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Anne Milton supports Team UK at WorldSkills 2017

Team UK head off to compete at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi

Competition at the heart of the curriculum

This month, Team UK will stand on the podium at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 in front of a global audience of apprentices, government officials and royalty, as they prepare to compete in the world’s toughest skills competition.

WorldSkills UK

Apprenticeship reforms have changed the way apprenticeships are delivered and funded in England. The funding rules make provision for competition activity to be a funded element of your apprenticeship programme, either as part of the on the job delivery or the off the job training element. There is also scope to develop competitions as part of the end-point assessment.

More than just a competition: WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

The skills shortages facing construction firms in the UK has been well documented in recent times, with the issue being cited as one of the main barriers to the industry’s ability to successfully deliver cost effectively on future projects.

Team UK Selection - The Manchester College

As The Manchester College prepares to be one of the host colleges for the 2017 WorldSkills UK Selection for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, its Principal, Lisa O’Loughlin, talks about hosting the selection of Team UK and the wider impact of competitions on enhancing apprenticeship and training programmes.

Accelerate your learning at The Skills Show

There is clear evidence that those who take part in skills competitions, and their employers, benefit hugely from the experience.

Deliver on Careers Advice with WorldSkills UK

The continuing debate around the provision of accurate careers advice shows the clear mismatch between education leaders and employers when it comes to informing young people about work.

From A Levels to International Apprenticeships

It is arguably one of the most pivotal days in the education calendar and in recent years A Level Results day has afforded a great opportunity to promote apprenticeships to young people as a real alternative to going to University.

A Postcard from Kentucky

With headlines screaming ‘skills shortages’, you could be forgiven that I was catching up with recent news here, but these were the stories dominating the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.

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