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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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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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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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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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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Our digital lifestyle is changing the way in which we inform ourselves, in which we read and learn. While in the past, we thought in terms of courses, learning processes had to be “organized” and we bought an entire book to gain knowledge about a topic, we are today looking for small learning nuggets that […]

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As is tradition in the fourth quarter of the year when companies close the yearly accounts, the mmb institute has surveyed the German e-learning industry once again in 2018 and gathered extensive information on the sector. This makes the mmb study the only market survey focusing on this dynamic sector positioned in between the education […]

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MILLA has been causing a stir in educational policy. The German abbreviation stands for modular interactive lifelong learning for all and describes the concept of a state-funded online learning platform. It has been developed by the Christian Democratic Union under the direction of Thomas Heilmann, internet entrepreneur and member of the German parliament. It […]

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