Project "BBS Futur“ successfully completed

In October 2012, the DBU sponsored project "Systematic integration of sustainability into teaching and school organization at vocational schools" (short: BBS futur) finished successfully after 18-months maturity (project leader: Prof. Andreas Fischer, University of Lüneburg, process support

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Study tours on green subjects for international delegations

From September to early November 2012, the Institute for Sustainable TVET & Management Services GmbH on behalf of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH prepared and conducted several study tours on green subjects: "Germany's Renewable Energy and Green Economy

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Study tour "Renewable Energies for Senegal"

Which role do renewable energies play in Germany‘s energy policy? Which relevance do they have as an economic factor and how can they be promoted systematically? These questions were in the focus of a study tour ten managers of the Ministry of Energy of Senegal and the national energy provider

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GIZ training course on "Green Economy / Green Growth"

From 2 to 6 July 2012, the German Society of International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH in Berlin gave a training course on "Sustainable economic development in the context of Green Economy / Green Growth". On behalf of the Department of Business and Employment for methodology of GIZ,

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"Green TVET in green vocational colleges in Lower Saxony"

With more than 140 guests joining the DBU conference on sustainability in vocational colleges on 4th July 2012 in Osnabruck, it can be considered a very good response. Sustainability as a quality feature in vocational colleges were discussed in five working groups. Substantive impetus came

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Perspectives of a sustainability-oriented TVET

The German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) encourages a variety of projects and events in the field of TVET for sustainable development. Some of them were presented at the education fair "Didacta" at the booth of DBU on 15 February 2012. Moderated by Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit,

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GIZ Theme Day 2011 "Green Skills for Green Jobs"

At the invitation of the Competence Centre Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Labour Market and the sector project Technical and Vocational Education and Training of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH, about 150 representatives of federal departments,

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"Impact of TVET for green skills development"

Twelve representatives from Department of Higher Education & Training, FET Colleges and other South African public and private organisations attended in a study tour in Germany from 7 to 15 December 2011. Topic was how green skills are integrated and promoted in the German TVET system.

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"Skills development and climate change" in Durban

On behalf of GIZ Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mertineit prepared a panel discussion "skills development and climate change" to be hold during the United Nation's conference on climate protection in Durban, South Africa. The panel discussion was successfully executed on 30 November 2011 on the

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