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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.
Celebrating National Careers Week
This National Careers Week, WorldSkills UK Head of Young People and Careers Dee Aylett-Smith explains our multi-layered approach to inspiring young people.
Meet the WorldSkills UK apprentices!
To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (3-9 February 2020), we’re shining the spotlight on our hardworking WorldSkills UK apprentices, David, Hannah, Jasmine and Sam.
What it takes to put on WorldSkills UK LIVE
Emma Parley, WorldSkills UK Head of Operations, explains what it takes to stage WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest apprenticeships, skills and careers event.
Our 2019 highlights
2019 has been another busy and exciting year at WorldSkills UK. Take a look at some of our highlights.
CBI Education & Skills Survey
CBI/Pearson annual education and skills report remains a vital bellwether on the issues occupying the minds of the nation’s employers.
Join us live from WorldSkills UK LIVE!
Can’t make it to the UK’s best skills, careers and apprenticeship event? Don’t worry, we’re broadcasting live so you don’t miss a thing!
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