SkillsFest 2023

SKILLSFEST - Global Online Skills Showcase
was daily from 10th to 14th July 2023

Everyone was invited!

We celebrated 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, was welcome to see the latest innovation in TVET skills development and delivery from brilliant UK suppliers.

Wherever you were located across the world, SkillsFest took place online, and was FREE to watch.

Each day there were different expert speakers showcasing their brilliance:

Click on each day to open up the line up!

10th July 2023

08:00 to 10:00

Line up:

08:00 Welcome
08:15 BCS, Chartered Institute for IT
08:30 Purple Beard Limited
08:45 People1st International
09:00 BSC Education
09:15 Metaverse Learning
09:30 NCFE
09:45 Q&A
10:00 CLOSE

11th July 2023

08:00 to 10:00

Line up:

08:00 Welcome
08:15 Learning Curve Group
08:30 Pearson & British Esports
08:45 Instructus
09:00 Habia & Qualifi
09:15 City and Guilds
09:30 Chartered College of Teaching
09:45 Q&A
10:00 CLOSE

11th July 2023

16:00 to 18:00

Line up:

16:00 Welcome
16:15 National Skills Academy for Food and Drink
16:30 TTE International
16:45 Learning Curve Group
17:00 BCS Chartered Institute for IT
17:15 People1st International
17:30 ActiveIQ
17:45 Q&A
18:00 CLOSE

12th July 2023

08:00 to 10:15

Line up:

08:00 Welcome
08:15 Kortext
08:30 AIM Qualifications
08:45 School of Coding & AI
09:00 Yarway Group
09:15 Institute of the Motor Industry
09:30 Getenergy Field Ready Ltd
09:45 NPTC Group of Colleges
10:00 Q&A
10:15 CLOSE

12th July 2023

16:00 to 18:00

Line up:

16:00 Welcome
16:15 AIM Qualifications
16:30 Getenergy Field Ready Limited
16:45 School of Coding and AI
17:00 Education Training Foundation
17:15 NCFE
17:30 Metaverse Learning
17:45 Q&A
18:00 CLOSE

Thursday13th July 2023

08:00 to 10:00

Line up:

08:00 Welcome and Introductions
08:15 m2r Education
08:30 Education Training Foundation
08:45 OCN London
09:00 Right Track Learning Limited
09:15 TTE International
09:30 National Skills Academy for Nuclear (NSAN)
09:45 Q&A
10:00 CLOSE

14th July 2023

08:00 to 10:15

Line up:

08:00 Welcome
08:15 Harrow, Richmond, Uxbridge, College Group
08:30 BSD Education
08:45 Peartree Languages
09:00 Cineon Training Limited
09:15 National Skills Academy for Food and Drink
09:30 ActiveIQ
09:45 C&T
10:00 Q&A
10:15 CLOSE

All times shown are UK time

Look at this line up of fantastic skills suppliers:

BSC Education
Instructus Skills
Righttrack Learning
Learning Curve Group
Cineon Training
BSD Education
Chartered College of Teaching
Metaverse Learning
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI)
NSAN - National Skills Academy for Nuclear
Purple Beard
British Esports
Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge Colleges (HRUC)
Peartree Languages
OCN London
m2r education
TTE International
Yarway Group
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Education and Training Foundation (ETF)
City and Guilds
The School of Coding and AI
Getenergy Field Ready
National Skills Academy for Food and Drink (NSAFD)
ActiveIQ Logo
People1st International
NPTC Group of Colleges
The Department for Business and Trade

Global Skills Partners

In partnership with the UK Skills Partnership, the Department for Business and Trade International Education team hosted a ‘SkillsFest – Global Online Skills Showcase‘, daily from Monday 10th to Friday 14th July 2023.

Participants saw some of the world’s most innovative high quality skills delivery demonstrated through case studies and live examples. The sessions showcased skills solutions that can be contextualised for delivery wherever you are!

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

UKSP and Department for Business and Trade working in partnership.
UKSP Skills Suppliers

UK Supplier Showcase

At each session, there was 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 was showcased through case studies. The SkillsFest covered:

  • 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)
UKSP Worker

Did you know that collectively, UKSP is able to offer skills solutions in a range of industrial sectors?

Aerospace, Maritime, Transport, Ports, Seafaring, Inland Waterways, Logistics and Distribution

Green Transport, Sustainable Energy, Renewables, Net-Zero, Green Finance

Capital Projects, Smart and Future Cities, Green Construction and Sustainable Infrastructure

ICT, AI, Advanced Technologies, DeepTech, Robotics, Fintech, E-Commerce, Blockchain, Coding, Cyber, Data, Communications and Key Enabling Technologies

Professional, Banking, Legal, Business, Financial services, Chartered, Government, Public Services and Administration

Charities, Development, Gender, Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and the third sector

Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Biosciences & Life Sciences

Advanced Engineering, Technical Innovation, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Minerals and Production

Creative, Media, Cultural, Travel, Tourism, Hospitality, Food and Beverage, Events, Entertainment, Recreation, Visitor Economy and Retail

Food Sustainability, Agri-tech, Aquaculture, Forestry, Farming, Animal Health, Horticulture and Agriculture

Teacher Training, Equipment and Tech Supplies, Skills, Education, Institutional Leadership and Governance, Language,

Health, Social Care, Fitness, Sports, Hair, Beauty, Cosmetics and Wellness

Whatever your skills needs, contact the UKSP