President Trump met this week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. One of the things President Trump talked about was Germany’s successful apprenticeship program.
We often think about apprenticeship programs as being something you do for a blue collar job, which is true but Germany’s apprenticeship (and the apprenticeship programs of other European countries) aren’t focused exclusively on blue collar work. Teenagers often do a combined academic and practical program, where they may attend school part time and work part time.
This comes after Salesforce’s Marc Benikoff challenged President Trump to create 5 million apprenticeships within the next five years, and Trump replied, “Let’s go for that 5 million.”
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