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ReferNet is a European network initiated by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP). It aims to meet the growing demand for comparable information on policies and developments in the area of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the European Union.

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The brochure "Spotlight on VET Germany" describes the system of vocational education and training in Germany and their characteristics and attractiveness. It deals further with the current and future challenges. Substantial data illustrate the present situation of the education participants. The broschure can be downloaded in English, German, Spanish and French.

 

 

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7-Okt-15: Broschure "Spotlight on VET Germany" in German

The brochure "Spotlight on VET Germany" is published in German. It presents the central features of the dual vocational education and training system in Germany and can be downloaded below.

Brochure "Spotlight on VET Germany" in German

27-Aug-15: Broschure "Spotlight on VET Germany" in Spanish

The brochure "Spotlight on VET Germany" is published in Spanish. It presents the central features of the dual vocational education and training system in Germany and can be downloaded below.

Broschure "Spotlight on VET Germany" in Spanish

13-Aug-15: Brochure "Spotlight on VET Germany"

The brochure "Spotlight on VET Germany" is published in French. It presents the central features of the dual vocational education and training system in Germany and can be downloaded below.

Brochure "Spotlight on VET Germany" in French

11-Aug-15: VET in Europe - Country Report

The German "VET in Europe - Country Report 2014" is published and can be downloaded. It delivers an overview about the constitution and the regulation of the German VET system.

VET in Europe - Country Report

25-Jun-15: European Ministers agree on Riga Conclusions to boost competitive and innovative vocational education and training (VET)

On 22 June 2015 the meeting of the Ministers in charge of Vocational Education and Training (VET), the European social partners and the European Commission took place in Riga. One important issue was set with the endorsement of the Riga Conclusions, a declaration that sets medium-term deliverables in VET until 2020.

The declaration aims to promote investment in work-based learning by involving social partners, companies, chambers and VET providers, as well as by stimulating innovation and entrepreneurship; to further develop quality assurance mechanisms in VET; to enhance access to VET and qualifications for all through more flexible and permeable systems; to further strengthen key competences such as language skills and digital literacy in VET curricula; and to introduce systematic approaches to, and opportunities for, the initial and continuous professional development of VET teachers, trainers and mentors in both school and work-based settings. (see https://eu2015.lv/news/media-releases/2389-ministers-agree-on-riga-conclusions-to-boost-competitive-and-innovative-vocational-education-and-training, stated 25/06/2015)

Riga Conclusions