Our commitment to German Photo: Panthermedia/Viktor Thaut "Schulen: Partner der Zukunft" initiative PASCH schools with a particular link to Germany. The Goethe-Institut acts as mentor to around 550 PASCH schools in the national education systems of over 100 countries. Alumniportal Deutschland Alumniportal Deutschland is a social network to promote networking between alumni of Germany, companies, universities and organisations. Vocational Training in Germany The number of learners, who take our German courses to prepare for an apprenticeship has increased. Because of this, we have gathered some information about vocational programmes.