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Launch of the WorldSkills Foundation

A key strategy in WorldSkills’ 2020 Vision was realised with the launch of the WorldSkills Foundation in Madrid, Spain on 4 April 2011. The Foundation’s purpose is to complement the WorldSkills Competition with a program of research, advocacy and education activities.  In this way, the Foundation aims to achieve its shared mission with WorldSkills International [...]

Honouring the past and launching the future

An abridged version of my speech at the commencement of our 60th Anniversary General Assembly meeting in Kingston. Dear Colleagues, dear friends Tribute to our founder In 1946  Francisco Albert Vidal began a voyage of discovery entrusted to him by the head of Spain’s National Youth Organization, with the mission to; Fill youth with enthusiasm [...]