Movers and Shakers

WorldSkills VIPs speak to FE Week
As WorldSkills UK media partner, FE Week has been granted one-on-one time with some pretty heavyweight people in Leipzig 2013. Among them have been WorldSkills International president Simon...
Team UK have a great start to the competition
Team UK have a great start to the competition
If Tuesday night was all about the spectacle of the opening ceremony, yesterday it was down to serious business as the first of four days’ competition got under...
'Biggest international skills event' is under way
‘Biggest international skills event’ is under way
Check out the video from yesterday’s events here: Thousands of competitors, experts, delegates, team leaders, organisers, and volunteers packed the Samsung Arena at Leipzig Messe for the opening...
German schoolchildren 4, WorldSkills Team UK 3
German schoolchildren 4, WorldSkills Team UK 3
It was a close game, played in true WorldSkills good spirit, but in the end Team UK succumbed to the greater footballing prowess of their young German hosts....
Team UK florist Chloe hits WorldSkills 2013
Team UK florist Chloe hits WorldSkills 2013
Two days before WorldSkills 2013 kicks off and already many competitors have been getting comfortable with the Leipzig Messe (Trade Fair) venue. Milton Keynes florist Chloe Woolf  (pictured)...
And they're off...Team UK are bid farewell and good luck
And they’re off…Team UK are bid farewell and good luck
After months of grueling training, selection heats, pressure testing and tears of both sadness and joy; Team UK were bid farewell at a fitting reception this afternoon. Close...
TeamUK going for gold
TeamUK going for gold
More than 200,000 contestants and supporters from across the world will descend on the East-Central German city of Leipzig for the WorldSkills 2013 this week. The 42nd competition...
Adult college ‘changes lives’
Adult college ‘changes lives’
Working Men’s College, a specialist designated institution in North London, is celebrating an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted grade. Rebecca Cooney reports  When Ofsted published its report late last month, Working...
AoC in India : Down to business
AoC in India : Down to business
The AoC India UK delegation arrived safely in New Delhi by early evening yesterday, just in time for the first official meeting of the programme. The programme kicked...
AoC in India : Arrival and pleasure before business for FE Week team
AoC in India : Arrival and pleasure before business for FE Week team
We made it! Last minute packing before any flight is always slightly stressful and you are never really sure whether you have actually managed to pack everything that...
FE colleges’ passage to India
FE colleges’ passage to India
A group of colleges is establishing a permanent team in New Delhi as part of an Association of Colleges (AoC) initiative to help the British FE Sector expand...

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