Press reports about VET4Africa
02. JUNE 2021 | Source: Allgäuer Zeitung Kempten
For a world with a future -
Collecting IT material for training in Africa
Wildpoldsried: Vocational education for Africa – that's the idea behind the "VET4Africa" project, Vocational Education and Training 4 (for) Africa. Founded in 2018 under the patronage of German Development Minister Dr. Gerd Müller. The supporters, including many vocational school teachers, organize training courses for african teachers.
17.MAY 2021 | Source: Homepage BBW international
Direct support for energy training in Africa
Since travelling to Africa is not possible at the moment, African master trainers have to organize and con-duct the trainings on site themselves. The extensive basics that were taught to them in Wildpoldsried be-fore Corona could be refreshed and deepened in online courses. In addition, the supporters of the VET4Africa project also provided assistance via the internet during the training courses in Africa....
15. JANUARY 2021 | Source: Wildpoldsrieder Duranand
training and support despite Corona
With a lot of energy and commitment, the team of the project VET4Africa (vocational education and training for Africa) managed to offer a course for teachers from all over Africa at the end of the year. On the 3rd Advent weekend, December 12 and 13, the German trainers offered......
02. JANUARY 2021 | Source: Kreisbote Kempten und Umgebung
A world with a future through vocational training
Online education and training for Africa: further education and support despite Corona. With a lot of energy and commitment, the team of the VET4AFRICA (vocational education and training for Africa) project manages to offer a course for teachers from all over Africa.
21. DECEMBER 2020 | Source: Grüne Bürgerenergie für Afrika
Practically all digital: training in times of Corona
Exchange between German and African vocational school teachers is also possible during the pandemic: A digital platform with interactive teaching material is now available for the education and training of prospective solar installers in Africa.
05. OCTOBER 2020 | Source: Homepage BBW international
Multiplying knowledge and training in times of Corona
Training in Wildpoldsried: "Digitisation of course content" . A quick, ewective and yet human-centred response to the challenges posed by the pandemic was needed. The VET4Africa project, part of the Green Citizen Energy programme, has adapted promisingly.
01. AUGUST 2020 | Source: Homepage BBW international
VET4Africa - Green citizen energy
German teachers at vocational colleges qualify African vocational college teachers in Wildpoldsried/Germany for a promising future. Since 2018, the Bildungswerk der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (bbw) gGmbH in cooperation with the municipality of Wildpoldsried has been training African vocational college teachers in the development and use of renewable energy systems.
07. DEZEMBER 2019 | Source: Kreisbote Kempten und Umgebung
On a cultural trip
Minister of Culture visits Kultiviert. During an excursion to the Allgäu in the first week of November, Minister of Culture Michael Piazolo, together with Alexander Hold, Vice-President of the State Parliament, and Indra Beier - Müller, a candidate for the rural service area, also visited the ecological education centre in Wildpoldsried.
29. OKTOBER 2019 | Source: Kreisbote Kempten und Umgebung
Sun, know-how, quality of life
Africa's future lies in solar power - the energy community of Wildpoldsried trains trainers. Wildpoldsried - "Train-the-Trainers" - teach the teachers - was the motto once again in Wildpoldsried during the past two weeks.
24. OKTOBER 2019 | Source: BR - RADIOREPORTAGE
A life for clean energy:
Solar pioneer Willi Kirchensteiner
Willi Kirchensteiner is known far beyond the borders of Indersdorf. The electrician and physicist has been under the spell of the sun for 40 years. Among other things, he has invented an emergency solar case, which is also in great demand in Africa.
18. OKTOBER 2019 | Source: Johanna Stummer
A suitcase full of possibilities
Solar function suitcase for Africa: Teacher from Altötting in the training team.
Knowledge transfer is the central goal.
07. OKTOBER 2019 | Source: Mindelheimer Zeitung
How people from Mindelheim help in Uganda
Technical school: Eight students set off on an arduous journey in November. In Uganda they want to construct a very special device together with young people.
MAI 2019 | Source: Schwäbischer Schulanzeiger
Train the trainers' project
For the third time already, a two-week multiplier training course for vocational school teachers from Africa took place at the beginning of April in the ecological education centre of the Swabian energy community of Wildpoldsried.
23. JANUAR 2019 | Source: Kreisbote Kempten und Umgebung
Solar case for Africa
Training for an ecological and economical energy supply. In December 2018 4 lecturers from Bavaria flew to Senegal and trained Senegalese teachers in the conception and assembly of photovoltaic systems...
16. JANUAR 2019 | Source: Allgäuer Zeitung
Providing aid in Africa with Wildpoldsrieder solar kits
Energy: Four lecturers train Senegalese teachers to install photovoltaic systems
NOVEMBER 2018 | Source: vlb-akzente Schulpartnerschaften
Project in Bavaria and Africa
Train the trainers for a world with a future...
25. OKTOBER 2018 | Source: Allgäuer Zeitung
"inquiries come from all over the world"
Vocational School I Development Minister Dr. Gerd Müller promotes qualification on the African continent. Teachers are already involved in several projects.
23. JULI 2018 | Source: Wildpoldsrieder Duranand
First pilot course in "KULTIVIERT"
In the last two weeks, the first course entitled "Training of trainers for a world with a future through vocational training" took place in the "Kultiviert".
13. JULI 2018 | Source: Kreisbote Kempten und Umgebung
Solar function case for decentralized energy
Wildpoldsried trains African trainers in green electricity
28. JUNI 2018 | Source: Bayerischer Rundfunk Abendschau
African Trainer Course Wildpoldsried
Report and documentation of the Bavarian Broadcasting Company about the community of Wildpoldsried and the first trainings within the framework of the Africa project VET4AFRICA for African teachers from different nations.
07. DEZEMBER 2017 | Source: Allgäuer Zeitung
Starting signal for Africa aid
Education: Teachers learn in Wildpoldsried how kits for solar systems work
Wildpoldsried: The project is to bring electricity to remote parts of Africa: Suitcases with kit for small solar systems - this was the idea of the initiators Günter Mögele, Willi Kirchensteiner and Manfred Wolf...
09. NOVEMBER 2017 | Source: Allgäuer Zeitung
World Climate Conference: A suitcase stands out
Energy: An Allgäuer presents his parts for small solar plant...
Willi Kirchensteiner presented his solar suitcase for the Ministry of Development. With it, electricity can be generated in developing countries. Now young Africans are being trained in Wildpoldsried.
21. SEPTEMBER 2017 | Source: Allgäuer Anzeigenblatt
With the sun towards the future
3 teachers want to train Africans in Wildpoldsried, so they can generate solar power in your home country. Energy for Africa's future - this is what 3 teachers in Wildpoldsried want to offer. Their idea:...