Launch of One School One Country in Kazan
On 25 January, One School One Country launched, connecting 57 schools in Kazan with WorldSkills Members from around the world. The goal of this programme is to promote skills to youth, and provide a cultural exchange between the Competitors and local Russian students. During Competition Preparation Week, WorldSkills Workshops were conducted in educational institutions across Tatarstan. WorldSkills International Representatives visited local schools.
Today, the Technical Delegates from WorldSkills met with the 57 schools that will host 1,600 Competitors for the cultural exchange in August. During WorldSkills Kazan 2019, local Russian students will see how developing skills leads to endless career choices, while the Competitors will learn more the Russian culture.
“We are sure that One School One Country will give delegates and school students of Kazan unforgettable experience. They will understand the importance of skills in our modern world and feel the atmosphere of international culture,” said President of WorldSkills International Simon Bartley.
About WorldSkills Kazan 2019
The 45th WorldSkills Competition – the main international event of 2019 in Russia – will bring together more than 1,600 young professionals representing over 60 countries and regions who will compete in 56 skills. It will take place in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019. It is expected that more than 250,000 spectators will attend the Competition and associated events.
Kazan won the right to host the Competition in 2015 having been ahead of other WorldSkills International member countries after voting. The WorldSkills Russia movement embraces 85 Russian regions and is one of the leading staff training projects.
Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer