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.
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.
The list of jointly developed products and instruments in German-Russian VET cooperation is becoming longer each year, the range of topics is becoming broader. The 14th annual meeting of the German-Russian working group was thus held despite COVID-19 – online.
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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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