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Video games are serious thing

Have you ever read those comments where people say that video games are just waste of time for children, plus they are highly addictive? What if you won’t simply play those games, but also start to create new ones which would become time-tested hits? Today video games are a billion-dollar industry involving best programmers, writers …

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WorldSkills expert Adrian Sommer: you can fully understand who you want to be only through apprenticeship

Kazan State Power Engineering University hosted IEK GROUP Corporate Competition (official event of the WorldSkills Hi-Tech) within Open International Training Session SkillCamp-2019. Employees of industrial enterprises from different countries competed in designing and installing electrical systems by WorldSkills standards. Largest Russian companies, the national teams of Switzerland, Brazil, Great Britain and Kazakhstan, as well as …

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Crispin Thorold, WorldSkills International: Our mission is for as many people as possible could find their profession

WorldSkills International representatives held a project session with the organizers of the upcoming vocational skills world championship WorldSkills Kazan 2019 in the capital of Tatarstan. During the break between meetings our reporter talked to Crispin Thorold, Director of Marketing and Communications of WorldSkills International. In an interview with «Gorod A» he spoke about how preparations …

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DHL Global Forwarding will become a partner of WorldSkills Competition 2019 in Kazan

DHL Global Forwarding and the organizing committee of the 45th WorldSkills Competition have signed The Letter of Intetion in Kazan on September 19th. The document was signed by Olga Nedospasova, Deputy Director General for Marketing and Partner Relations of WorldSkills Russia, by Ranko Tepavcevic, Deputy Director General of the Directorate for Sports and Social Projects, …

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Alexey Burkan, a fitness trainer from Kazan, creating ‘Iron Man’ inspired repulsor

A fitness trainer from Kazan Alexey Burkan is creating Iron Man’s armor from the ‘Iron Man’ movie. The video reaches 4 million views on YouTube. Alexey made an electrolyser, which decomposes water into hydrogen and oxygen. The obtained gas mixture enters the combustion chamber, fixed on a hand, from which you can make a fire …

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Two-time Red Bull Air Race champion Kirby Chambliss: There were no rules when we started

The fifth stage of the Red Bull Air Race — 2018 is finished in Kazan, Russia. Less than two-tenths of a second separated the top three finishers. Czech pilot Martin Sonka won his second race of the 2018 season. Michael Goulian took the second place, and his fellow American Kirby Chambliss took the third. Chambliss …

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IHF Men’s and Women’s Beach Handball World Championships

Bill Bigham, Captain of the Men’s USA Beach Handball team: Beach handball is about real acrobatic shots

Заметку на русском языке читайте здесь […] From 24 to 29 of July Kazan hosted the VIII Beach Handball World Championship. 16 men’s and 16 women’s teams from 24 countries competed for the victory. All matches were played on 3 courts of the Beach Sports Complex. Greek women won Beach Handball World Champion title on …

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Russia 2018: McDonald’s brings youngsters closer to their dreams

Young boys and girls of Kazan and the Republic of Tatarstan walked hand-in-hand onto the pitch with the players of Belgium and Brazil national football teams just before the quarterfinal match of the World Cup started. This incredible opportunity was given to the children by the McDonald’s. Заметку на русском языке читайте здесь […] Being …

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WorldSkills CEO David Hoey: Education is irrelevant unless it meets the demand of industry

Today, one of the key issues of Russia’s education system is the excess of managers with higher education on the one hand, and on the other hand the serious lack of high-skilled workers with vocational education. The situation may change in connection with Russia’s accession to the global WorldSkills movement, aimed at raising the status …

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