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WorldSkills UK provides strong economic return on its activities
Frontier Economics has confirmed we are delivering significant economic return across our work.
WorldSkills UK celebrates Scottish stars
Yesterday we held a virtual celebration, in partnership with City of Glasgow College, to recognise all those involved in our work in Scotland.
Introducing our Skills Development Hub!
We’re pleased to launch our new Skills Development Hub to help mainstream excellence in training across the UK.
Autodesk Digital Construction Challenge 2020
Read how New College Lanarkshire worked together with Autodesk to run a virtual digital construction competition.
We have for the first time transferred our winning formula to developing excellence in young people in partnership with Grey Matters.
Joining with Gower College Swansea to demonstrate world-class skills
Students at Gower College Swansea demonstrated their world-class electronics skills in a virtual training event.
Apply to join a new Apprentice Council
The Association of Apprentices are looking to form a new Apprenticeship Council to help guide their work.
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.
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.
Winner of WorldSkills Unsung Hero Award announced at Tes FE Awards 2020
Joan Scott, Assistant Principal, The Trafford College Group has been announced as the winner of the first WorldSkills Unsung Hero Award.
Making the switch: from physical to online training
Competition Data Analyst Ed Chapman caught up with AoC Sport, one of our Competition Organising Partners, to find out how they moved online.
We believe in a skills led recovery – do you?
Our Head of Corporate Partnerships Gavin Miller explains how partnerships make it possible for us to inspire, develop and mainstream excellence in technical education.
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