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Exam results are in – and now, your country needs you!
A huge 'well done' to students across the UK, whatever route you have chosen next!
Amazon, Apple and future tech careers!
Technological change is driving wider change and it is our responsibility to upskill young people to respond to that change.
WorldSkills UK – the social mobility accelerator!
In his speech on social mobility, the Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, underlined the Government’s commitment in England to this most important of aims.
Team UK: Bringing the whole country together!
Team UK's 22 apprentices and students are being put through their paces ready to face 27 other nations in Budapest at EuroSkills.
West Midlands has a plan for skills – and we can help deliver it!
The West Midlands, fastest growing economy outside of London, publishes Regional Skills Plan.
Competitions are helping colleges get the Ofsted seal of approval!
Our research with the Edge Foundation demonstrated the positive effect participation in skills competitions are having on the lives of young people.
The results are in: Skills competitions give young people their Competitive Edge!
Exciting new research demonstrates how skills competitions are making a big difference to the prestige of apprenticeships and technical careers.
Are businesses young-people ready? Changing the conversation about work readiness
Closing the gap between young people and businesses as they urge more action to prepare them for work.
Brilliance, Brexit and Budapest – celebrating Team UK!
Continuing the Royal Wedding Celebrations with the announcement of Team UK for EuroSkills Budapest!
Celebrating IDAHO Day and making apprenticeships a positive choice for all young people!
Celebrating how far we've come in the last 50 years with rights, respect and recognition for people who identify as LGBT+.
WorldSkills UK LIVE will continue to nurture the next generation of apprentices
Satisfaction levels are consistently high in our evaluation of The Skills Show.
Progress on gender equality is not inevitable
Wake-up call as new research by WorldSkills UK suggests that young people have more gender-conservative views.
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