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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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Skills Heroes - Skills the Finals 2018

March 17th was a historic and record-breaking day for skills competitions in the Netherlands. The largest ever competition in the country’s history was held with more than 70 skill competitions for ages 14-16 and above 18.

The Closing Ceremony attracted around 3,000 spectators who witnessed the optimism of Dutch Champions who are newly motivated to take on the next steps in their careers. Some will continue to represent the Netherlands at EuroSkills 2018, which will take place in Budapest, Hungary from 26-28 September.

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