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23 July 2019
WorldSkills Conference Workshop: Designing skills pathways for local challenges
WorldSkills Conference Workshop: Designing skills pathways for local challenges

We are so excited to announce that there is only a month left until the WorldSkills Conference in Kazan where world experts will come together to discuss pertinent skills and labour market issues, in the hopes to come to a clear consensus as to what solutions need to be put in place.  The digital era […]

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22 July 2019
Refugee turned CEO to deliver a short speech at the WorldSkills Conference 2019
Refugee turned CEO to deliver a short speech at the WorldSkills Conference 2019

With one month to go until the WolrdSkill Conference in Kazan, Mission: Talent will spend the next two weeks discussing how labour mobility affects the skill gap and highlighting problems that will need to be discussed by experts at the event. Kabul-born CEO of Chatterbox, Mursal Hedayat, is one such expert. As a refugee, she […]

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19 July 2019
WorldSkills Conference Workshop – Training and innovation: a how-to-guide
WorldSkills Conference Workshop – Training and innovation: a how-to-guide

Only 5 weeks left until the WorldSkills Conference in Kazan, where world experts will come together to discuss pertinent skills and labour market issues, in the hopes to come to a clear consensus as to what solutions need to be put in place.  In this rapidly evolving technological and digital world, it is not easy […]

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19 July 2019
Russian cosmonaut to take part in the WorldSkills Conference 2019
Russian cosmonaut to take part in the WorldSkills Conference 2019

On Saturday 20th July, the world will be celebrating one of man’s greatest feats – the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In honour of this, Mission: Talent is very excited to announce that an award-winning cosmonaut will be speaking at the WorldSkills Conference in Kazan at the end of August. Executive Director […]

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17 July 2019
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16 July 2019
WorldSkills Conference Panel: Catching the digital skills wave (before it’s too late) 
WorldSkills Conference Panel: Catching the digital skills wave (before it’s too late) 

Only 6 weeks left until the WorldSkills Conference in Kazan, where world experts will come together discussing pertinent skills and labour market issues, in the hopes to come to a clear consensus as to what solutions need to be put in place.  With the Industrial Revolution 4.0 clearly in focus, the identification and development of […]

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15 July 2019
13-year-old award winning scientist announced as panellist at the WorldSkills Conference 2019
13-year-old award winning scientist announced as panellist at the WorldSkills Conference 2019

To celebrate World Youth Skills Day the Mission: Talent team is excited to announce that 13-year-old Anna Du will speak at this year’s WorldSkills Conference in Kazan. The seventh grader is already an author, inventor and nationally recognised award-winning scientist. The youngest speaker at the Conference, Anna’s passion against plastics pollution in the sea, led […]

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9 July 2019
Mission: Talent in the news
Mission: Talent in the news

Since Mission: Talent was first mentioned publicly earlier this year, it has captured the imagination of the media internationally. Early support came from the government of Egypt for when the Vice President for the Ministry of Education for Technical Skills, Mohamed Megahed, issued a statement to Zawya praising Mission: Talent, saying: “we are grateful to ROSATOM […]

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8 July 2019
18-year-old 2016 International Children’s Peace Prize winner will be sharing her inspiring story at the WorldSkill Conference 2019
18-year-old 2016 International Children’s Peace Prize winner will be sharing her inspiring story at the WorldSkill Conference 2019

The 2016 winner of the International Children’s Peace Prize, and Green Hope Foundation founder, 18-year-old Kehkashan Basu will share her skills story with five other young adults on a panel at the WorldSkills Conference in Kazan in August this year.  Environmentalist, champion of children’s rights, peace and sustainability campaigner, and a passionate advocate of women’s […]

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3 July 2019
G20 leaders favour human-centred approach to adapt to Industrial Revolution 4.0
G20 leaders favour human-centred approach to adapt to Industrial Revolution 4.0

Between the 28th and 29th June 2019, G20 leaders met in Osaka, Japan, to sign a global declaration addressing major global economic challenges. Highlighting the necessity to adapt to and harness the digital economy, to empower women, and to support lifelong learning both for the ageing population and new generation, the declaration emphasises the importance […]

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