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Making your college world-class: WorldSkills UK competitions and quality outcomes
Colleges are working harder than ever to ensure the UK’s talent pipeline is able to address skills shortages and kick-start young people’s careers.
WorldSkills UK National Finalists 2018 Named
The biggest and best interactive national skills experience of all time – WorldSkills UK LIVE – drew to a close at the NEC, Birmingham.
WorldSkills UK LIVE – “Critical to Future of This Nation”
Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships Anne Milton MP and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street hailed WorldSkills UK LIVE as critical.
Skills – the hottest ticket in town
Record numbers of young people have pre-registered for the UK’s ultimate live interactive immersive experience which will help them become the new highfliers.
Our future is driving productivity through skills and tech
Chancellor's Budget focussed on the productivity challenge and embracing the future, a philosophy that underpins WorldSkills UK's own programme.
Celebrating our grassroots network
In three weeks’ time we will be back at the home of UK skills competitions, Birmingham’s NEC, for our national finals WorldSkills UK LIVE.
The UK’s top apprentices and students to compete at WorldSkills UK LIVE
WorldSkills UK has announced the apprentices and students that have been successful in securing a place to compete in its prestigious National Finals.
Exam results are in – and now, your country needs you!
A huge 'well done' to students across the UK, whatever route you have chosen next!
Amazon, Apple and future tech careers!
Technological change is driving wider change and it is our responsibility to upskill young people to respond to that change.
West Midlands has a plan for skills – and we can help deliver it!
The West Midlands, fastest growing economy outside of London, publishes Regional Skills Plan.
The results are in: Skills competitions give young people their Competitive Edge!
Exciting new research demonstrates how skills competitions are making a big difference to the prestige of apprenticeships and technical careers.
Are businesses young-people ready? Changing the conversation about work readiness
Closing the gap between young people and businesses as they urge more action to prepare them for work.
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