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  • Partnering with industry to build world-class standards
    29 JUN 2020

    Partnering with industry to build world-class standards

    Paul Doran, Lecturer at Southern Regional College and WorldSkills UK Training Manager, Wall and Floor Tiling, explains how he's continuing to deliver world-class training during lockdown thanks to our generous partners.

  • Teaching Tom new skills
    23 JUN 2020

    Teaching Tom new skills

    Our Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt explains how our new 'Teach Tom' online tutorials are helping to inspire young people to learn about different careers and try out new skills.

  • We need to go further, faster on inclusion
    19 JUN 2020

    We need to go further, faster on inclusion

    Our Chief Executive Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE explains how our new data-driven approach to tracking diversity and inclusion in our work is helping shape our thinking on what specifically we can do to support young black people’s development and our black colleagues.

  • Sharing our world-class skills
    17 JUN 2020

    Sharing our world-class skills

    Following the launch of our new Skill With Me masterclasses as part of our new digital suite of resources, International Competitions Manager Chris Herron explains how these masterclasses help to share our world-class insights we have gained from international WorldSkills competitions.

  • Careers Advice in the time of Corona
    12 JUN 2020

    Careers Advice in the time of Corona

    Vicky Parting, Education and Development Manager, explains how our popular Careers Advice Toolkit is helping young people with employability skills and information during the coronavirus pandemic and the important new lesson that's just been added.

  • 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.

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