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Visit by Ghanaian delegation – a milestone in German-Ghanaian VET cooperation
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Visit by Ghanaian delegation – a milestone in German-Ghanaian VET cooperation

BIBB hosted a high-ranking delegation led by Gifty Twum-Ampofo, Deputy Minister of Education of Ghana. This visit signifies and acknowledges the successful cooperation which GOVET supports in Ghana, in a consultative capacity, on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

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Academic research and practice in Ghanaian vocational education and training
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Academic research and practice in Ghanaian vocational education and training

Academic researchers and practitioners from the fields of academic and tertiary VET came together at the UEED Africa Conference, an annual event which is dedicated to economic issues relating to cooperation with African countries. GOVET reported on its bilateral cooperation activities in Ghana

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Successful Advisory: First TVET report published in Ghana
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Successful Advisory: First TVET report published in Ghana

The publication of the first Ghanaian TVET report constitutes an important product of BMBF-funded TVET cooperation between Ghana and Germany. A product of successful advisory services, the report was presented to the general public at a festive ceremony.

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Ghana – setting the future course of the Commission for TVET
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Ghana – setting the future course of the Commission for TVET

How can (and must) a national vocational education and training agency be structured in order to foster a sustainable TVET system? GOVET has been working on behalf of the BMBF to advise the Ghanaian Commission for TVET on organisational development and to lay down important markers for the future.

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Sustainability in vocational education and training – exchange between Costa Rica and Germany
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Sustainability in vocational education and training – exchange between Costa Rica and Germany

How can sustainability in vocational education and training be implemented? How can the move be made from an abstract term to specific actions? – Experts from Costa Rica and Germany met to discuss these topics and to network on aspects relating to sustainability in VET.

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Added value of the dual system – virtual networking meeting with Ghana
Monday, August 1, 2022

Added value of the dual system – virtual networking meeting with Ghana

How does a dual training system work? What mechanisms are deployed? And what considerations inform a company’s commitment to dual training? All of these core issues were up for debate during a virtual networking session with sector representatives from Ghana.

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New GIZ study on skills development for TVET staff
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

New GIZ study on skills development for TVET staff

Well-qualified TVET personnel is crucial for high-quality and labor market-relevant vocational training. This fourth volume of the study series 'Background materials on TVET' takes practical examples of German development cooperation and analyses the challenges in the respective partner countries.

See GIZ study ‘Teachers and Trainers matter - Skills development for TVET staff in german development cooperation
First step on the career ladder – vocational education and training in the USA and in Germany
Monday, July 25, 2022

First step on the career ladder – vocational education and training in the USA and in Germany

“No future unless you go to college?” Experts and trainees in the USA and in Germany exchanged views on alternative VET models and pathways in a high-calibre webinar staged by the Urban Institute in conjunction with the “Skills Initiative” of the German Embassy.

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High level interest in the German VET system from Mozambique
Friday, July 22, 2022

High level interest in the German VET system from Mozambique

The Mozambican State Secretary for Vocational Education and Training visited BIBB in order to obtain greater familiarity with the VET system in Germany. Highly interesting specialist presentations and stimulating discussions provided new insights and impetuses on all sides.

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Матеріали щодо німецького професійної освіти та навчання для українців
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Матеріали щодо німецького професійної освіти та навчання для українців

Як організованi професійна освіта та навчання у Німеччині? Інформаційні матеріали на цю тему надає GOVET в межах міжнародного співробітництва в галузі професійної освіти та навчання. Профільні фільми та інші матеріали також можуть виявитися корисними для біженцiв з України.

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Vocational education and training in Ukraine
Monday, July 18, 2022

Vocational education and training in Ukraine

In Ukraine, vocational education and training has been in a state of flux for several years - dual elements have also been integrated into training. In a guest article, vocational training expert Snizhana Leu-Severynenko looks at developments, structures and data on the Ukrainian VET system.

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Initial and continuing vocational education and training in Germany
Friday, July 15, 2022

Initial and continuing vocational education and training in Germany

The occupational structure in Germany is undergoing constant change. Helpful guidance is now available in the form of an updated GOVET brochure entitled: “Initial and continuing vocational education and training. A summary of vocational training opportunities in Germany”.

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Ghana beyond aid
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Ghana beyond aid

How can VET in Ghana be strengthened further? What can Germany learn from Ghana? How do educational policy issues mesh with global discourses centring on economic growth and sustainability? Ghana took part in the activities staged by GOVET at re:publica and didacta conferences.

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Information material on German Vocational Education and Training for people from Ukraine
Monday, June 27, 2022

Information material on German Vocational Education and Training for people from Ukraine

How does Vocational Education and Training work in Germany? GOVET creates information material about German VET for the international cooperation in Vocational Education and Training. GOVET's tried and tested films and further materials can also provide some assistance for refugees from Ukraine.

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Costa Rica launches dual vocational education and training
Monday, April 4, 2022

Costa Rica launches dual vocational education and training

A total of eight companies, three vocational schools and 34 trainees are involved in the first dual training courses in Costa Rica, which has been officially launched now. The significance of this step for young people, for the companies and for the country was highlighted at two opening ceremonies.

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“We – Future Chefs” final – trainees demonstrate fine culinary skills
Thursday, January 20, 2022

“We – Future Chefs” final – trainees demonstrate fine culinary skills

What a brilliant final! Excitement reached fever pitch in Berlin on 3 November as the distinguished jury for the “We – Future Chefs” competition announced the winning team. Emma Friedrichs and Ben Bednarz won a cultural and culinary trip to Israel after serving up a first-class menu.

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GOVET publication: International effects of COVID-19 on VET
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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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