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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.
EuroSkills Graz 2020 postponed indefinitely
EuroSkills Graz 2020 postponed indefinitely, statement from Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, Chief Executive of WorldSkills UK.
Response to Prime Minister’s statement
Response to Prime Minister's statement from Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, CEO for WorldSkills UK.
Congratulations to Denmark – hosts of EuroSkills 2024
Our response to the announcement that Herning in Denmark has been chosen to host EuroSkills in 2024.
Our response to the College of the Future vision statement
Our Chief Executive, Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, responds to the the Independent Commission on the College of the Future’s vision statement published today.
Response to the Chancellor’s statement
Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, CEO of WorldSkills UK welcomed the fact that young people were at the heart of the Government’s plans for the recovery.
A response to Sir Charlie Mayfield’s comment piece in Times.co.uk
WorldSkills UK Chief Executive Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE responds to Sir Charlie Mayfield’s comment ‘In extraordinary times, we must grab chance to develop new skills’.
Jos De Goey
On Friday 21 February the President and Chair of WorldSkills International, Jos de Goey, sadly passed away.
WorldSkills UK reaction to the Careers Strategy
Dr Neil Bentley, Chief Executive, WorldSkills UK: "We welcome the publication of the Careers Strategy, which is vital for the futures of so many."
WorldSkills UK reaction to the Government’s Industrial Strategy
Dr Neil Bentley, Chief Executive, WorldSkills UK said: "WorldSkills UK welcomes the focus on skills in the industrial strategy to boost productivity and competitiveness."
WorldSkills UK reaction to the budget
The Government is right to place so much emphasis on skills and businesses need to drive the agenda to close the skills gap.
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