Ilsur Metshin: “WorldSkills will help us in the development of professional education”
Photo by Denis Gordiyko
August 19, Ksenia Shvetsova). The Russian team at the WorldSkills Kazan 2019
includes 8 Kazan citizens, and two more schoolchildren of the Engineering
School became members of the junior team. The championship will increase the
interest of children and youth in working specialties. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor
of Kazan, expressed this opinion today at the Business Monday.
15 Tatarstan residents entered the Russian national team. 8 Kazan citizens are
among them. They will present their skills in such areas as mobile robotics,
web design, restaurant services, medical and social care and others, said
Rustem Gafarov, the first deputy head of the Executive Committee.
addition, for the first time, Juniors World Championship will be held among
students aged 10 to 17as part of the WorldSkills. Two young Kazan citizens Egor
Tarasov and Ilias Khisameev, students of the KNRTU-KAI Engineering School, will
fight for victory.
schoolchildren will be able to get acquainted with the participants of the
Russian team personally. On August 22, students will meet with participants in
the national teams of the championship countries within the framework of the
educational program “One School, One Country”. In 58 schools of Kazan and the
Laishevsky district, children will get acquainted with the culture of the guests,
as well as talk about the culture of the peoples of Russia and Tatarstan.
Interactive workshops on one of the competencies will also take place.
can watch the competition of professionals in the championship. The admission
to the competition sites will be free by prior registration, reminded the first
deputy head of the Executive Committee.
WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Championship is a significant event not only for Kazan
and Tatarstan, but for Russia, said Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan. “The
development of the economy, innovation is impossible without professionals. We
hope that the championship will help us in the field of professional
education”, he said. “The legacy and the infrastructure that will remain is
important, of course. But the most important thing is the interest in working
professions that will appear among our youth”.
the good preparation and high quality of professional education, Kazan showed
good results at the national stage of the championship, added the Mayor. “I
want to thank all the leaders, teachers, tutors, coaches who worked with our
children. 8 Kazan citizens entered the Russian team, they will represent our
country at the Championship”, said I. Metshin.