Abu Dhabi, 14th October, 2017 – The world is changing at a faster pace than we can imagine. New skills and capabilities are needed to meet emerging challenges. Vocational skills play a critical role in sustainable development of a transforming economy. To reignite the passions of youth and inspire them to realize their real potential, the world’s largest vocational skills competition is being organized in Abu Dhabi from 15-18 October 2017. The handpicked teams from various countries will compete to win coveted awards. Participants at the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 are going to be competing for the gold, silver, or bronze medal, as well as the highly coveted Albert Vidal award that is to be given out for the player with the highest overall point.


The UAE Vision 2021 as well as the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 have laid a roadmap to building a globally-competitive economy for the post hydrocarbon age. Abu Dhabi has clearly identified the process of people development as the most crucial element of realizing its vision.


WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 is one of the first of its kind skill development competition in Middle East and North Africa regions. It offers an unprecedented opportunities for the Middle Eastern countries to energize and sharpen their national skills culture. Abu Dhabi has an excellent opportunity to address challenges and identify skills solutions that will be useful for its economic transformation.


WorldSkills is particular emphasizing on emerging technologies such as AR/VR Solutions that has the capability to change the landscape of the education in Abu Dhabi. The large-scale adoption of AR/VR solutions will spearhead the vocational skill development mission of Abu Dhabi. This is why the WorldSkills platform is so important — to raise awareness and spread the AR/VR Solutions to the farthest corner of the world.  


Such programs are emphasizing to adopt Learn by doing methods delivered through Virtual and Augmented reality based methodologies for an immersive experience, said Dr. Sana Farid, Munfarid’s Co-Founder & CEO. Munfarid Consulting works on revitalizing the education through extensive skill development programs.


Along with government entities working to promote technology aided learning and development programs and nurturing the innovation culture among students. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience Google Expeditions with over 700 ready lessons and other Virtual Reality based learning applications planned to be showcased by VRXOne for the next four days starting from 15th October at ADNEC Abu Dhabi.


Visit https://worldskillsabudhabi2017.com/en/ to reserve your seat and participate in the greatest skill development competition that has the potential to develop skills strategies for a diversified knowledge-based economy.

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