Vocational Education Pays

Study on costs and benefits of occupational rehabilitation training of young people with disabilities in vocational pays study on costs and benefits of occupational rehabilitation Institute of der deutschen Wirtschaft Koln presented the study on 18th October 2010 in Dresden one in September 2010 published study of the Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Koln (IW) showed that over 70% of surveyed graduates from vocational (BBW) after their training have a workplace. However, only every second disabled young person without vocational training creates the jump on the labour market. Graduates of a BBW earn considerably more than workers with similar health-related restrictions no PECs training. In Dresden, Dr. Michael Neumann will present details of the study by the Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Koln and co-author of the study on 18th October 2010 at 15: 00. The event will take place in the Saxon State Ministry of Social Affairs and consumer protection (room 18), Albert Street 10, 01097 Dresden. The IW has in his study of costs and benefits professional rehabilitation of young persons with disabilities macroeconomic analyses. The study offers interesting and surprising findings with regard to the relatively expensive training in vocational.

In addition to the positive employment and better income, the study shows that due to the higher value added investment in the rehabilitation from a macroeconomic perspective pays off after ten years. Each year 5,000 teenagers start training in a BBW retraining enable young people with disabilities a professional training with a recognized degree. Thus, young people can engage in a qualified and independently make their lives. The training includes a socio-educational and medical therapeutic care and often also living. In Saxony there are three retraining, providing an initial vocational training: the BBW Chemnitz (blind and visually impaired), the BBW Leipzig (hearing and language impaired, learning disabled) and the BBW Dresden (disabled and chronically ill).