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Well prepared for the future!

13 November 2018 @ 14:30 - 16:30


Well prepared for the future!

How schools in Lower Saxony prepare their students for the challenges after graduation.

Workshop leader

Mr. Soenke Voss has been a teacher of English, history, geography, politics and economics at schools in the Lueneburg area of Lower Saxony since 2002.

Since 2009 he has been a specialist advisor for vocational and study orientation of the Lower Saxony state school authority in several districts.

In this function he supports schools in the implementation of decrees and in the development of school’s own vocational and study orientation concepts.

At the same time, he is an active network partner in the transition from school to work and advises companies, chambers, employment agencies and all other parties involved in this area.

Since 2017 he has been running his own school company at his ancestral school in the Neuhaus/Elbe district.


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Goal of the workshop

Familiarizing participants with the best practices in implementation of BO in schools.

Description of the workshop

The workshop is centred around the following phases:

1. Why professional and study orientation? (Drop-out rates in training, Drop-out rates during studies, Reduction in the number of students without a degree, securing skilled workers through dual training);

2. The seven core competencies of vocational and study orientation in Lower Saxony;

3. Practical work (Assign the contents and competencies in group work. Summary of results and discussion);

4. How can a good school BO be implemented? Who are the partners? (Introduction to the topic through an exemplary implementation of the BO at a school in Lower Saxony based on an overview plan. What ideas do you have for the implementation? Please exchange your experiences with the BO at school in your groups and record concrete measures and partners in writing. Presentation and discussion);

5. How does Lower Saxony make it organizationally and structurally?(Presentation of the BO Coordination Office, Career entry support, Working Group “School /Economy”, Student companies, Presentation and discussion)

Target group

Representatives of school authorities, networkers in the transition school-profession, practitioners.




13 November 2018
14:30 - 16:30