TVET for a green economy

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Author: Mertineit, Klaus-Dieter


The publication explores the role and function, as well as approaches to and concepts of technical vocational education and training (TVET) with respect to sustainable development and the transition to a low-carbon and low-emission economy. The issue is further analysed in the context of Germany, which has a longstanding tradition as far as environmental policies are concerned. Germany relies on rich experiences in integrating environmental requirements into TVET, a process which started at the end of the 1980s. In order to make these experiences useful for development cooperation, this...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Sustainability; Labour market; Economics; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Technical education and training; Further education; Further training; Skill development; Environment; Economic development; Continuing vocational education and training

Geographic subjects: Europe; Germany

Published: Bonn, Germany: GIZ, 2013

Physical description: 131 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 115.416

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