On Saturday, February 26, 2022 was held the National Skills Competitions in Albania – 7th Edition near the premises of Tirana Business Park. This edition was organized in close cooperation with the Ministry of State for Youth and Children and the National Agency for Employment and Skills, and hosted about 120 young people aged 16-25 from general and vocational high schools as well as from public and private universities who competed in the following disciplines:
2. Web Development
5. Digital Marketing
6. Hotel and Restaurant Service
7. Hairdresser and Barber
8. Entrepreneurship and Business Development
After being introduced to the competition tasks through the category juries, the competitors fulfilled the specific tasks through their technical and professional skills. While the members of the jury evaluated the work done by the competitors after the end of the competition, seminars and events with different topics were organized for the participants. Polis University introduced 3D Modeling to the participants, while Kodo Academy conducted an educational class on programming skills. Furthermore, ISN Albania and Arbiol Dardha Dance Studio offered fun activities focusing on dancing, physical activity and group work. Ms. Arjeta Dhima also offered a ventriloquist show in honor of the 7th Edition of the Skills Competition, while the Art Group of Kamza Vocational School performed traditional Albanian songs and dances promoting Albanian culture and tradition.
After the successful completion of competitions and fun activities was held the ceremony of announcing the results of the competition, where members of the jury as well as representatives of Albanian Skills, the Ministry of State for Youth and Children and the National Employment Agency announced the results of the winners. The first 3 places for each category and awarded certificates of participation to competitors and volunteers.
This edition marked up again the great importance such skills competition have for the promotion of the excellence and increase the private sector attractiveness towards VET and skilled youngsters.