Skills Update from the Department for Education

By January 6, 2022 Industry News

Yesterday, Wednesday 5 January, Baroness Barran delivered a Skills Update to the House of Lords. This included new measures that were announced on 17 December 2021. The measures include:

  • A further nine Institutes of Technology in locations including Blackpool, Derby, Salford and Essex, bringing the total to 21 across the country.
  • Colleges, schools and sixth forms delivering T Levels can now bid for a share of over £150 million from the fourth wave of the T Level Capital Fund. The funding will be used to refurbish buildings and facilities. The fund will also enable providers to buy up to date, industry-standard equipment.
  • A further 12 projects totalling £16 million supported by wave 3 of the T Level Capital Fund were also announced, bringing the total to 77 projects that will provide new buildings and facilities for students studying T Levels from September 2022.

See the full statement here.


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