Areas of focus for the partnerships

We will work with WorldSkills member countries to drive innovation and excellence in the quality and delivery of TVET across a combination of areas:

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Research, evidence and learning to influence policy and practice

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Workforce development

Exchange and professional development of organisations, practitioners, educators, experts and young people

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Best practice exchange

Collaboration through our Centre of Excellence to include seminar programmes linked to international innovation and benchmarking

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Skills development

Developing transformative approaches to training, assessment and benchmarking and disseminating the learning to drive high-quality skills development

Benefits of getting involved

  • Our 65 years’ experience in championing change through skills competitions

  • UK Experts, education and industry partners

  • UK TVET institutions who have a positive track record of developing bespoke skills solutions

  • Access innovative and world leading education technology, which UK providers are at the forefront of

  • Accessing a range of UK governmental departments

  • Help create a new generation of citizens who can succeed in an increasingly globalised world

Partnerships signed so far

We have more partnerships due to be signed over the coming months.

The national and international networks forged through the global
benchmarking of technical skills excellence, offers the UK an opportunity to showcase our technical
provision globally whilst also bringing back world-class standards into our own national skills systems.

Gillian Keegan MP Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for our members to work together and
share best practices to drive up excellence in the quality and
delivery of TVET on a global scale. During 2021, we want to
use the WorldSkills Year of Innovation to continue connecting
young people through a series of exciting and innovative
programmes that will inspire more of them to take up
skills, and the WorldSkills UK ‘Skills Excellence Partnership’
programme delivers just that.

Chris Humphries, President, WorldSkills

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