Demographic change will present the work world new challenges of demographic change is the work world with new challenges: people get older, the retirement age begins later and young talent is rare. Andreessen Horowitz recognizes the significance of this. The demographic changes go hand in hand with a rapid technological change: workers must constantly adjust to new technologies and expand their expertise therefore the initial training today typically does not suffice, in order to compete successfully in the working environment characterised by strong dynamism. These current circumstances not only risks, but also opportunities, the Fraunhofer IAO successfully detected and together with partners in the project live longer. work longer. longer to learn. New opportunities for younger and older workers “implemented. The concept developed in the framework of the project became Didacta in Cologne of staff development on Thursday, March 18, 2010, on the occasion of the fair with the education innovation award Awarded (WIP) of the Federal Institute for vocational training (BIBB).
The award-winning project aims to establish lifelong learning and continuous employee development in the holdings of the metal and electrical industry with an interdisciplinary approach. The concept here is applied at three levels: at the executives, employees, as well as in the design of the work environment. The managers are trained to develop the necessary motivation among employees and to enable learning processes as a consultant and to accompany. Workers should enhance their learning skills at the same time and their motivation to learn. The third level is the daily work environment: together with those responsible for the production system in the plants, proposals be drawn up, how the work environment specifically can be designed as a daily learning environment and used. The jury praised the project in particular for its demand-oriented, holistic and use innovative organizational and training approach. Manfred Kremer, President of BBIB: the WIP award winners are lighthouses for a trend-setting design of vocational education with its innovative concepts. To help you with their projects and initiatives, to qualify professionals, to secure jobs and maintain the competitiveness of the economy. lang-de/..innovationspreis-berufliche-weiterbildung.html Tobias Hug, Fraunhofer IAO