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WorldSkills is showcasing the value of skills and raising the recognition of skilled professionals worldwide.

Skills are the foundation of modern life. Everything, from the houses we live in to the societies we create, is the result of skills. They are the driving force behind successful careers and companies, thriving industries and economies. Skills keep the world working.

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WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

11-16 August 2015

WorldSkills São Paulo 2015
11-16 August 2015

45th National Skills Competition
16-18 September 2015

Worldskills Malaysia National Competition
17-21 October 2015

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SkillsUSA participates in White House “CTE Innovators” Event

On 30 June, 2015, three SkillsUSA student members, three SkillsUSA instructors, and two members of the SkillsUSA national staff were among those honored in Washington, D.C. to participate in a White House convening: “Celebrating Innovations in Career and Technical Education” (CTE). First Lady Michelle Obama delivered remarks praising the good work of educators, educational institutions, and - especially - students striving to develop cutting-edge skills that align with the jobs that companies actually need to fill. The White House conference included a showcase of student projects, and discussions with educators, philanthropists, business leaders, and policy makers on ways to expand CTE programs.

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