2015 01

Concept for Greening TVET Institutions presented

Within the third conference of the project BBS futur 2.0 on 17 February 2015 in Luneburg Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit presented a concept for greening TVET institutions. The concept contains specific characteristics of green TVET institutions as well as 10 quality areas (5 inputs and 5 outputs/outcomes)

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Green Skills for Green Jobs in Urban Areas

Which training requirements result from a greening cities approach and how are these training requirements to be considered in technical and vocational education and training (TVET)? These questions were in the focus of interest of a forum which was facilitated by Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit within

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BBS futur 2.0: Green TVET becomes tangible!

22 principals and management staff of vocational colleges from the federal states of Berlin, Hesse, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein met on 25 September 2014 in the second BBS futur 2.0 conference in Lüneburg. In a workshop, prepared and facilitated by Mr Wilfried Steenblock


Session on “TVET for the Green Economy” in AIZ training course

From September 8th to 12th 2014 the Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) organized an international training course on “Growth and Employment through Green Economy Strategies” in Bad Honnef, Germany. Within this course a session on “TVET for the Green Economy” was held by

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Online course on "Greening TVET Institutions“ completed

At the end of September 2014 the online course on “Greening TVET Institutions“ was handed over to the responsible persons of GIZ’s Academy of International Cooperation – Human Capacity Development (HCD) for Vocational Education and Training. The course has been developed

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Study tour on Germany’s Energy Transition

Years ago Senegal has decided to change its energy system and to take Germany’s energy transition as a role model. In order to get updated about the reform of Germany’s energy policy as well as renewable energy technologies and opportunities to promote energy efficiency a group of ten executives

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Constitution of GIZ's expert group on HCD for TVET

On 23 July 2014 GIZ's currectly constituted expert group on HCD for TVET hold its first meeting in Mannheim. 20 selcted technical partners and experts of the GIZ organizational unit "Human Capacity Development (HCD) for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET)" are member

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Nigerian TVET expert delegation in Germany

"Main Elements of the German TVET System" - this was the topic of a study tour a 13 members delegation from the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Nigeria conducted from 2 to 8 June 2014. In the study tour, organised by Mr Günther Koegst (SOKRATES, Mannheim) and partly co-facilitated by

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Study tour on "Profitable Environmental Management"

At the invitation of GIZ a group of 7 representatives of different organisations involved in regional development in the Eastern Cape (South Africa) visited Hannover (Germany) in order to get informed about instruments of green regional development. The study tour was prepared and facilitated

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