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‘Mental strength’ powers live careers event: work and wellbeing top of the agenda
Work and wellbeing of young people are topping the agenda at WorldSkills UK LIVE the UK’s most important vocational event.
World-first customised VR careers guidance coming to WorldSkills UK LIVE
WorldSkills UK and Dev Clever, a leading developer of career guidance and development platforms, are delighted to bring the world’s first customised VR careers guidance.
WorldSkills UK launches free digital Careers Toolkit for Key Stage 3 and 4
WorldSkills UK has created 19 lessons mapped against the Career Development Institute and Gatsby Benchmark Frameworks, giving teachers the tools they need.
Thoughts from Kazan – Mark Dawe
The absolute privilege to be able to watch young people from around the world compete and demonstrate such an amazing array of skills.
The GCSE students of today are the Team UK of tomorrow!
From 2,000 miles away in Kazan, Russia, congratulations to all students receiving GCSE results.
The Prime Minister is right: it’s time to invest in and champion technical education
Our further education colleges have the potential to transform lives and grow our economy, but the FE landscape can be confusing to navigate.
Employers want ambition: we’ve got it!
Sutton Trust research highlights why it's important that we celebrate all things young people and skills, with events like apprenticeship weeks.
Our work can help make a success of the Baker clause
Baker clause, representing a breakthrough for careers advice and the skills sector in England, is not fulfilling its promise says new IPPR report.
WorldSkills UK appoints Director of Corporate Affairs
WorldSkills UK, the education and skills charity, has announced that it has appointed Nigel Hollett as its first Director of Corporate Affairs.
Tackling technical education snobbery head on is vital for economic success
Damian Hinds, made a vitally important contribution to the case for a new and better approach towards technical education.
British hospitality is best, so let’s serve up some new perceptions on careers to help fill looming skills gaps
Hospitality industry has enviable growth and strong employment, but needs to successfully insulate against new labour market challenges.
Being ‘young people ready’ is the answer to tech skills challenges
PM calls for investment ‘in the future of the next generation by giving them a chance to develop their skills and begin a rewarding career’.
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