The UK government has announced that a £170 million series of prestigious “Institutes of Technology” are to be developed to offer a “credible alternative” to the academic route of university for young people. Theresa May's industrial strategy will shake-up technical education to “level the playing field” for those who do not go to university. The institutes will offer 15 core technical routes that will give learners the chance to gain the skills that are in demand by local employers and will be tailored to the needs of regional industries. It is hoped that the new system will replace thousands of existing qualifications, many of which the UK government says are of a low quality. Read more by following the link below. You can also register for a free account with the THE.
Institutes of Technology for the UK