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Bringing best practice home
At WorldSkills UK, we use international best practice to raise standards in apprenticeships and technical education. But what does this actually look like?
From a gold medal to golden beaches
Rebecca tells us how she's used her skills to take her to a great career on the other side of the world.
What are degree apprenticeships?
Here are the facts about degree apprenticeships that you need to know.
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.
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