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How a WorldSkills Competition made him grow up

We, Mono Zukuri Vocational Research Institute LLP in Japan, conducted an interview with Mr. Katsuya Yamazaki, the silver medalist of Construction Metal works of WorldSkills Calgary 2009. We learned much regarding how the vocational training and competition made him grow up. I did not feel nervous at WorldSkills Competition. I managed to keep my motivation [...]

Social Networking and the Youth Forum

This past week I had the pleasure of attending the WorldSkills General Assembly and Youth Forum in Kingston, Jamaica. What a wonderful week in the hub of Caribbean Industry and Education. I had the opportunity to converse with the technical delegates from 37 of the 51 countries competing in the upcoming WorldSkills event in London. [...]

WorldSkills 2020 Vision

Christine Scoot  interviewed President Jack Dusseldorp after the WorldSkills Board meeting in Madrid on 11 & 12 July 2010. Christine: You look very pleased Jack. Good news? Jack: Yes, indeed! It’s been a particular pleasure to meet here in Madrid on the occasion of WorldSkills 60th Anniversary in the place where our organization was founded, [...]

Viridis Liew, 2005 Albert Vidal Award Winner

Viridis Liew from Singapore won the Albert Vidal Award in Helsinki, 2005. Since the Competition she has completed her training and returned to Nanyang Polytechnic to teach and be a coach for future WorldSkills Competitors. How has pursuing a career in skills changed your vision for the future?

Life after competing in a WorldSkills Competition

Michael Kirkwood-Smith (Competitor from Shizuoka 2007) interviews Matthew Ryan (Shizuoka 2007) and Jarrad Langdon (Helsinki 2005) about life after WorldSkills. They have set up an their own IT businesses and share an office in Sydney, Australia. They talk about how working together they are able to share knowledge and develop their own businesses. What has [...]