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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Dr. Peter Littig talks to Dr. Barbara Burger, researcher and consultant at the GAB in Munich, about the ELSa project that focuses on self-organised learning. An important question is how the role of teachers will change in the near future. Link:Projekt ELSa English subtitles are available by clicking on the CC symbol in the player […]

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A new subject at school to prepare for the digitized world of work? Peter Littig explains why this approach falls short and what educational institutions have to do to prepare for the challenges of the job market 4.0 English subtitles are available by clicking on the CC symbol in the player (next to the volume […]

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I have to admit that I was a bit hesitant at first when I was asked if I was interested in becoming a part of the advisory panel of the ELSa project about two years ago This was due to the longer version of the project’s title “Adult learning in self-learning architectures”. I was hesitant […]

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