The German vocational training system offers persuasive points of departure for modernising VET systems in partner countries. Given that a country's education structures cannot be 'imported' or 'exported' readily or as a whole, solutions must be developed that have been adapted to the needs of the partner country.

German vocational training has an excellent reputation abroad and not without reason. The quality of the skilled labour performed in Germany provides the basis for the high level of competitiveness seen in goods and services from Germany. The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training offers a wide range of information and advisory services on how vocational training is carried out in Germany. This report offers an overview.

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