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“The one single factor that determines society’s success is the percentage of Change Maker within it” – Bill Drayton, social entrepreneur, CEO and founder of Ashoka

Have you ever dreamed of making a difference, bringing positive impact to your community or the world? Are you a Change Maker? No matter if it is big or small, every effort counts and you can start by developing your career as a...
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Leading up to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, representatives of the WorldSkills Champions Trust will be interviewing future Competitors to see how their training journey is going, what they are excited about, and also what advice they would like from Champions.

In this first instalment, Ryley, an Industrial Control Competitor from Canada, and Peter, his Expert, discuss the benefits of...
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Road to WorldSkills: Ryley from Canada

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Meet Mobile Robotics Champion and Expert Mohammad Al Shamsi in the first of a new series leading up to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, celebrating the achievements of young, skilled Emiratis.

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Meet Mohammad Al-Shamsi

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As we look ahead to 2017, we are inspired by the continued growth of the WorldSkills movement around the globe. We are tremendously grateful to our Members and partners who are committed to improving the world with the power of skills.

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Skills development in Africa has been given a significant boost with the hosting of the first East African Skills Competition in the Tanzanian coastal city, Dar es Salaam.

The Competition may have been relatively small but it attracted talent from three countries – Tanzania, Kenya, and Zambia – who competed in Mechatronics, Bricklaying, and Hairdressing.

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Tanzania hosts the first East Africa Skills Competition

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The WorldSkills Champions Trust caught up for a year end themed podcast. Tune in as they reflect on their personal highlights from 2016, as well as their goals for 2017.

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Champions Trust year in review

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It is the European Vocational Skills Week. Find out about events and activities you can attend or watch on livestream throughout Europe.
Mr San-Quei Lin of the WorldSkills Board was at the inaugural East and Central African WorldSkills Competition held at the Dar es Salam Institute of Technology (DIT).

The East and Central African is an event being promoted by FESTO in collaboration with WorldSkills International, WorldSkills Zambia, DIT, and VETA of Tanzania.
EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016 wrapped up this week and the Champions Trust caught up with up with Jos de Goey, CEO of WorldSkills Netherlands, Secretary General of WorldSkills Europe, and Vice President for Strategic Affairs for WorldSkills International.

Learn about the exciting growth of EuroSkills, the success achieved this year, and the future plans for WorldSkills Europe on the WorldSkills...
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A WorldSkills experience 16 years in the making

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The Prime Minister of Sweden, during the opening of EuroSkills, shared his inspiring skills story as a welder.
The second day of EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016 is well underway. Here's a taste of the first day of action.
A selection of Swedish number ones at the opening ceremony of EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016
Live at the EuroSkills opening ceremony
Watch the opening ceremony of EuroSkills, which gets underway in Gothenburg in less than four hours time! The stream starts at 19:30 (CET).
Best of luck to all teams taking part in EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016!
Ever wonder which careers most align with your personality?

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Dr. Lori Thompson, Professor of Industrial-organizational psychology at North Carolina State University (USA) and the University of Cape Town (South Africa), worked with the website of TIME to identify vocational interests and people’s work “personalities”.

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Connecting youth’s interests to skilled careers

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