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WorldSkills Europe is a nonprofit member association, which promotes excellence in the field of skills and competence development.

Our Activitities

WorldSkills Europe creates and develops Skills promotional activities on a European level, divided over different area’s.

EuroSkills 2018

On 26–28 September 2018, young people up to the age of 25 from all over Europe will meet in Budapest to compete for the European title in vocational skills.

Discover the power of skills

WorldSkills Europe raises awareness for today’s need for skilled young professionals across Europe. The organisation promotes excellence in the field of skills and competence development by orchestrating the biennial EuroSkills event, a spectacular promotion of professions for young people.

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European VET Week

On 5-9 December 2016, the first European Vocational Skills Week took place with events in Brussels and hundreds of activities in Member States, EFTA and EU candidate countries organized at national, regional and local levels. WSE President Hubert Romer and Norbert...

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Prime minister Stefan Löfvens at EuroSkills 2016

We are looking back at some inspiring words from Prime minister Stefan Löfvens, during the openingsceremonie at EuroSkills 2016, Gotheborg: Young talents, family members, teachers, representatives of business and trade unions, friends. Welcome to Sweden. Welcome to...

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A WorldSkills experience 16 years in the making

An individual with Jos de Goey during EuroSkills 2016. Jos de Goey is CEO of WorldSkills Netherlands, Secretary General of WorldSkills Europe and Vice President for Strategic Affairs for WorldSkills International, tells the Champions how he first got involved with...

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EuroSkills 2016 – Medals, medals medals!

From December 1-3, Europe’s largest skills competition EuroSkills 2016 took place in Svenska Mässan. 500 young skilled workers, from 28 countries, competed over 3 days in 35 skills for the title Best of Europe. EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016 was hosted by WorldSkills...

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