bearing on TVET.

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13. May 2022

iMOVE Success Story: E-Tourism Management for travel agencies and tour operators in Iraq

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24 March 2021

iMOVE VET success story: On-the-job training in German gastronomy for Thais

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17 February 2021

iMOVE VET success story: Modern continuing education centre for skilled workers in Haiti

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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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