From 27.09.2019 to 29.09.2019 a method training for action-oriented teaching methods for vocational education took place in the Suzhou Institute of Construction & Communications. The teachers of the Vocational Institute were introduced to the different micro and macro methods and experienced them during the seminar.
Author: Christoph Lorenz
Retooling Program: Energy Resilience
From 21.07.2019 to 14.09.2019, Indonesian specialists and executives from vocational education and training will spend 8 weeks training in Germany. The program on behalf of the Indonesian MINISTRY OF RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND HIGHER EDUCATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA (MOHRTE) is intended to make an important contribution to improving the qualifications of the participants in terms of subject matter and pedagogy.
The focus of the training was the
Exploration at Agro Bördegrün (agricultural company) near Magdeburg with visit to the biogas plant.
Special study trip of a group from Tianjin
In the period from 29.06.2019 to 11.07.2019 WMU GmbH organized a professional study trip with participants from the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts and Tianjin University. The main topic was a detailed dialogue with the Baushaus Dessau. Well-known participants were Professors Lu Rui and Zhao Nailong. The importance of the study tour was underlined by the presence of Mr. Nietsche, mayor of Magdeburg.
At the same time, a three-day exhibition on “Chinese architecture in dialogue with the Bauhaus” took place in Magdeburg.
Seminar on the use of action-oriented methods in vocational education in China
In August 2018, two seminars were held in Qinhuangdao and Handan in cooperation with Hebei De Bund Culture Communication Co. Ltd. The focus of the training was the development of a concrete lesson plan for the next school year using action-oriented methods. Through the active and participative design of the seminar, the participants of the training were able to experience the advantages of using modern methods themselves.
Visit by high ranking experts from Bangladesh
A group of health and education experts were present in Magdeburg and other European cities under the direction and organization of WMU.
An intensive exchange of experience with experts from the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg and other interesting educational institutions from the health care sector was carried out.
In the period from 13.12.2017 to 24.12.2107 the ten experts collected many impressions and information on current topics.
Principals from vocational schools visited Germany
In the period from 12.11.2017 to 25.11.2017, a group of school principals from vocational schools in Jiangsu Province visited Germany.
The school leaders informed themselves about the German dual education system and visited the important players in the vocational training system in various federal states. The technical dates were realized in Munich, Berlin, Magdeburg, Hannover and other places.
Building a German-Kazakh Vocational Education Center
Transfer of dual training programs in logistics, mechatronics and sustainable energy supply to Kazakhstan (GeKaVoC)
The special focus of the project is capacity building in vocational education and training, strengthening cooperation between business and state-owned enterprises. The partners in vocational education and training and the university sector united in a network partnership unite the overarching goal of gaining access to Kazakhstan’s growing education market.
This includes, above all, the establishment of a German-Kazakh Vocational Education Center (GeKaVoC). GeKaVoC is a platform for offer development, marketing and execution.
Mehr Informationen unter www.gekavoc.de.
Project FiVe – Advanced Technical College in Vietnam
The project FiVe, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research, was launched on 01.01.2015. Key point is the step by step creation of an advanced technical school training course in the field of Electrical Engineering based on German qualifications. The joint project is realized with the project partners ERFURT Bildungszentrum Unternehmensverbund (business association) and Leipzig University (SEPT International Program).
Cooperation agreement between WMU GmbH and the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
On 30/01/2015 a cooperation agreement between the Institute of Vocational and Industrial Education of the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg and WMU GmbH in the field of chinees-german vocational training courses was signed.
Opening representative office of Magdeburg and WMU GmbH in Harbin
On 07/01/2014 the opening ceremony of the representative office of Magdeburg and WMU GmbH takes place in the newly constructed office building “Harbin International Business Platform” in the business and science center on the north bank of the Songhua River in the presence of Magdeburg Deputy Mayor Mr. Nitsche and Deputy Mayor Mr. JIAO Yuanchao of Harbin.
As a partner of the state capital Magdeburg the WMU GmbH representatitive will perform:
- Maintaining contact between the municipalities of Magdeburg and Harbin to support projects and activities
- Presentation and marketing of Magdeburg in the Harbin region
- Acquisition and preparation of opportunities for cooperation between educational institutions and universities in both cities
- Preparation and monitoring of delegation visits and meetings
- Processing of inquiries of entrepreneurs from the regions of Magdeburg and Harbin and acquisition of translation and interpretation services