You may already know that our company DEKRA Media is located on Dahlener Straße 570 in Mönchengladbach. In the past, a big spinning mill stood at exactly this place – one of many textile factories throughout the municipal area. During the decades after the Second World War, gradual decline followed and over 90 percent of […]

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It is undisputed that forgetting is a normal mechanism of the brain. In the face of an ever-increasing flood of information, it is also an important aid. In the new learning insights format „standpoint“, Wolfgang Reichelt reports on how to ensure that as much of the newly learned information as possible is retained by learners […]

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In September of last year, the first “Lernstatt” conference „HAUSBAU” took place as part of the project vierpunkteins, for which we have now produced a short documentary film. Goal of the project vierpunkteins is to build a transfer network that advances the digitisation in the field of construction. This is because an enormous backlog demand […]

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Students who want to improve their professional prospects and gather new experiences can spend a term abroad. Apprentices, however, will only ever switch back and forth between vocational school and company. I can remember vividly that until the nineties this arrangement has been entirely normal. Emphasis being put on “has been”. Did you know that […]

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Blisteringly fast texting and impeccable selfie taking – almost all adolescents today have mastered certain smartphone skills. But having to create a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint or having to build staff planning schedules in Microsoft Excel makes many apprentices sweat. How can this be changed? This is the topic of our latest short documentary “Communication […]

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You want to introduce e-learning into your organisation? Before you start, you should answer seven questions to make your e-learning project a success. In this video, Wolfgang Reichelt shares what those questions are and why they are important. English subtitles are available by clicking on the CC symbol in the player (next to the volume […]

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Many companies and organizations already use explainer videos for training and development. But another media format with great potential is still lesser known: so-called webcasts that follow documentaries and reportages known from television that can offer entertaining insights into different subject areas. We are currently developing a series of webcasts for the Federal Institute for […]

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It is a great pleasure to me to announce that I will give a speech at the upcoming BiBB congress . In my half-hour talk I will share my thoughts and ideas on the „Development of occupational teaching and learning with digital media“. This year’s BiBB congress is dedicated among others to […]

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Drawn, animated or a real video? Wolfgang Reichelt gives an overview on the different kinds of explainer films with their advantages and characteristics. More information on www.dekra-erklärvideo.de/en English subtitles are available by clicking on the CC symbol in the player .

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No time, no money, not interested: around 15 per cent of German companies do not offer training and development measures to their employees. So-called webcasts, which are essentially video reportages made available to the employees on the internet or the intranet, are among the media formats that have the potential to change this situation. We […]

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