FIELD OF WORK
PROFESSION & EDUCATION
Education for work and education through work is becoming increasingly important in the wake of technological change.
The öibf has been developing and evaluating different forms of labor market measures and vocational education over the entire life span for many years.
EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING & PROFESSIONALIZATION
The crucial function of counseling is that it can be critical education. In this field of work, öibf undertakes various tasks within the Initiative Bildungsberatung Österreich and participates in innovative development projects such as the pilot project “Bildungsberatungs-Radar” as well as in the accompanying professionalization and career orientation.
DIGITALIZATION & INCLUSION
The rapid digitization processes are accompanied by increasing inequality and higher barriers to digital participation. The öibf creates scientific foundations and developments to overcome the digital divide and to empower disadvantaged people through inclusive research and the use of digital media to promote inclusion.
QUALITY & TRANSPARENCY
Against the background of the differentiation of quality assurance and development, öibf is responsible for external quality assurance for vendor-neutral educational counseling in Austria (“IBOBB”) and the quality assurance procedure for Viennese educational institutions (“wien-cert”). In addition, öibf is involved as NQR service point in the quality development of non-formal qualifications.