</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>

/Coventry Institute of Coding recognised for excellence in education

Published on 21 January 2020

Coventry – 13th December, 2019 A Coventry University initiative which delivers digital skills training has been recognised for its excellence in education at the West […]

/Do young people still perceive there to be a lack of diversity in digital? Four reasons why we need the CTRL Your Future campaign

Published on 10 January 2020

In October 2019, the Institute of Coding (IoC) launched our new CTRL Your Future campaign. With CTRL Your Future, we want to empower a diverse […]

/Helping bridge the digital skills gap

Published on 9 January 2020

The Institute of Coding (IoC) at Newcastle University is part of a national Institute of Coding network, which includes more than 30 educational institutions and […]

</IoC Events>

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/Bristol Wellbeing Data Jam

24 January 2020

University of West of England Campus

Join us for a weekend of constructive fun. Together we will develop projects that brings together great ideas, awesome digital and creative skills with open […]

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/Global Game Jam

31 January 2020

The Foundry, University of the West of England

Head to UWE Bristol for The Global Game Jam (GGJ) – the world’s largest networked game jam event taking place around the world at different […]

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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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</Governance>

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>