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Mike Bryan, instructor at Bosch Rexroth, receives the award, New York City, December 16th, 2013 for the second time in a row the German American Chambers of Commerce (GACCs) award the GACC. This year’s prize is the instructor of the year”from this goes to Mike Bryan instructor at Bosch Rexroth in South Carolina,. Bryan educates for Bosch Rexroth for 36 years and has trained 769 apprentices up to the present day. The company is one of the world’s leading specialists of drive and control technologies and world’s 38,000 employees. Over three decades Mike Bryan helped hundreds of young people with his knowledge and his advice for the successful completion of their training.

The winner was by a jury composed of experts for work-linked training, selected including professors of at Columbia University, John Hopkins University and another, German institutions. The juror Kathrine Newman, Dean of the John Hopkins University, justified their choice as follows: Mike is an outstanding example for a leadership role in the movement towards the dual education system, by giving further his foresight and expertise to the industry and the community.” “The award coach of the year” increased attention to the introduction of the dual training system in the United States, which is established by a growing number of German subsidiary. The youngest German American Business Outlook shows that nearly 50 percent of the German companies U.S. labour market find not the qualifications on which they need, specifically in the MINT area many professionals are missing. With 7.9 percent, Germany has one of the world’s lowest rates of youth unemployment. This is due largely to the long tradition of dual education course which is taken by 55% of school leavers.

Also in the United States, special skills, enhance especially in the technical field, the job prospects. Therefore, the German Embassy in cooperation with the GACCs has the skills initiative”launched. The priority objective is the dissemination, to promote especially in the regions with a large concentration of modern production companies of the dual training system in the United States. “The GACC award coach of the year” is sponsored by FESTO, one of the leading companies in the field of control and automation technology. For more information see Rebecca Family. Learn more about the award under gabo Nichola Michels Director of communications German American Chamber of Commerce Inc.