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Pockets of excellence are not enough
21 January 2020
Building world-class skills systems in the UK is almost universally acknowledged as the right thing to do. The more difficult question is how.
WorldSkills Unsung Heroes shortlist revealed!
14 January 2020
The shortlist for the new WorldSkills Unsung Hero category at the Tes FE Awards has been announced.
Meet our Diversity and Inclusion Heroes: The Girls’ Network
13 January 2020
The Girls’ Network was recently awarded the Network of the Year award - sponsored by BAE Systems - at the Diversity and Inclusion Heroes Awards.
UK’s best on Road to Shanghai
8 January 2020
Skilled elite to help transform technical education training: WorldSkills UK named the 137 apprentices and students to join its talent programme for the ‘skills olympics’.
What it takes to put on WorldSkills UK LIVE
3 January 2020
Emma Parley, WorldSkills UK Head of Operations, explains what it takes to stage WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest apprenticeships, skills and careers event.
Meet our Diversity and Inclusion Heroes: Raisa Matadar
24 December 2019
Raisa was recently awarded the Rising Star award – sponsored by Coca-Cola European Partners – at the Diversity and Inclusion Heroes Awards hosted in November.
Our 2019 highlights
19 December 2019
2019 has been another busy and exciting year at WorldSkills UK. Take a look at some of our highlights.
WorldSkills UK Competitor appointed to Champions Trust
16 December 2019
WorldSkills UK Competitor Dan McCabe has been announced as a European representative of the WorldSkills Champions Trust, becoming one of eight new representatives appointed.
WorldSkills UK welcomes launch of UK’s first LGBT qualification
12 December 2019
WorldSkills UK has welcomed the launch of the UK’s first qualification to promote positive workplace interaction with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people.
CBI Education & Skills Survey
10 December 2019
CBI/Pearson annual education and skills report remains a vital bellwether on the issues occupying the minds of the nation’s employers.
Over 72,000 wowed at WorldSkills UK LIVE 2019
4 December 2019
Over 72,000 people visited WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest skills, careers and apprenticeships event, over three days (21-23 November 2019) at the NEC Birmingham.
UK’s best honoured at WorldSkills UK LIVE
23 November 2019
The UK’s best young apprentices and students were crowned the nations’ No.1 in a glittering ceremony in Birmingham on Saturday 23 November.
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