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  • Response to Comprehensive Spending Review
    25 NOV 2020

    Response to Comprehensive Spending Review

    A response from our Chief Executive Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE to the Chancellor's Spending Review

  • Mindset programmes
    25 NOV 2020

    Mindset programmes

    WorldSkills UK and elite sport share at the heart; competition, competitors and coaching to deliver peak performance on a global stage.

  • WorldSkills UK CEO appointed as Trustee of WIG
    19 NOV 2020

    WorldSkills UK CEO appointed as Trustee of WIG

    Our Chief Executive, Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, has been appointed as Trustee of WIG (The Whitehall & Industry Group), along with Kate Stephens, CEO of Smart Works. WIG is an independent not-for-profit whose charitable purpose is to develop learning opportunities and understanding across the sectors.

  • Joining with Gower College Swansea to demonstrate world-class skills
    19 NOV 2020

    Joining with Gower College Swansea to demonstrate world-class skills

    Students at Gower College Swansea demonstrated their world-class electronics skills today (19 November 2020) when they took part in a virtual training event with students from across China and won Gold and Silver awards.

  • Apply to join a new Apprentice Council
    17 NOV 2020

    Apply to join a new Apprentice Council

    The Association of Apprentices are looking to form a new Apprenticeship Council, made up of apprentices, to help guide their work. Read on to find out more and how to apply.

  • Skills leaders come together for international summit
    13 NOV 2020

    Skills leaders come together for international summit

    Skills sector leaders from around the world came together for the inaugural WorldSkills UK LIVE online International Skills Summit on 11-12 November to discuss ‘Delivering global skills best practice to build back better.’

  • Using Skills Excellence to build back better
    06 NOV 2020

    Using Skills Excellence to build back better

    Today, we are launching our collection of skill essays and case studies which look at what excellence in skills means for our partners in education, governments and industry.

  • WorldSkills Shanghai postponed until 2022
    03 NOV 2020

    WorldSkills Shanghai postponed until 2022

    We have, today, been informed by the boards of WorldSkills and WorldSkills Shanghai 2021 that as a result of the ongoing impact of Covid-19 globally, the very difficult decision has been taken to postpone WorldSkills Shanghai until 2022.

  • Our response to the College of the Future report
    29 OCT 2020

    Our response to the College of the Future report

    Our Chief Executive, Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, responds to the the Independent Commission on the College of the Future’s final report, published on 28 October 2020.

  • COVID-19 five point plan update
    22 OCT 2020

    COVID-19 five point plan update

    An update on response to COVID-19 in April, setting out how we would adapt to continue our drive to mainstream excellence in skills systems across the UK.

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