News and press releases
Petra Morbin joined Skills Finland as Project Director for WSOS Development Centre
The mission of the Project Director is to cultivate the Centre into a development and research unit that will support WorldSkills International in developing the Occupational Standards used in WorldSkills Competitions.
National Skills Competition Taitaja2023 in Espoo 8-11 May 2023
The National Skills Competition Taitaja will take place in the Tapiola Sports Park in Espoo this May. The event is open to everyone and free of charge. We invite everyone interested in vocational education and training to come and explore the competition and Finnish VET education.
Historic victory for Finland at the Abilympics Competition
The international Abilympics vocational skills competition finished on Saturday with the presentation of medals at the closing ceremony. The Finnish National Team did well in the competition, earning one gold medal and four silver medals. These are the first medals that Finland has won in the Abilympics.
Promoting the world’s best professional competence for 30 years
Skills Finland will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. We will celebrate the milestone on our channels and in our events throughout the year.
Margit Tennosaar to help in the reform of the Excellence in Skills training system
The Excellence in Skills training system of Skills Finland will undergo an overhaul in 2023. Teija Ripattila is joined by Margit Tennosaar in the project.
Survey on the image of upper secondary education 2022
The survey on the image of upper-secondary education reveals that there is still room for improvement when it comes to the image of vocational education and training.
Thank you for this year
We wish our network a wonderful Holiday season.
Six Medallion for Excellences for Team Finland
Team Finland took part in the WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition this autumn.
Taitaja award for entrepreneurship looks good in your CV
Taitaja award 2022 for entrepreneurship went to TaitajaPLUS skills category of restaurant and catering services. Competing for the award raised positive competitive spirit and inspired participants to pull out all stops when planning the competition tasks.