As part of its post-Brexit industrial strategy, the government has pledged a £170 million investment in Institutes of Technology.
Not all young people have the aptitude or inclination to go to university and the Industrial Strategy Green Paper includes plans of a genuine alternative to the academic route. Read more here.
Still on the subject of the Industrial Strategy, Robert Halfon, the skills minister, visited Gateshead College to mark the launch of the strategy in the North East. Read more about the visit in this article by Judith Doyle, Principal and CEO of the college.