Contributed by: WorldSkills Jamaica
Seated from left are Mr. Kevin Mullings Official Delegate
WorldSkills Jamaica, Mr. Donald Foster, Executive Director of the HEART
Trust/National Training Agency and Mrs. Grace McLean Technical Delegate
WorldSkills Jamaica. In the background is Mr. Gregory Wint, Project Manager
Mr. Donald Foster, Executive Director of the HEART Trust/National Training
Agency makes a presentation to the Governor General of Jamaica, His Excellency
the Most Honourable Professor Kenneth Hall. The occasion was a courtesy call at
Kings House, the Governor General’s official residence. Also in the picture is
Ms Pamella Mckenzie, National Programmes Director.
WorldSkills Jamaica’s Official Delegate Kevin Mullings (1st right) used the
opportunity to introduce the Governor General to the WorldSkills concept as well
as providing an update on preparations for Jamaica’s participation in the 2007
WorldSkills Shizuoka Japan competition as well as the next National Skills
Competition scheduled for April 2008.
WorldSkills Jamaica prepares for Jamaica’s National Skills
WorldSkills Jamaica began gearing up for the National Skills Competition
(April 23-25, 2008) with a training session for National Skills Managers and
Workshop Supervisors on April 25, 2007 at the Jamaica Conference Centre. The
Skills Managers and Workshop Supervisors will oversee the competition in each
Chair of the session Ms Fay Sukhu of the Vocational Training Development
Institute charged participants to focus on the series of training workshops and
to infuse the culture of WorldSkills into the Jamaican Vocational Educational
and Training (VET) system.
For more information please visit: www.heart-nta.org
Contributed by: CroatiaSkills
CroatiaSkills are very proud to have organised one of the biggest national
skills competitions in this part of the world. The 1st
CroatiaSkills Zagreb 2007, was held in
Zagreb (Croatia) on 20-21st April 2007.
50,000 spectators visited the Zagreb Fair (Pavilion 1- 14400 m2) in order to
see today's vocational training in action. The Competition was successful and
the atmosphere was cheerful with over 810 youngsters competing in 38 different
skills. In every skill the best three competitors were awarded with medals. The
Croatian Team will compete in 4 skills in Shizuoka, Japan in November 2007.
WSI Certificate of Merit – Mr Krešimir Rašan (Croatia)
WSI Certificate of Merit was presented to Mr.
Krešimir Rašan, M.S. and Assistant to Minister of Ministry of Science, Education
and Sports by Davor Dinter, President of CroatiaSkills.
Rotterdam – 15 March 2007 – Strategy Committee
“WorldSkills International is pleased to present you with a Certificate of
Merit in recognition of your outstanding contribution towards the establishment
and development of CroatiaSkills as the WorldSkills International Member for
Croatia, and in appreciation of your time, enthusiasm and commitment in the
development of skills recognition and promotion within Croatia.”
Mr. Davor Dinter, president of CroatiaSkills presented the Certificate of
Merit to Mr Krešimir Rašan during the Opening Ceremonies of the 1st
CroatiaSkills Zagreb 2007. Mr Krešimir Rašan M.S. & Assistant of Minister of
Ministry of Science Education and Sports dedicated the Certificate of Merit to
his late father.
For more information please visit: www.croatiaskills.hr
On Wednesday, November 14th, the 39th WorldSkills Competition (WSC) and 7th International Abilympics (IA) kicked off with a bang at Granship in Shizuoka City . The event was a combination of cultural exchange and national pride for the numerous teams marching in.
Numazu City, who was also responsible for arranging the ‘One School One Country’ program, is putting a lot of heart and effort in to celebrating the fact that WorldSkills is in town. Among many initiatives Numazu City have taken the opportunity to welcome everyone by hosting a spectacular festival around City.