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Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 1994

The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) is recognised as a centre of excellence for vocational research and for the progressive development of vocational education and training (VET) in Germany. BIBB works to identify future challenges in VET, stimulate innovation in national and international vocational systems, and develop new, practiceoriented solutions for both initial and continuing vocational education and training.

Technological, economic and social change presents companies with the constant challenge of maintaining a highly qualified skilled workforce. In Germany, the structural foundation for these qualifications is the dual system of initial vocational training and company-based continuing vocational training. At the same time, a dual system programme of initial vocational training lays the foundation for lifelong learning. Both initial and continuing vocational education and training are investments in the future.

Being directly accountable to the Federal Government, BIBB is funded directly from the federal government budget and is subject to the legal supervision of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Since 1999 its headquarters have been in Bonn.


Mission

BIBB was founded in 1970 on the basis of the Vocational Training Act (Berufsbildungsgesetz, BBiG) as a federal government institution for policy, research and practice in the field of vocational education and training.


Objectives

For 50 years now, BIBB has continued to fulfil this role. Its current basis in law is the Vocational Training Act of January 1, 2020 which sets out the Institute´s tasks. In its research and development work and its advisory activities, BIBB helps to provide individuals with qualifications of lasting value for their economic security and employability, and to ensure the international competitiveness of German business and industry.


Regular tasks

  • VET Research and Monitoring
  • Structure and Regulation of VET
  • VET International
  • Vocational Training - Initiatives

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
 
Primary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Researchers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
 
Primary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Migration
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
   Interested to learn
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
 
Highly interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa
 
 
Highly interested
  
With the Arab States
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB)
Robert-Schuman Platz 3
53175 Bonn
Germany

http://www.bibb.de

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Hubert Esser
President



UNEVOC Coordinator
Michael Schwarz
Research Associate

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