Articles from University Technical Colleges (UTC)

Simon Connell appointed Chief Executive Officer of Baker Dearing Education Trust

The Trustees of the Baker Dearing Educational Trust (“Baker Dearing”), the charity that supports and promotes University Technical Colleges (“UTCs”), announce that Simon Connell will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer from August 2019.

Employers need to tell schools and colleges what they want: Business as usual for UTCs

We were surprised at the British Chamber of Commerce & Indeed’s findings last week.

"Traditional" Schools Must Embrace Project-based Learning To Reduce The Skills Gap

UTC Students Experience The Benefits Of Project-based Learning  Since the start of 2019, barely a day has passed without employers, business organisations, politicians, and other luminaries highlighting the increased risk to this country’s large and widening skills gap from Brexit.

Project-based learning and employer involvement creates well-rounded, work-ready students with better technical skills

Response to the NFER evaluation of university technical colleges - Year 1 The first evaluation of University Technical College (UTC)’s approaches to curriculum design and employer engagement has found that project-based learning and employer involvement has helped to create more well-rounded, work-ready students with better technical skills. The interim report found that students at UTCs develop more work-ready skills such as project management and good communication skills alongside their technical skills. Employers involved in their education described them as “young professionals ready for work”.

We are proud of the way that UTCs transform the lives of their students

The Education Policy Institute has just released an 85 page document which purports to be a rigorous academic study of University Technical Colleges (UTCs).

Tecsew Sponsor UTC Portsmouth 'Responsibility' Award

Tecsew were proud to announce their contribution towards the UTC Portsmouth Prizegiving and Awards Ceremony for the class of 2019, which took place on Thursday 14th November at the Village Hotel, Portsmouth.

NAO Report on UTCs demonstrates the DfE’s commitment to technical education

 

Palo Alto Networks Trains #Cybersecurity Faculty From 13 University Technical Colleges Across England

With UK cybersecurity skills in short supply, focus must be on developing next generation

Cumbrian college named UK leader

A GROUNDBREAKING Cumbrian college has bucked national trends to become a UK leader with an ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report.

Two-thirds of secondary schools are deliberately flouting the law - Reaction from Lord Baker

THE BAKER CLAUSE – ONE YEAR ON  Comment from Lord Kenneth Baker

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