KNRTU student is the gold medalist of WorldSkills world competition
Vadim Polyakov – the third-year student of Kazan National Research Technological University won the gold on WorldSkills-2017 world competition in Abu Dhabi.
Vadim Polyakov took the first place in “Refrigerating Engineering and Conditioning” competence. He took the third place in the national WorldSkills competition in Russia in 2015 and became the European champion in 2016.
The Russian team took the first place by team scoring, and fifth place in medal scoring with 11 medals and 21 medallions for professional competence. There were 50 competences, 1300 participants from 77 countries and over 2000 experts in jury. On closing ceremony on October 19 Kazan picked up the baton and officially became the organizer of WorldSkills competition, which will take place in 2019.
On November 15 the President of the Republic of Tatarstan – Rustam Minnikhanov congratulated the participants of WorldSkills-2017 from Tatarstan. There were 7 participants including three medalists: Andrey Dubanov, Pavel Fadeev and Vadim Polyakov. Albert Mineev was awarded with medallion for professional competence.
WorldSkills is the global hub for skills excellence and development. Through international cooperation and development between industry, government, organizations, and institutions, it promote the benefits of and need for skilled professionals through grass-roots community projects, skill competitions, and knowledge exchange. It show how important skills education and training is for youth, industries and society by challenging young professionals around the world to become the best in the skill of their choice.
WorldSkills is the collective voice for skills excellence and development in vocational, technological and service oriented careers around the globe. Since 1950 it have raised the awareness among youth, as well as their parents, teachers and employers, that our future depends on an effective skills training system. Today WorldSkills represents more than 45 skills in over 75 Member countries and regions, all working together with youth, educators and industries to help prepare the workforce and talent of today for the jobs of the future.
WorldSkills is not just a Competition though, it is a movement. By working within the six key areas of Research, Promoting Skills, Career Building, Education and Training, International Cooperation and Development, and Skills Competitions, WorldSkills will be the global hub for skills excellence and development with ongoing activities nationally, regionally and globally. The WorldSkills Foundation contributes with projects and initiatives that demonstrate the capacity for innovation and collaboration with partners, in order to leverage and build self-sustaining activities.
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