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New digital resources launched to boost young people’s skill set and mindset
9 June 2020
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
2 June 2020
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.
Delivering world-class plumbing and heating training during a pandemic
14 May 2020
Ronnie Ferris, WorldSkills UK Training Manager for Plumbing and Heating explains how he gets competitors ready for international competition and how he's had to adapt.
Peter Mucklow has been appointed as our Official Delegate for WorldSkills
13 May 2020
Peter Mucklow, Director, Apprenticeships at ESFA, has been named as our Official Delegate for WorldSkills and WorldSkills Europe.
How can workforce development help mainstream excellence in skills?
12 May 2020
The latest WorldSkills UK Productivity Lab event – Mainstreaming excellence in skills through workforce development - took place via Zoom.
From classroom to shed, spare room, bedroom or any spare space
30 April 2020
Stephen Williams, WorldSkills UK Electronics Training Manager and Gower College Swansea Curriculum Leader Lecturer explains how he has redesigned his Squad team's training.
Our five-point action plan in response to COVID-19
29 April 2020
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.
The benefits of taking part in WorldSkills UK Competitions
27 April 2020
Education and Skills Competitions Co-ordinator Alex Agyekum explains what competitors, their colleges and employers can gain from taking part in WorldSkills UK Competitions.
Changing it up from face-to-face to remote training
21 April 2020
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.
A response to Sir Charlie Mayfield’s comment piece in Times.co.uk
3 April 2020
WorldSkills UK Chief Executive Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE responds to Sir Charlie Mayfield’s comment ‘In extraordinary times, we must grab chance to develop new skills’.
Our five-point plan for a more inclusive WorldSkills UK
26 March 2020
Publishing a ground-breaking report on diversity and inclusion in WorldSkills UK’s work, Championing difference for a better workforce.
Skills Competitions for SEN learners
13 March 2020
Our suite of Inclusive Skills Competitions enables young people with disabilities and learning difficulties the opportunity to showcase their skills in a competitive environment.
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