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WorldSkills Calgary 2009 overview with Team UK interviews

An overview of Team UK's success at WorldSkills Calgary 2009, showing some of the 46 nations competing in skills ranging from bricklaying to hairdressing. Featuring interviews with team leader Kevin Large and Team UK medal winners Mark Nevin, Joe Massie and Katie Watson.

WorldSkills London 2011: Introducing Team UK Training Manager and WorldSkills Expert (CNC Turning) Paul Green

Each member of Team UK for WorldSkills London 2011, the world's largest international vocational skills competition, completes an intensive training programme managed by a dedicated Training Manager in the lead up to the competition, which takes place at ExCeL London (5-8 October). Team UK CNC Turning competitor Phillip Spowart, employed by Rolls Royce Derby, is trained by Paul Green, engineering lecturer at Yale College, Wrexham, North Wales. Paul Green writes:

WorldSkills London 2011 calls on UK students to help put on a world-class show

With the worlds greatest international skills competition just nine months away, WorldSkills London 2011 is offering learning providers a unique, free opportunity to showcase the UKs outstanding skills capabilities to the rest of the world.

WorldSkills London 2011: Introducing Team UK Training Manager and WorldSkills Expert (IT Network Systems Administration) John O'Neill

Each member of Team UK for WorldSkills London 2011, the world's largest international vocational skills competition, completes an intensive training programme managed by a dedicated Training Manager in the lead up to the competition, which takes place at ExCeL London (5-8 October). John O'Neill, deputy head of computing and IT, Barnfield College believes that WorldSkills Competitions are essential to help create a sustainable future for the UK's IT Networking industry. John O'Neill writes:

WorldSkills UK announces new Skills Taskforce for Global Britain

Post Pandemic Growth Fuelled by Skills A new Skills Taskforce for Global Britain, tasked with creating a post pandemic plan to deploy world class skills to attract inward investment, is launched today.

EuroSkills Graz 2020 has been postponed indefinitely

EuroSkills Graz and WorldSkills Europe announced today (7 Oct) that EuroSkills Graz 2020 has been postponed indefinitely.  

WorldSkills UK launches ‘LIVE online’ to tackle Covid Conundrum

WorldSkills UK, the charity charged with generating advanced skills to help rebuild the economy, today unveiled its new digital offering as it continues to focus on inspiring, developing and mainstreaming excellence in skills for young people across the UK.

Three of Scotland’s college students have been selected to join the Team UK Squad for the upcoming EuroSkills Graz 2020

Comment from @CollegesScot on EuroSkills Squad Announcement  Three of Scotland’s college students have been selected to join the Team UK Squad for the upcoming EuroSkills Graz 2020, taking place from 6-10 January 2021. Joining the fourteen strong squad are:

WorldSkills UK launches new digital resources to boost young people’s skill set and mindset

@worldskillsuk - the education and skills charity, today (Thursday 4 June) launched a suite of new digital resources to enable more young people and educators to benefit from insights gained from its international medal-winning training programmes.   The new resources are part of WorldSkills UK’s response to Covid-19, in which the charity pledged its commitment to help power up a skills-led recovery and drive the rebuilding of the UK economy by supporting 200,000 young people through increased online resources.

WorldSkills UK appoints Peter Mucklow as its Official Delegate for WorldSkills

@worldskillsuk - the education and skills charity, has named Peter Mucklow, Director, Apprenticeships at ESFA, as its Official Delegate for WorldSkills and WorldSkills Europe. The announcement comes as WorldSkills UK published its response to Covid-19, detailing how the charity plans to help nearly 200,000 young people in the coming months. Working with its partners, WorldSkills UK will deploy digital resources and online training to support young people in developing their skills set and mindset to the highest possible levels, helping them build their confidence and potential.

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