The State Academy has extensive experience of managing and holding in-service training courses for approx. 10.000 vocational teachers a year from all over Baden-Württemberg and teachers from foreign countries. They offer a wide range of educational programmes in the fields of cooperative learning, modern vocational pedagogics and WEB 2.0-based IT learning and teaching skills. The courses offer customized programmes for managerial, technical and pedagogical staff to qualify them in the continuously developing areas in vocational education and training. According to the demands of the educational mainstream the Academy strives to meet the highest quality standards in the seminars. E.g. theoretical and practical approaches are linked by organising access to workshops in industry to deliver a practical insight in modern production processes, lecturers and scientists from universities are invited to transfer modern cientific knowledge to vocational schools and colleges.