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WorldSkills Conference 2019
Skills for Change

23-24 August 2019 in Kazan, Russia


As societies transform, how can we ensure young people fulfil their potential?

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Hosted in conjunction with WorldSkills Kazan 2019, is the WorldSkills Conference 2019. From 23-24 August the global skills community will be in Kazan, Russia exploring in-depth questions about the future of skills.

How can we train an agile generation of skilled young people for the future? How will they stay relevant in the face of economic, social and technological transformations?

WorldSkills believes that skills make a difference. That skills change lives.

From big data; to new education eco-systems - megatrends are shaping the future of skills and the future of our industries, our work, and our societies.

At WorldSkills Conference 2019 industry leaders, policy-makers, education and training providers, researchers, and changemakers will turn Kazan into an international incubator for innovative solutions for change. The programme will be presented over three unique and connected tracks connecting the mega trends to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and 2017 Youth Declaration on the Future of TVET.


The Programme 2019

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Day 1

23 August 2019

Powerful forces are shaping our world. Will we rise to the challenges of climate change, new technologies, and globalisation by harnessing skills to unlock our full potential?

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Day 2

24 August 2019

Throughout history, skilled individuals have always played a powerful role in the service of humanity. With an uncertain future will highly trained and educated young people continue to prove that skills change lives?

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WorldSkills Conference 2019

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