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Being a positive force for change as a global citizen is increasingly important to youth around the world. WorldSkills and the HP Foundation believe that youth will be better prepared and equipped for the future when provided knowledge that inspires action.
BeChangeMaker is a social entrepreneurship focused project recently launched jointly by WorldSkills and the HP Foundation. This... View details ⇨
WorldSkills China Provides Training Programmes for TVET Teachers of Bangladesh
The Skills and Enhancement Project at Guangzhou Industry and Trade Technician College (GZITTC) in Guangzhou City, China – launched on 6 January 2017 – will provide three types of training programs covering a range of trades, with participants from Bangladesh joining their Chinese counterparts in building their... View details ⇨
Have you started exploring what it means to be a social entrepreneur by signing up for BeChangeMaker (BCM)?
Do you need a bit of inspiration and a better understanding of how to shape the world with the power of skills? We are proud to have speakers from Stanford University, Kiva, and Founderscope leading the BeChangeMaker webinars you can take part in.
Bano Fatima is a young social entrepreneur who is passionate about driving social change.
She’s developed her career by supporting weavers in her own community in India. Having funded the “Weavers’ Hut”, the business has enabled the weavers, who are often exploited and subject to caste prejudice, to access a bigger market while being upskilled.
Competition Preparation Week wrapped up in Abu Dhabi!
Thank you to our hosts, His Excellency Mubarak Al Shamsi (the Director General of ACTVET, and Official Delegate to WorldSkills), Ali Al Marzouqi (the President of EmiratesSkills and Technical Delegate to WorldSkills), and the entire WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 team. The hospitality has been outstanding – worthy of the great reputation that... View details ⇨
Competition Preparation Week, a series of meetings preparing for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, has concluded. It was a highly successful event and included the launch of One School One Country - an exchange programme between national teams and schools in the host city Abu Dhabi. Read more:
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received the WorldSkills Board of Directors, the Director General of ACTVET, His Excellency Mubarak Al Shamsi, the President of EmiratesSkills, Ali Al Marzouqi, and the CEO of WorldSkills, David Hoey, at the Sea Palace in Abu Dhabi on Monday afternoon.
Competition Preparation Week (CPW), is underway in Abu Dhabi and it has drawn more than 400 participants from over 50 WorldSkills Member countries and regions.
Through meetings, seminars, and venue tours, they are getting a glimpse of what WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 will bring to the region, and what it will mean for a new generation of achievers and thought-leaders.
Competition Preparation Week launched this morning as delegates and partners gathered from around the world in Abu Dhabi!
With only 259 days until WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 begins, our Skills Management Teams, Technical Delegates, partners, and delegates are hard at work organizing the details for what promises to be a magnificent event.