In Kazan will pass the championship of WorldSkills standards in the it sector DigitalSkills 2018

© Depositphotos / MaykovNikitaГород Kazan. Archival photoIn Kazan will pass the championship of WorldSkills standards in the it sector DigitalSkills 2018© Depositphotos / MaykovNikita

The second branch championship WorldSkills standards in the field of information technology DigitalSkills 2018 will be held in Kazan from 10 to 14 December, the agreement was signed by the Minister for the digital development of Telecom and mass communications of the Russian Federation Konstantin Noskov, President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and Director General of Association «Young professionals (WorldSkills Russia)» Robert Urazov, according to the Ministry of Informatization and communications of Tatarstan.

«The second branch championship WorldSkills standards in the field of information technology DigitalSkills 2018 will be held from 10 to 14 December at the international exhibition center «Kazan Expo». On this site in 2019 will host the 45th world championship of professional skills WorldSkills Kazan», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the Ministry of digital development, communications and mass communications of the Russian Federation, the government of Tatarstan and the Union of «Young professionals (WorldSkills Russia)» agreed to cooperate in the preparation and holding of sectoral Championships in the field of information technology DigitalSkills for the next 6 years – from 2018 to 2023, inclusive. The corresponding agreement was signed in Moscow.

DigitalSkills championship WorldSkills standards in the field of information technology, which is conducted among young participants aged up to 28 years – employees of the enterprises of small, medium and large businesses industry and also students of secondary and higher professional education to address issues of staffing of the digital economy.

The world championship WorldSkills is the world’s largest competition of professional skill. The world championship WorldSkills-2019 will be held in Kazan on 22-27 August. The capital of Tatarstan was chosen as the host city of the Championships at the General Assembly of WorldSkills International in Sao Paulo in August 2015. For this right it competed with Paris and Charleroi, Belgium. It is expected that the participants of the championship in Kazan will be about 1.6 thousand young people under the age of 22 (in some competencies up to 25 years) from about 70 countries. Determine the best in over 50 skills. It is expected about 250 thousand visitors.

WorldSkills international is a worldwide movement whose goal is to promote working professions, raising the status and standards of vocational training and qualifications across the globe. The Russian Federation joined the international movement WorldSkills in 2012. Regional Championships are held in more than half of subjects of the Russian Federation. Kazan in 2014 and 2015, took second and third national Championships WorldSkills Russia.

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