SkillsFest24 - The Global online UK skills showcase. 16th to 20th September 2024.

SkillsFest24

SKILLSFEST24 will take place from Monday 16th September to Friday 20th September 2024 in partnership the Department for Business and Trade International Education team.

WOW 16 hours of skills and lifelong learning sessions delivered by 48 UK skills training providers through 8 webinars spread over 5 days. 

Participants will experience some of the world’s most innovative and high quality skills and training delivery demonstrated through case studies and live examples during SkillsFest24. The daily interactive  sessions will showcase skills solutions that can be contextualised for delivery wherever you are!

That’s right, it is a week-long global online SkillsFest.

We celebrate UK TVET skills brilliance to the world! Everyone from overseas Government ministries and their agencies, donor banks, non-Government organisations and aid agencies, public and private skills and education institutes, skills bodies, senior leadership, employers, trade bodies and more, will be invited to watch the latest innovations in TVET skills development and delivery from brilliant UK suppliers.

Wherever you were located across the world, SkillsFest2 will take place online, and is FREE to watch. If you miss the live sessions, you’ll be able to watch the full recordings.

There are always lots of fantastic case studies available so do not miss them! Should you need any more information, do not hesitate to contact UKSP.

If you would like to submit an expression of interest [EoI] to be a speaker at this event, please complete the form by clicking the button below:

The deadline for acceptance of EoI’s is Friday 23rd August 2024. Speaking slots are free of charge – you just need to invest the time to promote your brilliance to the world!

Here are the dates for SkillsFest24

Monday
16th
September 2024

08:00 - 10:00

Tuesday
17th
September 2024

08:00 - 10:00

Wednesday
18th
September 2024

08:00 - 10:00

Thursday
19th
September 2024

08:00 - 10:00

Friday
20th
September 2024

08:00 - 10:00

Tuesday
17th
September 2024

16:00 - 18:00

Wednesday
18th
September 2024

16:00 - 18:00

Thursday
19th
September 2024

16:00 - 18:00

Each day, different expert speakers will showcase their skills brilliance:

The line up of UK skills providers will include:

In each session, there will be up to 7 different UK world class skills providers demonstrating how they can support your skills ambitions.

  • professional and chartered bodies/institutes
  • further education colleges
  • independent training providers
  • awarding organisations
  • sectoral skills bodies
  • skills tech and equipment suppliers
  • vocational English language providers

UKSP TVET Skills Offer

A wide range of solutions and skills provision will be showcased through case studies. The SkillsFest will cover:

  • Green/ sustainability (for example infrastructure, energy, finance, agri, aqua etc)
  • Future facing technology (for example AI, robotics, key enabling technologies etc)
  • Advanced manufacturing and innovation
  • Digital literacy / coding / ICT / cyber
  • Professional, entrepreneurship and business services
  • Healthcare, social care and Pharmaceutical
  • Cognitive, soft, core and behavioural skills
  • Tourism, hospitality and visitor economy
  • Teacher capacity and capability skills training
  • Logistics, distribution & maritime
  • Gender, Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI)

Check out SkillsFest2023

Take a look at the recordings of the sessions from SkillsFest2023. You can also see all of the UK Skills Training providers.

Whatever you do, don’t miss out on being part of SkillsFest2024!