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Siemens Vocational Education Strategy

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Presentation on Siemens vocational education and training strategy by Jurgen Siebel on November 19, 2014 as part of the Global Cities Initiative study tour in Nuremberg.

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Siemens Vocational Education Strategy

  1. 1. Brookings Institution / Global Cities Initiative, SPE Nuremberg, November 19, 2014 Siemens supports education reform and extends vocational education across the globe Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved. siemens.com/answers
  2. 2. Our vision – to provide answers to the great challenges of our time Affordable and personalized healthcare Intelligent Infrastructure Driverless trains Sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas Resource-saving power generation Efficiency leap in industrial production The world's largest offshore wind farm London Array wind farm in the Thames estuary Modern technologies for the world's largest country Page 2 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. A strong local partner for customers In more than 200 countries Germany 70 14% 24% Europe, C.I.S., Africa, Asia, Australia 10.8 Middle East (excl. Germany) 29.1 101,000 68 28% 37% 64,000 15.1 74 17% 20% 25% 24% 38% 24% 20% 26% Employees Revenue (billions of €) Major production facilities Employee figures as of December 31, 2013; Revenue and production sites, FY2013 All numbers refer to continuing operations Due to rounding, numbers may not add up to precisely 100 Americas 78,000 20.9 77 117,000 28% 27% Page 3 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. Innovation that improves quality of life – the larger purpose of our company Employees in R&D • 13,300 employees in R&D in Germany • Another 16,500 R&D employees in approximately 30 other countries worldwide R&D spending as % of revenue Patent applications (position) Germany (2013) No. 4 Europe (2013) No. 2 USA (2012) No. 11 • Siemens currently holds approximately 60,000 patents granted worldwide • 21,400 patents and intellectual property rights are related to our Environmental Portfolio Partnerships • Approximately 1,000 partnerships with universities and research institutions per year Inventors of the year 2013 €4.3 billion 5.7% 2013 5.5% 2012 5.3% 2011 Page 4 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. Dual VET means: Combine theory taught in classrooms with applied learning in the workplace Theory periods at vocational school ƒ Job-specific specialist knowledge ƒ General knowledge (German, social studies, business management etc.) ƒ Personal, social and method skills ƒ Teaching in blocks or one day per week Theory and practice periods alternate and "complement each other" Practical periods at the company ƒ Career-oriented practical specialist and method knowledge ƒ ''Real work'' (day-to-day operations, projects) at the company ƒ Supported by instructor or apprenticeship-training coordinator Objective: holistic competencies and decision-making skills Page 5 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. In Germany, the Dual Education Model is run as a public-private partnership Source: DIHK Page 6 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. There is a high degree of permeability within the German education system 10-15 Yrs Elementary school Primary 6-9 Yrs Gymnasium - Upper Level General university qualification (Abitur / Alg. Hochschulreife) Vocational School (Fachoberschule / FOS ) Dual Vocational FOS 13 BOS 13 Vocational Abitur Education and Training ( Dual VET- Work based) BOS Voc. Abitur Work-experience Upper Secondary Level University (Bachelor, Master, Ph.D) Dual Degree Programs Dual VET + University (Bachelor, Master) College of Applied Science Fachhochschule / FH Vocational Academy Berufsakademie 15-18 Yrs Tertiary Level Gymnasium General university qualification track (Mitl. Reife) Realschule Upper intermediate leaving certificate (Mitl. Reife) Hauptschule Lower leaving certificate (Quali) Extra Year Lower Secondary Level Page 7 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. Siemens is one of the largest training organizations in Germany Total trainees (30.09.2013): 6.957 Technical professions 5.375 incl. 589 female Business professions 1.195 incl. 707 female Siemens Technical Academies 387 incl. 54 female External apprentices 2.813 Students in special programs 100 2.140 New trainees in 2013 Business apprentices and students incl. dual study programs Students at Siemens Technical 440 21% () Academy (25%) 1.493 68% 447 20% (460) (21%) incl. dual 1.507 70% (596) (27%) Technical study programs apprentices and students Page 8 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. Region Southern Bavaria: The Training Center in Nuremberg Apprentices (Total: 418) Internal 360 External 58 New Apprentices 2014 (107) Internal 91 External 16 Professions/ Vocations trained 9 Dual-degree Programs 3 SPE Trainers and Staff 21 Page 9 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. Siemens is dedicated to VET – everywhere! Siemens USA: Vocational training initiatives • Current: • Iowa • Michigan • North Carolina • Oregon • Texas • Federal: AMP 2.0 • Planned: • California (AMP Pilot) • Georgia Page 10 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. While companies find it difficult to fill vacancies, … youth unemployment has reached unacceptable levels Page 11 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. Youth unemployment is … a threat to our societies & a threat to our competitiveness Page 12 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. Recovery will take time – it needs … a strong industrial base & labor-market flexibility Page 13 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. While ''waiting'' – and to avoid a job-less recovery – we must … focus on education reform & focus on employability Page 14 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. Work-based education models combine … theory taught in class with applied learning at work Page 15 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. Work-based education models are best in … delivering hard and soft skills needed by industry Page 16 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. Work-based education models are best in … transitioning the young from education to work life Page 17 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. The principle of duality of classroom and company learning can be … applied to any line of education (incl. academic) Page 18 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. With duality in education … companies secure future talent, apprentices earn while they learn, municipalities attract investment Page 19 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. Contact Jürgen Siebel Head of International Business Siemens Professional Education Otto-Hahn-Ring 6 81397 Munich, Germany Tel.: +49 (89) 636-634570 Mobile: +49 (173) 705 68 62 E-Mail: juergen.siebel@siemens.com siemens.de/ausbildung Page 20 November 2014 Siemens Professional Education Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014. All rights reserved.

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