2.4.7 International exchange in upper secondary and vocational education


International cultural education projects of schools are supported by the National Agency for Lifelong Learning [Nationalagentur Lebenslanges Lernen] within the European programme of Comenius. Comenius supports international partnerships between schools, individual student and teacher exchange etc. The programme is currently focusing in particular on key competences such as creativity and innovation.
Nationalagentur Lebenslanges Lernen  Especially in vocational schools and colleges international exchange is of paramount importance. A global economy necessitates intercultural competences. Therefore, these schools strive for fostering language skills and intercultural knowledge.