The WorldSkills Russia National Competition is the largest skills competition in Russia according to WorldSkills standards among students of secondary vocational education institutions aged 16-22 years old, facilitating vocational guidance of young people and introducing best international practices into the national education system.

The WorldSkills Russia National Competition includes six skills sectors: construction and building technology, information and communication technology, creative arts and fashion, manufacturing and engineering technology, social and personal services, as well as transportation and logistics.

In 2019, the 7th WorldSkills Russia National Competition will be held on May 21-23 in the city of Kazan at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Center. The Opening and the Closing ceremonies will be held on May 20 and 24, respectively.

The competition includes 93 skills, as well as 23 skills of the Future Skills sector. Junior competitors – participants of the WorldSkills Russia Juniors – will compete in 48 skills.

The 7th WorldSkills Russia National Competition in Kazan will gather 1513 competitors, 152 of which are foreign, as well as 363 junior competitors. 1274 compatriot experts will represent the Expert Community.

Within the framework of the Conference Programme of the 7th WorldSkills Russia National Competition it is planned to hold more than 20 thematic sessions including representatives of state authorities, enterprises and educational institutions. The agenda of the sessions suggests a discussion of the national team preparation, personnel standard of industrial growth, review of regional competitions, and development of the Expert Community, projects for youth, as well as holding training sessions and seminars organised by the partners of the movement.

A new direction of the skills competitions according to WorldSkills standards called “Skills of the Wise” has been launched for specialists over 50 years old within the framework of the WorldSkills Russia National Competition.



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