The Board of Directors of WorldSkills International has approved FEU as the organization that will represent Ukraine in this international organization.
WorldSkills organises the world championships of vocational skills, and is held every two years in different parts of the world. The organisation, which also hosts conferences about vocational skills, describes itself as the global hub for skills.
It brings together young people, industry, government, education, and institutions, to promote the benefits of and need for skilled trade professionals. The aims of the competition include demonstrating the advantages of learning a vocational skill, and encouraging 'parity of esteem' between vocational and academic qualifications.
Governed by an international Board of Directors and administered by the WorldSkills Secretariat, WSI's mission is "To raise the profile and recognition of skilled people, and show how important skills are in achieving economic growth and personal success."
Among its main objectives are:
- Promote the exchange between young professionals from various regions of the world;
- Exchange of skills, experience and technological innovations;
- Raise the understanding in governments, education and industry to the importance of skills training.
- Raise the awareness of youth and those who influence youth to the opportunities available in skilled professions.