On 4 September 2014, BiznesAlbania signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dekra Akademie GmbH and with National Agency of VERT and Qualification to plan a future cooperation in the field of education, training and employment together with the companies focused on tourism sector.
The aim of MoU is the implementation of the German dual system so that Albanian youth to be inclined towards a vocational education and that education to be combined through practice and theory, training of trainers and supplying with certifications those who attend these programs.
A detailed project in 5 work packages with relevant working groups was introduced during the presentation: products, education (training and curricula), PR / Marketing (contracts between the students and companies during their education), Legal Framework (Certification) and Organization / Management etc.
The program enables the involvement of the member associations and companies of BiznesAlbania such as Bread Producers Association and Albanian Association of Tourism that will be important stakeholders in the implementation of this program according to German dual system.
The memorandum was signed for BiznesAlbania by the Director of External Relations and projects Mr. Koli Sinjari, for Dekra Akademie GmbH Mr. Dietmar Metzger and Mrs. Sonila Limaj Director at the National Agency of VET and Qualification.
The Minister of Social Welfare and Youth Mr. Erjon Veliaj welcomed the signing of Memorandum and emphasized that Dekra Academy as one of most prestigious German institutions in the field of VET , so Albanian Government and the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth is giving extraordinary importance to development revitalization of vocational and educational training. He noted that this year has a record registration of the students in vocational schools.
News source: BiznesAlbania
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