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A week that begins the road to Kazan and so much more!
4 March 2019
Number one international competition of the year: the Skills Olympics taking place in Kazan, Russia.
Our work can help make a success of the Baker clause
16 January 2019
Baker clause, representing a breakthrough for careers advice and the skills sector in England, is not fulfilling its promise says new IPPR report.
Our five-point plan to boost social mobility as a priority for 2019
7 January 2019
Newly published Social Mobility Barometer underlines why everyone involved in education needs to prioritise ensuring young people from all backgrounds reach their potential.
Meet our Diversity and Inclusion Heroes: Southern Regional College
3 January 2019
Michael Purcell, Head of Marketing at Southern Regional College awarded the Social Media Campaign of the Year award at the Diversity and Inclusion Heroes Awards.
Tackling technical education snobbery head on is vital for economic success
12 December 2018
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
3 December 2018
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
22 November 2018
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’.
WorldSkills UK and Youth Employment UK announce partnership
20 November 2018
WorldSkills UK and Youth Employment UK are delighted to announce their formal partnership to champion the voices of young people.
Making your college world-class: WorldSkills UK competitions and quality outcomes
19 November 2018
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
17 November 2018
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”
15 November 2018
Minister for Skills and Apprenticeships Anne Milton MP and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street hailed WorldSkills UK LIVE as critical.
WorldSkills UK Appoints New Chair
14 November 2018
WorldSkills UK has announced the appointment of Rooney Anand, CEO of Greene King, as the new Chair of the WorldSkills UK Board.
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