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Explore our interactive, free range of technical education, apprenticeship and skill specific careers education and information resources, designed to meet Gatsby Benchmarks 5&7
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How we’ve inspired young people to choose high-quality apprenticeships and technical education as prestigious career routes
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Congratulations to all our finalists and medallists
More than 400 young students and apprentices took part in the WorldSkills UK National Finals. Over 60 competitions were played out in November at 21
WorldSkills Certificates of Merit
WorldSkills has recognised, endorsed, and celebrated distinguished individuals and their organisations for commitment and services to our work.
Government right to put skills at heart of Net Zero Strategy
We say that ministers were right to recognise that its plans to level up the country, create jobs and put the UK at the forefront
Foundation skills finalists announced
The full list of competitors has been announced after revealing the names of the 69 students who will compete in the 10 Foundation Skills Finals.
Global report says world-class skills vital for economic development
Developing world-class skills is vital for economic development and competitiveness, says a new report released today.
Building a world-class skills economy in Northern Ireland
We're hosting an event at Belfast Metropolitan College on Friday 24 September at 11am to discuss the skills development agenda in Northern Ireland.
WorldSkills UK announce partnership with HRDKorea
Today we announced a partnership with HRDKorea as part of our commitment to support the post pandemic global recovery.
Unleashing the power of the skills economy
A transcript of the speech by WorldSkills UK CEO Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE at the International Skill Summit on 19 May, 2021.
Independent research highlights benefits to Scotland of participating in WorldSkills
It highlights the merits for Scotland in becoming more involved in the WorldSkills movement.
Skills leaders come together for international summit
Skills sector leaders from around the world came together for the inaugural WorldSkills UK LIVE online International Skills Summit.
Using Skills excellence to build back better
We've launched our collection of skill essays which look at what excellence in skills means for our partners in education, governments and industry.
WorldSkills Shanghai postponed until 2022
We have been informed by the boards of WorldSkills and WorldSkills Shanghai 2021 that the very difficult decision has been taken to postpone WorldSkills Shanghai.
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