GCI in South Africa has been a success

The conference on "Greening TVET Colleges: Results and Perspectives", held on 13 May 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa, was the final event of the Greening TVET Colleges Initiative (GCI) which GIZ started in the beginning of last year and which was technically supported by the Institute for

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Workshop on "Greening TVET in Viet Nam"

In a one day workshop 40 representatives of TVET institutions and the GIZ programme "TVET reform Viet Nam" Nam" discussed on 15 April 2014 in Hanoi about how green issues can be integrated in the TVET sector in Viet Nam. In the workshop which was prepared and facilitated by

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Key note speech on SustainVET final conference in Wuppertal

40 representatives of 5 european countries met on 4 April 2014 in Wuppertal for attending the final conference of the Leonardo da Vinci-project “Sustainable Quality in Vocational Education and Training” (SustainVET). Emphasis of the conference on was the question how sustainability can be

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South African TVET experts in Germany

In order to support GIZ’s Greening Colleges Initiative (GCI) in South Africa seven representatives of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) came to Germany from 23 to 29 November 2013 to attend the study tour “Fostering Greening FET Colleges in Practice”. On behalf of

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Training on "Greening  Colleges" in Johannesburg

Within a one-week course, hold in Smit Street campus of Central Johannesburg College (CJC) from 11 to 15 November 2013, representatives of five FET colleges were trained by Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit to become project managers for greening their colleges. They received an overview about

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Conference on Greening Colleges shows good results

Currently 12 FET Colleges are participating in the Greening Colleges Initiative (GCI) Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit is introducing and implementing in South Africa on behalf of GIZ Mannheim, Human Capacity Development for Vocational Education and Training. On 8 November 2013 representatives of

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ILT "TVET, Climate Change & Green Jobs"

From January to November 2013 a group of TVET professionals from Indonesia, Laos and Vietnam attended the International Leadership Training (ILT) "Climate Change in TVET & Green Jobs“. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit contributed to the ILT in terms of lecturing three one-week modules on

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"Green Skills Development Strategy" handed over

In 2012 the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training requested the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) to develop a Green Skills Development Strategy for the energy and water sectors. On 7 November 2013 the revised draft of the strategy was handed

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"Centre of Excellence for Green TVET" in Vietnam

During the Vietnamese-German Government Negotiations in 2013 both parties agreed in broadening the cooperation in the priority sector “Vocational Training” with a new component “Centre of Excellence for Green TVET" to put greater emphasis on professions that are related to environmental

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