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Italian-German cooperation project started

MSE-VET Italy: Participants and goals The Italian-German cooperation project MSE-VET Italy began on 15 April 2021. On the German side, the inab Ausbildungs- und Beschäftigungsgesellschaft des BfW mbH in Leipzig, the Handwerksbildungszentrum Brackwede, Fachbereich Bau e.V. and the Handwerkskammer Südthüringen are working together on it. However, the identification of the need for the project and [...]

Expert mission in Vietnam despite the pandemic

Since 17 April, 30 experts from the German-Vietnamese project "Transfer of 22 German dual professions to Vietnam" have been on site. The experts from the Leipzig Chamber of Skilled Crafts and the other project partners under the umbrella of Avestos will spend up to six busy weeks there. The project partners are pursuing two goals [...]

Hybrid expert assignment in South Africa

In April 2021, the Steinfurt-Warendorf District Association of Skilled Crafts carried out a purely technical short-term expert assignment completely virtually for the first time. The instructors at uMfolozi College in South Africa learned how to didactically prepare a training task on the masonry of pillars and arches. The South African trainers slipped into the role [...]

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Portfolio of services offered by the German skilled craft sector for international VET cooperation

The German skilled craft sector has a rich experience in supporting partners abroad running vocational education and training projects. Such projects are funded by the project partner or funds provided under public development schemes. This is necessary, because the German skilled crafts sector has neither the financial means nor the mandate to finance VET activities outside Germany.

German skilled crafts have the following services available to be delivered internationally by members of the sector.

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Find a project partner

Are you searching for an organisation that knows the system of dual vocational education and training and can advice on how to implement elements of it in other countries? Do you need support in setting up a VET institution? Or do you want to create educational programmes for small and medium sized enterprises from the skilled crafts sector?

The SCIVET Co-ordination Unit can help you identify a concrete service provider to support your individual project.

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Learn about Vocational Education and Training in Germany

On this page we summarized some information about VET in the German skilled crafts.

  1. What are skilled crafts?
  2. What is dual vocational education and training?

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