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Engaging young people digitally
Thomas Shirt explains how we’re building on the success of our first online careers event to host our next Spotlight Talks in March.
COVID-19 five point plan update
We launched our response to COVID-19 in April, setting out how we would adapt to continue our drive to mainstream excellence in UK skills systems.
WorldSkills UK LIVE Online
WorldSkills UK LIVE launches online, our exciting new digital offering focussed on inspiring, developing and mainstreaming excellence in skills for young people across the UK.
Technical and vocational careers pathways post-GCSE
Head of National Competitions and Careers Dee Aylett-Smith explains how our careers resources and training programmes can help to inspire and develop young people.
Taking the next steps after your BTEC results
Just received your BTEC results? Our National Competitions team explain what options you can take next to help improve your employability skills.
Update on WorldSkills UK COVID-19 action plan
In April, we launched our five-point action plan in response to COVID-19, setting out how we would continue to support young people.
Teaching Tom new skills
Our Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt explains how new 'Teach Tom' online tutorials are helping to inspire young people to learn about different careers.
Careers Advice in the time of Corona
Vicky Parting, Education and Development Manager, explains how our popular Careers Advice Toolkit is helping young people with employability skills and information during the pandemic.
New digital resources launched to boost young people’s skill set and mindset
We’re proud to launch our new digital resources to enable more young people and educators, benefit from our insights from our international medal-winning training.
Our valuable volunteers
In National Volunteers' Week, WorldSkills UK Volunteer and Alumni Manager Thomas Shirt celebrates the charity’s volunteers and explains why they make such a vital contribution.
Our five-point action plan in response to COVID-19
We’re launching our response to COVID-19. These are tough and uncertain times for young people looking to get their first step on the career ladder.
Changing it up from face-to-face to remote training
Daytun Unitt, Lecturer at Coleg Cambria and WorldSkills UK Training Manager for the Manufacturing Team Challenge explains how Squad training is still taking place remotely.
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