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Book publication of "Intercultural Competences for Intercultural Education and Training"

Nowadays transnational migration flows is an inevitable consequence of the increased mobility of individuals. It implies to cope with differences and with cultural discontinuity also in the education and training sector at all levels.

The Swiss National Science Foundation supports new SFIVET project

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supports new SFIVET project on apprenticeship trainers

Promoting the attractiveness of vocational education and training: the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET) at the BIBB Congress 2014

Prof. Dr. Carmen Baumeler gave a keynote speech on securing the attractiveness of the Swiss vocational education and training system in the special forum "Internationalisation of Vocational Education and Training".

International VPET Congress in Winterthur from 15 to 18 September 2014

In 2014, the Confederation will launch the first international congress devoted exclusively to vocational and professional education and training (VPET). This event is intended to build an image, foster bilateral exchanges between businessmen and policymakers and present best practices in host companies and vocational schools. SFIVET is one of the partners? of this congress alongside the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), professional organisations and the Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (ZHAW).

EU project "PraeLAB" has been selected as Best Practice Model

The EU project "PraeLAB", which SFIVET was actively involved in, has been selected as one of twelve Best Practice Models for prevention and intervention in response to the dropout phenomenon

Fit for the Labour Market – SFIVET in South Korea

The Swiss Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET) recently took part in a seminar in Korea focused on achieving better alignment of the training content of Korean VET programmes with the actual needs of the labour market.

Study Visit "Validation of prior learning"

SFIVET Lausanne takes part in a study visit on the validation of prior learning organised by the ch Foundation

Publications and reports 2013

Various report documents online

Vocational and academic pathways on an equal level

Dalia Schipper speaks at Jeddah Economic Forum (JEF)

Every year since 1999, the power brokers of the Middle East have attended the Jeddah Economic Forum (JEF), which serves as a think tank focussing on regional and international economic and social issues. Guest speakers have included the likes of Bill Clinton and Gerhard Schröder. For this year's theme, "Growth through Youth", the organisers of this event invited SFIVET Director Dr. Dalia Schipper to present Switzerland's comprehensive system of vocational and professional education and training.

Latest news on Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020

SFIVET continues its international activities within Europe despite suspension of negotiations