</The IoC Mission>

Our mission is to break down barriers to digital learning and employment. We believe learning should be a lifelong process and that everyone has a right to improve their skills. We want to spread opportunity by offering access to education, providing what you need, when you need it, in a place you can reach.

/Who are we?

We’re a growing family of 33 universities and over 100 employers across England and Wales – from Newcastle and Sunderland in the North East, through Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and London, to Exeter in the South West.

As an initiative funded by the Department for Education via the Office for Students, we work with different areas of the government including:

  • The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
  • The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • The Office for AI

To reach more learners, we listen to outreach organisations on our Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board. To understand what businesses need, we rely on leading advice from organisations like techUK on our Industry Advisory Board.

Together, we’re creating a change in the way we equip people with digital skills. Talk to us to discover how you can help us achieve our mission.

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</From the news room>

/The Foundry – Bringing digital work experience & intrapreneurship opportunities to learners

Published on 22 November 2019

Industry experience goes a long way towards helping graduates secure their first role. But for many students, a traditional placement is too expensive or impractical. […]

/CTRL Your Future x DIGI-GXL Event: Hands-on Digital Learning

Published on 14 November 2019

As part of our CTRL Your Future campaign, we collaborated with the DIGI-GXL team to create an event for young women to learn more about […]

/Changing higher education delivery to increase diversity

Published on 13 November 2019

Rachid Hourizi is the Director of the Institute of Coding (IoC). In his Digital Leaders Insights Live webinar on 8th November, he discussed how the […]

</IoC Events>

/Changing Higher Education Delivery to Increase Diversity

8 November 2019

Online webinar

A webinar by Rachid Hourizi, Director of the Institute of Coding. The UK needs to help larger, more inclusive groups of learners to pass through […]

Event Details

/CTRL Your Future @ Stemettes – Peterborough

28 November 2019

CDW Peterborough

An exciting free event for all that features a safe space for young people to learn more about digital careers and education. For young women […]

Event Details
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</The Observatory>

A forward-looking research community developing an outstanding evidence base of knowledge and best practice for digital skills needs and training.

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Leading academics, senior industry representatives and diversity experts help us make our projects possible and spend our funds effectively.

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</Keep in touch>