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Combating the challenges of training engineers for WorldSkills during a pandemic

These are unprecedented times for the manufacturing industry. As organisations refocussed their efforts on introducing and navigating new ways of working, I faced a challenge of my own: ‘How could I continue to train apprentices for the WorldSkills Competition, known as the ‘Skills Olympics’ in lockdown?

Developing world-class skills: supporting young people today and tomorrow

Lockdown restrictions are being increasing eased across the UK, but the same cannot be said for the pressures facing young people.

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.

WorldSkills UK launches emergency package of skills advice and provision to kick-start post pandemic economic recovery

Skills and Young People:  Front Line Fight for Economic Recovery  @WorldSkillsUK the UK’s leading elite skills organisation has launched an emergency package of skills advice and provision to aid kick-starting the post pandemic economic recovery, Dr. Neil Bentley-Gockmann OBE, explains:

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