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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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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.
Our response to the College of the Future report
We welcome this report and the compelling picture it paints for the benefits of collaboration in skills systems for inclusive economic regeneration.
COVID-19 five point plan update
We launched our response to COVID-19 in April, setting out how we would adapt to continue our drive to mainstream excellence in UK skills systems.
New survey calls for government investment in high-quality skills for young people
Almost three-quarters of people want Prime Minister Boris Johnson to invest in high-quality skills, apprenticeships and vocational education for young people.
WorldSkills UK stars recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
Today it was announced that members of Team UK, WorldSkills Kazan 2019 and our training team have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
EuroSkills Graz 2020 postponed indefinitely
EuroSkills Graz 2020 postponed indefinitely, statement from Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, Chief Executive of WorldSkills UK.
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