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What skills and occupations are needed for the green transition? In this compilation by ReferNet Germany, projects forecasting future skills needs are briefly presented. They are an important basis for securing the qualification profiles needed in the future on the labour market.
On the occasion of Spain's Presidency of the Council of the European Union, an up-to-date report on the Spanish VET system has been published by Cedefop with ReferNet. It focuses on the main features of the system as well as on challenges and policy measures.
How can we understand and compare qualifications at national and European level? National qualifications frameworks (NQFs) classify qualifications by level, based on learning outcomes. The NQFs of 38 countries are presented in this tool.
On 30 November and 1 December 2023, the BIBB organises an international conference in Bonn that brings together researchers from different disciplines to highlight and discuss the active contribution of VET and skilled workers to technological and ecological innovation.
From 4 September 2023, the new address will be: Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 114 - 116, 53113 Bonn. In the days around this relocation date, there may be some restrictions on our services and communication. We apologise for any inconvenience.
On 20 and 21 June, colleagues from the higher VET department at the Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills gained an insight into higher VET qualification in Germany. The agenda included talks at BIBB but also at a chamber of skilled crafts and a company.
How do we understand early leaving from VET in Germany? The situation is presented based on two indicators. Further, factors that can lead to a premature termination of training are addressed and preventive measures are presented. The impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on ELVET concludes the report.
How is a training occupation developed? In short explanatory films, BIBB shows how the coordination process works in practice, what content is included in the respective training regulations, and what the individual roles of those involved in the process are.
The new ReferNet Spotlight is the basis for an animated video produced on the occasion of Sweden's Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It focuses on the main features of the Swedish VET system as well as the challenges and policy responses.
Click the country flags on our “VET in Europe Reports” page and discover the corresponding 2022 VET system description as PDF file generated from the "VET in Europe" online database, which offers many options for direct comparisons of countries and specific thematic focuses.
The ReferNet network celebrated 20 years of successful cooperation in 2022. In this video produced during the plenary meeting, ReferNet partners talk about what they see as remarkable in the achievements of the network so far as well as their visions of ReferNet’s future role.