Issue 18: Self-reliant learning by implementing work-based and work-related learning approaches

Annika Behrens, Badaruddin Bin Ibrahim, Sureewan Rajchasom, Georg Spöttl

Annika Behrens

TU Dortmund University

Badaruddin Bin Ibrahim
University Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia
Sureewan Rajchasom

Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna, Thailand

Georg Spöttl
University of Bremen, Germany

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About TVET@Asia

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Its main purpose is to provide access to peer reviewed papers and thus to enhance the dissemination of relevant content and the initiation of open discussions within the TVET community.

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BIBB International Roadshow “Digital Media in TVET”

We are pleased to invite you to the BIBB International Roadshow “Digital Media in TVET” that will take place on 8 December 2021 in the context of theBILT Learning Forum, which is organizedby UNESCO-UNEVOC and BIBB.

The focus of this year’s event will be on the goal-oriented use of digital technologies to ensure a benefit for teaching and learning in TVET. You will have the chance to participate in live presentations and discussions of international practice examples from Hong Kong, Switzerland and South Africa that offer valuable insights on the benefits and challenges of developing and implementing digital media tools for TVET.

Please see the full programme on the event webpage. The conference language is English, with simultaneous French interpretation provided.

To participate in the virtual event, PLEASE REGISTER HERE. The registration is valid for all three days of the BILT Learning Forum.

Furthermore, BIBB developed the Online Toolbox “AR-/VR-enhanced learning in TVET” as an additional offer in the context of the BIBB International Roadshow to highlight possible learning scenarios for using Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) in TVET. For this purpose, BIBB has worked with experts and partners from around the world to produce practical guidelines and identify international project examples. The respective publications will be made accessible in the coming days and we will continue to expand the toolbox on a continuous basis. 

Please feel free to share the invitation to the BIBB International Roadshow and the BILT Learning Forum with your staff and your network.

With best regards,

Michael Wiechert

Head of Division

„International Advisory Services / Cooperation with Partner Institutions“

Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)

Eva Hanau

Project manager BIBB International Roadshow

„International Advisory Services / Cooperation with Partner Institutions“

Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)

TVET teacher training and peer learning program: Curriculum and pedagogy development for including Generic Green Skills in TVET

The following training provided by the team from the Education University of Hong Kong is available for interested institutions:


1        Main objective of the program

Enhance educators’ capacity to include generic green skills into their pedagogical practice.

2        Learning outcomes

−      Increased understanding of the rationale and practices of greening TVET.

−      Ability to use effectively Generic green skills resources.

−      Ability to develop contextualized resources and apply them in pedagogical practices for greening curriculum (pedagogical innovation).

−      A set of resources developed for inclusion of generic green skills into current curriculum that are relevant for the local context.

3        Training activities that facilitate collaborative learning and peer support include:

−      Knowledge transfer seminars

−      Different types of small group work activities (e.g. brainstorm, mind mapping)

−      Simulated classroom practice

The length can vary between 3 and 5 days. Teaching and Learning Resources developed by the team will be used during workshop.

If you are interested, contact Dr. Margarita Pavlova at


TVET@Asia The Online Journal for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Asia got online today!

The first issue with the title “Collaboration in TVET”, edited by Joachim Dittrich, Agus Setiawan, Wang Jiping, and Jailani Md Yunos includes 9 articles from 13 authors, coming from 5 countries.

In addition, you can find the welcome-letter from the Board of Editors on the starting page

We wish you an interesting reading and would appreciate any kind of feedback to

Thank you in advance!

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