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Children from five to 10 years old will demonstrate their skills in 26 competencies.
This year, the KidSkills Moscow Children’s Championship of Professional Skills will be held from September 1 to November 27. You can apply for participation on the official sitecompetitions from 1 to 30 September. The first stage of the championship will be held remotely: the contestants will have to post the completed task in their personal accounts.
Children aged five to 10 will demonstrate their skills in 26 competencies. They will compete in two age categories: five – seven and eight – ten years old. In addition, for the first time, you can participate in the championship with your family. For example, for schoolchildren 10-14 years old, the organizers are launching a new project FamilySkills. By completing tasks in a team, children and adults will be able to help each other improve their professional skills and learn something new. Parents and children will be able to prove themselves in graphic design, pastry and cooking, hairdressing and fashion technology.
According to the director of the Moscow Center for the Development of Vocational Education Sergey Kukolev, KidSkills is a full-fledged professional skill championship. He is already familiar to many even outside Moscow. Last year, almost 10 thousand people took part in it.
“The uniqueness of the championship lies not only in the number of participants, but also in the format. We not only accept applications for participation, but also provide a lot of preparatory work for all participants, mentors and experts, increase their level of professionalism and involvement in professional activities, accompany them until the championship itself, organize special training webinars, talk about professional areas and help in this way to make the first step towards a conscious choice of profession, ”stressed Sergei Kukolev.
The Moscow KidSkills Championship for children is a professional skill competition among preschoolers and primary school children. They help to form and improve the skills and abilities that the child needs in the future. Every year the championship becomes more and more large: the number of competencies increases, new high-tech and promising professions are added. For the first time, KidSkills competitions were held in 2018 in five competencies, in 2019 the number of competencies doubled. Last year, the championship was held in a remote-intramural format in 21 competencies.
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