EghtesadOnline: Iran Technical and Vocational Training Organization affiliated to the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare plans to sign a memorandum of understating with Fachhochschule des Mittelstands (FHM), a German university of applied sciences in Bielefeld, to train workforce for Germany in Iran.
In a meeting between Soleiman Pakseresht, the head of ITVTO, and Hamid Doost-Mohammadian, representative of FHM, preliminary agreements have been reached based on which ITVTO will prepare the platform for skill learning, skill certificate verification and German language training for the program, IRNA reported. In addition, the organization has agreed to introduce qualified candidates for a training course. These candidates will eventually enter the German job market after passing a German language test administered by the National Organization of Educational Testing. According to the draft agreement, the two sides have agreed on exchanging trainers and trainees, designing and defining educational standards, and holding international events. FHM, a prominent university in Germany, has already had cooperation, prior to the agreement, with Tehran’s Sharif University of Technology in conducting civil engineering courses, English and German language testing, and founding an energy and environment research center, Financial Tribune reported.