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Opinion formers competition
20 April 2018
We want to hear your experiences and thoughts on how careers and jobs are changing, and what this means for you.
Introducing… WorldSkills UK LIVE
18 April 2018
WorldSkills UK LIVE, formerly The Skills Show, will take place from 15 – 17 November 2018 at the NEC Birmingham.
DfE opens recruitment for five new T Level panels
10 April 2018
The Department for Education has now opened recruitment for five new T level panels.
Progress on gender equality is not inevitable
29 March 2018
Wake-up call as new research by WorldSkills UK suggests that young people have more gender-conservative views.
International deal-makers: how Team UK can help us do the business globally
15 March 2018
International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, put apprentices front and centre in the economically crucial work his department is leading on.
DfE calls for experts to determine new T Level Content
9 March 2018
At the end of March, The Department for Education will open recruitment for five new T level panels.
Time for equality in STEM is now
8 March 2018
Celebrating International Women's Day with a focus on action to encourage more young women to pursue STEM careers.
Closing the gender gap: exploring gender differences in careers advice and aspirations
2 March 2018
WorldSkills UK and the Careers & Enterprise Company partnered to develop a better understanding of how gendered stereotypes can impact the young women's career choices.
WorldSkills UK Competitions 2018 are now open
1 March 2018
Students and apprentices from all over the UK are being invited to put their skills to the test and sign up with WorldSkills UK.
Why China holds the key to the PM’s vision of success through skills and trade
22 February 2018
PM recognises importance of high quality technical training and international trade to boost economic growth.
WorldSkills UK: On the road to show how competitions can change lives
18 February 2018
Pay increases, promotion and plenty of opportunities are what our Skills Champions tell us they have benefited from since entering WorldSkills UK Competitions.
Bridging the careers aspiration gap
26 January 2018
Pressing concern that young people's career interests are often very different from the careers that the economy needs.
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