What does digitization mean for occupational learning?

In this video from Germany’s Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Peter Littig explains the challenges digitization poses for occupational learning. Changing job profiles and requirements make it increasingly difficult to create curricula that succeed in preparing apprentices for the work life. Could new ways of learning – such as e-learning and cooperative learning – help?

English subtitles are available by clicking on the CC symbol in the player (next to the volume control).

The video shows parts from the video “EPALE und E-Learning”, funded by the European Commission and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).


Peter Littig
About The Author
- Dr. Peter Littig, born 1948, is a mathematician, physicist and educational scientist. He used to teach at public and private schools and has been working in adult education since 1984. He was trainer, consultant and head of department at Control Data Institut. From 1995 on, he was head of education at DEKRA Akademie GmbH. He is now retired, but still serves as advisor on educational policy to the board of directors.He has published numerous papers and books on further education, human resource development and digitization in learning and training.


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