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Archive 2020

GOVET learning video: Dual VET in Germany – now available in Indonesian
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

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

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 13 languages - including an Indonesian version.

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New Study addresses German-Italian Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training
Monday, December 7, 2020

New Study addresses German-Italian Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training

What is the situation with German-Italian relationships in vocational education and training? What cooperation projects and partnerships are there and who are the actors involved? These questions are the focus of a new research project as part of the two countries' TVET cooperation.

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iMOVE Success Stories Mobility and Logistics
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

iMOVE Success Stories Mobility and Logistics

The "Developing Skills for Employability with German Partners – 8 Case Studies from the Mobility and Logistics Sector " brochures presents eight vocational education and training success stories of German and international partners. Download the publication!

see iMOVE publication
German-Israeli Programme for Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training: Creating prospects together
Friday, November 27, 2020

German-Israeli Programme for Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training: Creating prospects together

Germany and Israel have very different vocational education and training systems, but the challenges are similar. At the “German-Israeli Forum”, representatives from the German Ministry of Education and the Israeli Ministry of Labour discussed priority areas for future cooperation

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TVET in Sub-Saharan Africa: the state of research
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

TVET in Sub-Saharan Africa: the state of research

In 2019, GOVET published a survey on behalf of BMBF on the state of research in vocational education and training in Sub-Saharan Africa. This survey has now been translated into English and two new chapters added. It makes an active contribution to the research landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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educataGhana: Education meets practical work
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

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
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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
Monday, October 12, 2020

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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Information on German vocational training and Dual VET in several languages
Friday, September 18, 2020

Information on German vocational training and Dual VET in several languages

Films, presentations and other materials on German vocational training are available on our landing pages - and all in several languages. You will also find information on international VET cooperation and cooperation opportunities.

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OECD Education Study 2020 praises the German vocational training system
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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. 

read more on the OECD website
What does the digital future of work mean for development cooperation?
Friday, September 11, 2020

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
Thursday, September 10, 2020

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
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

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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An insight into GOVET’s cooperation activities: VET reporting in Ghana
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

An insight into GOVET’s cooperation activities: VET reporting in Ghana

GOVET and the Ghanaian Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Training collaborate in reporting on VET. While the first Ghanaian TVET report is still work in progress, the collaboration itself is already  a good example of adapting aspects of the German Dual system to other VET systems.

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Open educational resources for more sustainability in transport and logistics
Tuesday, August 25, 2020

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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Germany’s response measures to the COVID-19 pandemic
Thursday, August 6, 2020

Germany’s response measures to the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven governments around the world to take decisive action for health protection, economic stimulus packages and reorganisation of public services, e.g. in education or social security systems. Germany has also taken extensive measures to strengthen its Dual VET system.

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COVID-19 in the context of international TVET cooperation
Friday, July 31, 2020

COVID-19 in the context of international TVET cooperation

At regular briefings GOVET documents the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on TVET and the labour market in 18 selected countries. The overview also pinpoints international correlations and global challenges to help coordinating and strengthening common crisis management efforts.

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World Youth Skills Day
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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
The right mix of theory and practice
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The right mix of theory and practice

Six training films show trainers in companies and vocational school teachers how to prepare new skilled workers for practice. New language versions are now available in Arabian, Albanian, Chinese, Hebrew and Serbian.

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GOVET in Greek / Η GOVET στα Ελληνικά
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

GOVET in Greek / Η GOVET στα Ελληνικά

Material, films and presentations on vocational training can be found on our Greek landing page. / Ενημερωτικό υλικό, βίντεο και παρουσιάσεις για τη δυική κατάρτιση θα βρείτε στην ελληνόφωνη ιστοσελίδα μας.

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German and American vocational education experts exchange ideas on the impacts of COVID-19
Thursday, June 25, 2020

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
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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
Monday, June 22, 2020

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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Global study on the effects of COVID-19 on vocational training
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Global study on the effects of COVID-19 on vocational training

On 10th June 2020 the Inter-Agency Group on TVET presented the results of a global study on the impact of COVID-19 on vocational education and training. The online conference was organized by UNESCO, together with ten international and regional partner organizations.

Watch the recording of the online conference
Newsletter on Indo-German VET cooperation
Monday, June 15, 2020

Newsletter on Indo-German VET cooperation

GOVET is featured in a newsletter series of the National Skills Network (NSN) from India. A series of articles and other updates on Indo-German vocational training will be featured in partnership with NSN and present the BMBF's bilateral VET cooperation.

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GOVET Portrait in the NSN Newsletter
Friday, May 22, 2020

GOVET Portrait in the NSN Newsletter

In its current newsletter NSN highlights a potpourri of topics that are relevant to Indian vocational training: How could COVID-19 be a game changer in the field of VET in India? How can apprenticeships be made more attractive for enterprises and SMEs? Moreover, NSN presents the work of GOVET.

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iMOVE features new internet portals
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

iMOVE features new internet portals

The German and the international iMOVE website have undergone a comprehensive modernization process. The international internet portal has been completely restructured. The guiding policy of the new layout is “mobile first” – a development especially relevant in the international context.

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GIZ publishes updated “Toolkit Learning and Working in the Informal Economy”
Friday, April 24, 2020

GIZ publishes updated “Toolkit Learning and Working in the Informal Economy”

How do workers in the informal economy acquire the skills and competencies they need to do their jobs? What scope for action does this provide for public TVET systems as well as for international VET cooperation? Answers in the updated GIZ Toolkit "Learning and working in the informal economy".

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Newsletter series on Indo-German VET cooperation
Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Newsletter series on Indo-German VET cooperation

GOVET and the National Skills Network (NSN) in India start with a newsletter series on Indo-German vocational training cooperation. The six-month series will highlight core issues of vocational education and training in both countries and present the BMBF's bilateral VET cooperation.

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GOVET in Chinese / GOVET 中文
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

GOVET in Chinese / GOVET 中文

Material, films and presentations on vocational training can be found on our Chinese landing page. / 关于双元制职业培训的相关资料,视频文件以及演示文件,请访问我们的中文页面。

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