This year’s DEKRA labour market report focuses, among other things, on the job market for software developers. They stand almost symbolically for the rapid growth of the digitisation in ever more fields of work. In order to showcase the results of our examination of the labour market for software developers to the public and in […]

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Immediate dialogue with policy makers on the state of continuous vocational training in the age of digital transformation Why is there a need for courageous concepts of learning in the age of digital transformation, in order to ensure peoples’ employability in the future? It was this question that I was able to pursue as part […]

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In June – as punctual as in previous years – the new DEKRA labour market report was released, again showcasing some surprising results. In the past months, the global economic development has slowed down a bit. For many businesses, the great optimism of the previous years has vanished. In addition, the latest projections of economists […]

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Vocational training and education has to keep up with the changed requirements the “world of work 4.0” imposes on its professionals. Professor Friedrich Hubert Esser, President of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, talks to Dr. Peter Littig about the changes that are already happening and the ones we can expect within the […]

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On the 23th of May 2019 and after three years of project duration the responsible ‘blink‘ team has now drawn their conclusion at the closing conference. The abbreviation ‘blink‘ stands in for ‘berufsbezogen lernen inklusiv‘ – German for ‘inclusive occupational learning‘. DEKRA Media, the mmb Institute and the IMBSE GmbH have conceptualised and executed the […]

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Dynamic, interactive and innovative learning is one objective of the future learning centre of St Gallen University. Professor Andrea Back in conversation with Dr. Peter Littig explains how new approaches shape the architecture of this „HSG Learning Center“ and how agile project management is commonly misunderstood Professor Back teaches business economics with a special focus […]

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Dr. Peter Littig talks to Mike Metzger, Head of Development and Learning at dm-drogeriemarkt, about the dm’s dialogical company culture and its consequences for corporate learning. The discussion also covers the company’s anthropology and the question why dm’s apprentices are called “learnlings”. Link: dm-drogeriemarkt Mike Metzger has been working for dm since 2004. He has […]

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Dr. Peter Littig talks to Gerrit Mauch about how MaibornWolff focuses on the individual when it comes to learning and development in the digital age. The IT company has been awarded the Great Place to Work Award for its innovative approach to learning. Gerrit Mauch heads MaibornWolff Campus, which strives to change corporate learning. The […]

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The DEKRA representation in Brussels invited to a highly interesting discussion with renowned political and economic representatives, titled “Digitization, skills, and the labor market – growing potentials, new requirements”, on Nov. 22, 2018. After a short introduction by DEKRA’s Executive Vice President Training, Dietmar Metzger, and hosted by Oliver Deiters, Head of Global External Affairs […]

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Dr. Peter Littig talks to Dr. Claas Triebel, competence development expert and coach, about the tool Skimio. Link: Skimio Dr. Claas Triebel worked as a professor for economic psychology for several years. He is CEO of Skimio GmbH which he founded in 2018. English subtitles are available by clicking on the CC symbol in the […]

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