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The seminar will be held on October 15th from 12.30 to 15, in connection with WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 event at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, in Capital Suite 14. Skills Finland organizes the seminar together with its partners. The seminar is free of charge.

In the seminar we will discuss the skills needs and the global challenges to vocational education and training. We will reflect the ways of meeting these challenges by co-operating together.

The main speaker of the seminar is Olli-Pekka Heinonen, former Minister of Education and current Director General of the Finnish National Agency for Education. In other speeches and in panel discussion you get familiar with the Finnish VET, the utilization of skills competitions in developing the VET, and with case-studies of the different ways the Finnish vocational institutions have collaborated with other countries.