Latest developments

ReferNet offers a selection of news on recent developments in the national and European VET sector.

link to Cedefop news

Latest developments

VET News International

The ReferNet Germany information service "VET News International" offers a weekly overview of the latest publications and links.

On the right are the three most recent issues.

All issues can be found here: Archive 

National News on VET

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These brief messages from the ReferNet countries provide information on recent developments in VET, employment and in the labour market. link to Cedefop website

Here is a selection of "National News on VET" from Germany: 

From January 2020, minimum remuneration for apprentices and new names for advanced VET qualifications, enhancing the equivalence to academic pathway. read more

Continuing digitisation poses new challenges for professionals, with an impact on VET. In order to prepare industrial-technical apprentices for the world of Industry 4.0, the chambers of commerce and industry (IHK) have developed an interdisciplinary training programme that is offered nationwide from 2019. read more

Where and how should VET be adapted to the demands of the digital workplace? How can the strengths of the system be developed and access barriers reduced? read more


BIBB News is the BIBB newsletter with up-to-date information on vocational training issues. read more