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  • Our valuable volunteers
    02 JUN 2020

    Our valuable volunteers

    In National Volunteers' Week, WorldSkills UK Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt celebrates the charity’s volunteers and explains why they make such a vital contribution.

  • Delivering world-class plumbing and heating training during a pandemic
    14 MAY 2020

    Delivering world-class plumbing and heating training during a pandemic

    Ronnie Ferris, WorldSkills UK Training Manager for Plumbing and Heating explains how he gets competitors ready for international competition and how he's had to adapt his approach during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • From classroom to shed, spare room, bedroom or any spare space
    30 APR 2020

    From classroom to shed, spare room, bedroom or any spare space

    Stephen Williams, WorldSkills UK Electronics Training Manager and Gower College Swansea Curriculum Leader Lecturer explains how he has redesigned his Squad team's training during the lockdown and the inspiring results.

  • The benefits of taking part in WorldSkills UK Competitions
    27 APR 2020

    The benefits of taking part in WorldSkills UK Competitions

    Education and Skills Competitions Co-ordinator Alex Agyekum explains what competitors, their colleges and employers can gain from taking part in WorldSkills UK Competitions.

  • Changing it up from face-to-face to remote training
    21 APR 2020

    Changing it up from face-to-face to remote training

    Daytun Unitt, Lecturer at Coleg Cambria and WorldSkills UK Training Manager for the Manufacturing Team Challenge explains how Squad training is still taking place remotely, and the challenges and benefits it has brought about.

  • Our five-point plan for a more inclusive WorldSkills UK
    26 MAR 2020

    Our five-point plan for a more inclusive WorldSkills UK

    WorldSkills UK Chief Executive Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE outline's the organisation's action plan to increase diversity and inclusion.

  • Skills Competitions for SEN learners
    13 MAR 2020

    Skills Competitions for SEN learners

    WorldSkills UK Education and Skills Competitions Co-ordinator Alex Agyekum explains the importance of our inclusive skills competitions and how they can break down barriers to employment for people with disabilities or learning difficulties.

  • Raising the bar and widening the gate
    12 MAR 2020

    Raising the bar and widening the gate

    WorldSkills UK Chief Executive Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE discusses new research published by TSIP that sets out recommendations of how to increase diversity and inclusion in skills competitions, and explains what the organisation is doing to help reach young people from all backgrounds

  • Celebrating National Careers Week
    03 MAR 2020

    Celebrating National Careers Week

    This National Careers Week, WorldSkills UK Head of Young People and Careers Dee Aylett-Smith explains our multi-layered approach to inspiring young people on their career journeys.

  • LGBT+ History Month: Role Modelling vital for LGBT+ young people
    28 FEB 2020

    LGBT+ History Month: Role Modelling vital for LGBT+ young people

    WorldSkills UK Chief Executive Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE explains why, as LGBT+ History month draws to a close, it's the perfect opportunity to commit to re-evaluating our work environments to ensure we are as inclusive as possible.

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