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  • 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.

  • Who’s going to win the registration battle?
    25 FEB 2020

    Who’s going to win the registration battle?

    WorldSkills UK Business Analyst Ed takes a look at who's going to win the battle for the most competition registrations in 2020.

  • Guest blog: Embedding the Seeing is Believing programme
    13 FEB 2020

    Guest blog: Embedding the Seeing is Believing programme

    In a guest blog by NOCN Group Managing Director Graham Hasting-Evans, he explains why NOCN Group embedded WorldSkills UK’s ‘Seeing is Believing’ programme into their new report on improving UK construction’s productivity.

  • The road to Shanghai
    11 FEB 2020

    The road to Shanghai

    Following the first Squad Bootcamp, WorldSkills UK Head of Education and Skills Competitions Parisa Shirazi explains the journey that Squad UK will be going on over the next 14 months and how we prepare them to compete on the world stage.

  • Meet the WorldSkills UK apprentices!
    03 FEB 2020

    Meet the WorldSkills UK apprentices!

    To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February 2020), we’re shining the spotlight on our hardworking WorldSkills UK apprentices, David, Hannah, Jasmine and Sam.

  • What makes our Skills Champions so special?
    31 JAN 2020

    What makes our Skills Champions so special?

    WorldSkills UK Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt explains why our Skills Champions have such an important role to play in inspiring the next generation.

  • Pockets of excellence are not enough
    21 JAN 2020

    Pockets of excellence are not enough

    Very few people would say that skills aren’t important. Whether you want to make sure young people gain the skills they need to prosper in their careers.

  • What it takes to put on WorldSkills UK LIVE
    03 JAN 2020

    What it takes to put on WorldSkills UK LIVE

    Emma Parley, WorldSkills UK Head of Operations, explains what it takes to stage WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest apprenticeships, skills and careers event.

  • CBI Education & Skills Survey
    10 DEC 2019

    CBI Education & Skills Survey

    The CBI/Pearson annual education and skills report 2019 was released at the end of last month. Now into its second decade, it remains a vital bellwether on the issues occupying the minds of the nation’s employers.

  • Our valuable volunteers
    05 DEC 2019

    Our valuable volunteers

    On International Volunteer Day, WorldSkills UK Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt celebrates the charity’s volunteers and explains why they make such a vital contribution.

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