WorldSkills Regional Championship starts in Yakutia on November 25
The VIII WorldSkills open regional championship will start in the republic on November 25, Yakutia 24 TV channel reports with the reference to the Institute for the Development of Professional Education.
In 2019, more than 1,7 thousand competitors and experts will take part in the championship. Victory in the regional championship will give the participants an opportunity to pass to the finals of the WorldSkills Russia National Championship, given the successful passage of qualifying competitions.
“Last year, the total number of competencies in three age categories was 112, and this time the regional championship increased the number of competencies to 128,” the Institute reported.
In the “Juniors” category – from 10 to 16 years, the participants will demonstrate skills in 51 competencies, in the “Young Professionals” category – from 16 to 22 years old – in 69 competencies, in the “Skills of the Wise” – 50 years and above – in eight.
Within the framework of the championship, from November 26 to December 6 there will be round tables, seminars, discussions on the implementation of career guidance projects and the training of highly qualified personnel in the republic, as well as on the development of vocational education in the region.