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Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week with Visit to Germany

Michigan Business Beat
November 6, 2019 4:00 PM

Luanne DunsfordLuAnn Dunsford, Chief Executive Officer, Michigan Works! Association joins MBN to talk about how Michigan Works! Association is Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week with a Visit to Germany.

During their visit they got to study success of German apprenticeship model and share information about successful U.S. apprenticeship programs.

Listen to full interview! 

Michigan Works! Association News Release

LANSING, MI (Nov 4, 2019) – National Apprenticeship Week (Nov. 11-17, 2019), now in its fifth year, is a nationwide celebration that give businesses, communities, and educators the opportunity to showcase their apprenticeship programs, and apprentices, while providing valuable information to career seekers. (continues below interview)

This year, the Michigan Works! Association is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, accompanied by a delegation from the New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP), with an international study visit to Germany to better understand the German apprenticeship-training model. This visit will focus on the latest public policy affecting the German apprenticeship-training model and the importance of apprenticeships as key features of workforce and economic development in one of the world’s strongest economies.

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