TVET in Vietnam’s Green Growth Action Plan

How can TVET become an integrated part of Vietnam’s Green Growth Action Plan? This question was in the focus of a fact finding mission Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit conducted on behalf of GIZ TVET office, Hanoi, in September 2013. In this regard Dr. Mertineit participated in several consultation meetings

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New publication on "TVET for a Green Economy“

The topics environmental protection and efficient use of energy and resources play an important role in German international cooperation programmes. Both the GIZ as a whole and the GIZ sector vocational education and training  in particular are challenged to consider these topics

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Presentation at the World Skills Conference in Leipzig

The "World Skills Conference" which took place in Leipzig on 1 July this year was opened by an international conference on "Green Industrial Skills for Sustainable Development. Risks and Challenges for Least Developed Countries”. The conference was organized by the United Nations Industrial

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South African FET College managers trained in Germany

TVET institutions, especially FET Colleges, are of vital importance to prepare the workforce to be able to meet the skills requirements of a greening economy. Sustainable development as well as environmental protection and energy and resource efficiency become core topics to be

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BBS futur 2.0

Sustainable development in vocational colleges

Improving the potential of vocational schools for sustainable education and school management by means of the development and implimentation of a national vocational school network - this is the main purpose of the project "sustainable development in vocational colleges" which started at the end

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Green Skills Development Strategy in South Africa

South Africa has identified a potential of 300,000 jobs in the environmental sector (green economy) in its "Green Growth Strategy". To exploit this potential, well-trained professionals are needed. So far, however, the national skills development system is not able to accomplish this. On

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Initiation of recommendations for sustainability in TVET in Vietnam

Which starting points provide the integration of sustainability aspects into the program for TVET reforms in Vietnam? This question was the focus of a mission which led Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit to Vietnam the first time this year on behalf of the GIZ GmbH, Hanoi office. By mid-2012 a first concept paper had

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"Skills for Green Jobs" in South Africa

The increased use of renewable energy is moving more and more into the focus of interest in South Africa. South Africa hereby focuses primarily on wind and solar energy systems. It is not sufficient to introduce new technologies alone. Skilled workers who install, maintain and repair such facilities

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Videos produced on green subjects

In the last quarter of 2012, the Institute for Sustainable TVET & Management Services GmbH in cooperation with TRAPEZ-TV-Filmproduktion, Hannover, created two videos. On behalf of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH, a three-week introductory course

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