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1 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Vocational Education Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Baden- Wuerttemberg

2 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Topic 1: General background information on Germany and Baden-Wuerttemberg

3 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 3 State of Baden-Wuerttemberg Population: Size: km² No natural resources

4 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 4 Economy in BW Employees: 3.7 Mio. Unemployment rate: BW 3,9% ( D: 7,5%) more than 125,000 crafts enterprises more than 8,400 industrial enterprises About 40% of all enterprises participate in the training in the Dual System

5 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 5 Main industries in BW BW holds a percentage of 4.3 % of the world‘s total engineering market, as compared to nations like Great Britain (3.1 %) or France (4.0 %) 22% 28% 20% 12% 7% 6% 5%

6 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Topic 2: The Dual System in Baden-Wuerttemberg Topic 2: The Dual System in Baden-Wuerttemberg

7 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 7 Basic Idea of German Law According to our “constitution”, the Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany (Grundgesetz, Art. 70): All educational issues are decided by the individual Federal States autonomously (Länderhoheit)

8 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 8 Federal States (Länder) - in charge of - It is up to the individual state to implement an educational system within the general framework of the Federal Republic of Germany General framework is agreed upon by the education ministers in the Standing Conference of Ministers of Education

9 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 9 Coordination between Federal Republic and Federal States Standing Conference of Ministers of Education BW Hamburg Saxony Bavaria Federal Minister of Education

10 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 10 “No graduation without continuation“ The opportunities of achieving higher levels of education offered by vocational schools are basic aims to increase upward mobility within the educational system. Central Quality Characteristic

11 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 11

12 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport 2.3 Vocational Education in Baden-Wuerttemberg New developments in the Dual System 2.3 Vocational Education in Baden-Wuerttemberg New developments in the Dual System

13 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 13 Vocational and general education School year 2006/07 VocationalGeneral Schools Students Teachers

14 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 14 Types of Vocational Schools about 182,000 students (07/08) about 131,000 students (07/08) about students (07/08) Technical schools Economic schools Social-pedagogic, agricultural, bio- technological and hotel and catering schools

15 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 15 Berufsschule: the Dual System training for skilled professionals Basic Idea: To train young people in vocational college and in company Basic Idea: To train young people in vocational college and in company Two educational centres!

16 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 16 The two Educational Centres Dual System 70% in-company training 30% at vocational school State Law of Baden- Wuerttemberg: Framework Curriculum (Rahmenlehrplan) 1.5 days per week theory Law of the Federal Republic of Germany: Training Regulations (Ausbildungsordnung) 3.5 days per week work experience

17 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 17 Facts about the Dual System: About 60% of all young people attend the Dual System Training in Dual System is open to all school leavers after general education The Dual System is free of charge for the students It provides basic and specialised professional training and broadens general education 344 state approved professions (training period between 2 and 3.5 years; average: 3 years)

18 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 18 Topic 3: Full-time vocational schools and colleges

19 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 19 Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education at Upper Secondary Vocational Schools (2 or 3 years) Advanced Certificate of Vocational Education at e.g. Advanced Vocational Schools and Senior Vocational Schools of Further Education In Baden-Wuerttemberg, 50 percent of all Advanced Certificates of Education are aquired at vocational schools Vocational schools leading to Advanced Certificate of Education

20 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 20 Upper Secondary Vocational School Entry requirement: GCSE Duration: 3 years Courses in general and vocational subjects Certificate: Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education

21 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 21 General Certificate of General Education 6 profiles of Upper Secondary Vocational Schools Technical Agriculture 5 Locations 67 Locations ca. 600 students ca. 4,700 students Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Nutrition and Home Economics 34 Locations ca. 13,800 students ca. 2,900 students Biotechnology 25 Locations Economical 74 (+5) Locations ca. 22,500 (+600) students ca. 400 students Social pedagogics 2 Locations

22 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie % of all Advanced Certificates of Secondary Education are aquired at Upper Secondary Vocational Schools Percentage of graduates

23 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Topic 4: International Cooperation of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Vocational Education and Training Topic 4: International Cooperation of Baden-Wuerttemberg in Vocational Education and Training

24 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 24 LEONARDO Mobility: Participation of BW Vocational Schools Year Participants Up to 2006: Focus on federal programs Only 1 % of apprentices have gained work experience abroad Aim: to reach a participation of 3 % until 2015 by increasing participation in LEONARDO programs

25 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 25 International Cooperation outside Europe Presently 14 projects in developing countries in VET (in Africa, South America and Asia) –Mainly based on college partnerships –Exchange of teaching aids –Cooperation in curricula development Since 2002 the State Academy for In-Service- Training and Human Resources Development is offering in-service-training seminars on demand –e.g. special courses on new teaching methods

26 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 26 International Cooperation with China The State of Baden-Wuerttemberg has had a long lasting cooperation with two vocational schools - Beijing and Anshan Presently we are extending our cooperation with the Education Commission of Beijing in the field of VET Memorandum of Understanding was signed on July 21 st 2006 between Beijing Education Commission and State of Baden- Wuerttemberg

27 Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Folie 27 Thank you for your attention!


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