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Why skills are important to the future of the UK economy
Josie Cluer from EY talks about how she hopes the Skills Taskforce for a Global Britain will influence the public and policy debate on skills.
Middlesbrough College: Benefits of the Centre of Excellence
Our Centre of Excellence generates tangible results
WorldSkills UK return on investment report
Frontier looked in detail on how our activities help learners, colleges and training providers, employers and the wider economy
My journey as part of the Centre of Excellence
Philip Hannon describes being part of the WorldSkills UK Centre of Excellence, in partnership with NCFE.
Testing our Restaurant Service skills with Hong Kong
Our Restaurant Service Training Manager Shyam Patiar explains how we collaborated with our counterparts in Hong Kong to benchmark our skills and share best practice.
Don’t miss your chance to benefit from our competitions!
Our National Competitions Coordinator Alex explains how our competitions benefit young people, colleges, training providers and employers.
Learning from the best around the world in IT
IT Network Systems Administrator Training Manager Kevin explains how we're bringing together 25 other WorldSkills members for a Virtual International Pressure Test.
The role of digital in building better and greener
Philipp Mueller, Programme Manager Autodesk Education Experiences explains why our BIM Competition is more important than ever.
Check out our resources this National Careers Week
Thomas Shirt highlights the online resources we have available to engage young people and help set them on the path to success.
A skills economy is key to boosting economic recovery
Our CEO Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE explains why developing a “skills economy” is vital to boost inward investment, job creation and economic recovery.
Five reasons to do an apprenticeship
In National Apprenticeship Week, Kimmy Kimani, Apprentice of the Year at the BAME Apprenticeship Awards, gives her top reasons for doing an apprenticeship
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week
Our Head of National Competitions and Careers Dee explains why showcasing apprenticeships as a prestigious career pathway is more important than ever.
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