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Experts and minister hail ‘flying start’ for IoTs

The first batch of flagship Institutes of Technology have been hailed after recruitment data obtained by FE Week showed they are off to a “flying start”.

Twelve IoTs backed with £170 million of capital cash have launched since 2019, racking up more than 17,000 starts between them – 95 per cent of their combined target.

Four of the establishments – collaborations between colleges, universities and employers that specialise in higher technical training – have exceeded their own targets: two hit 90 per cent or above, with the remainder not far behind.

Tameside College has been confirmed as a core further education partner in the Greater Manchester Institute of Technology which brings together a number of colleges and employers in the city region and will specialise in construction, engineering, and digital skills.  Read more about it here