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Team UK brought home 19 medals from WorldSkills #Kazan2019

WorldSkills International President explains how skills competitions raise the level of skills across the globe

FE News catch up with Simon Bartley on his first day in his new role as WorldSkills International President. Although he has been in the post for less than a day, he takes time out to chat with us about the importance of skills competitions and how they raise the standards of skills across the globe.Mr Bartley discusses on his plans for WorldSkills, the ongoing legacy of the competition to improve individual countries skills base and awareness. Mr Bartley discusses the importance of Skills competition and how the competition raises the perception of vocational skills, he goes onto explain that International competitions enable the subject matter experts from across the World to share best practice and improve teaching of their subject areas - which then enable the subject matter specialist to work together to raise all of the World's skills base through the sharing of best practice and competition. Click on the video below to hear his plans for WorldSkills and the importance of interntional competitions :

WorldSkills UK announces new appointment to Board of Trustees

WorldSkills UK, the education and skills charity, has announced that Brian Doran, Principal and Chief Executive of Southern Regional College, with campuses in counties Armagh and Down in Northern Ireland, has joined its Board of Trustees.

One week to go until #WorldSkillsUK LIVE!

The UK’s largest skills, apprenticeships and careers event will be held on 21-23 November 2019 at the NEC Birmingham

WorldSkills UK and NCFE Launch Centre of Excellence

@WorldSkillsUK and @NCFE Launch Centre of Excellence More than 40,000 young people, from all socio-economic groups, are to be armed with world class skills in a pioneering pilot project from WorldSkills UK, in partnership with education and skills charity NCFE - it was announced today (Feb 27th, 2020).

UK’s best on Road to WorldSkills #Shanghai2021

@WorldSkillsUK the education and skills charity, today (8 January 2020) named #SquadUK the 137 apprentices and students who will join its talent programme for the ‘skills olympics’ which will next be held in Shanghai, China in 2021.

Life-Changing Decision for Skilled Elite: YOUNG SKILLED APPRENTICES ON PLANE TO RUSSIA

The #GCSE students of today are the #TeamUK of tomorrow!

From 2,000 miles away here in Kazan, Russia, I would like to congratulate all those students receiving their GCSE results today!

The #Kazan2019 countdown is on: The transformative potential of our Russian skills journey

Team UK have landed in Kazan and our CEO @DrNeilB has a message from the ground. What would your message for the team be as they gear up for @WorldSkillsKZN?



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