In cooperation with American and German radio producers and broadcasters the Goethe-Institut USA produces roughly 50 radio features for the program The Big Pond. A US-German Listening Series. Features are being broadcasted nation-wide in the United States on a weekly basis. All are available for free download in podcast format.
In this episode of The Big Pond: Driven by a critical lack of skilled technicians, a group of largely German-owned manufacturers in Chicago have launched a new apprenticeship program based on the German education model. This idea is now spreading to a number of American companies.