A disruptive cut is needed to trigger the necessary transformation to get vocational education ready for the here and now. This is the hypothesis of consultant Andreas Schneider of White Table Solution in the fourth part of his interview with Learning Insights. Learn more about White Table Solution : http://www.white-table-solution.de/ In discussion with Andreas […]

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Establishing new didactic models in vocational education requires a changed self-conception on the side of training staff. The way this fits in with the concept of learning process companions and why the analogue world will always remain an integral part of learning are questions that will be discussed by consultant Andreas Schneider of White Table […]

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In order to prepare apprentices for the world of work 4.0, companies have to implement an agile pedagogical approach, says business coach Andreas Schneider of White Table Solution. The way in which Design Thinking can help training staff and trainees to let go of traditional forms of learning and thinking will be discussed in the […]

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Organisations that want to be well positioned for the world of work 4.0 should first and foremost avoid overlooking vocational education. In an interview with Learning Insights, consultant Andreas Schneider of White Table Solutions explains what exactly has to change about how training staff understand their own role. Learn more about White Table Solution (German […]

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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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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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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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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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