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Action Council on Education with Nele McElvany publishes expert report on “Education and Professional Sovereignty”

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Cover des Gutachtens "Bildung und berufliche Souveränität" und Foto von Nele McElvany © IFS​/​TU Dortmund & Waxmann

The Action Council on Education today presented its report on the topic of “Education and Vocational Sovereignty”, in which it addresses the question of what personal and structural prerequisites are tied to successful vocational orientation, which is a lifelong process. Nele McElvany, a member of the Action Council on Education, focused in particular on the primary level and identified a comprehensive need for action in this regard. The press release (German) on this is attached. She presented the results on education and vocational sovereignty in primary education, but also in early education and secondary education, on May 3 at the congress of the vbw - Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e. V. (Bavarian Business Association) and showed representatives from politics, science, educational practice and business how vocational orientation can be promoted and further developed at an early stage.

The Aktionsrat Bildung (Action Council Education) is an expert committee of renowned educational scientists that was formed in 2005 on the initiative of the vbw - Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e. V. (Bavarian Business Association). The report (German) has been available for download since May 3, 2023.