The University of Birmingham is a partner in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Institute of Technology.
The IoT is transforming STEM education by addressing specific technical skills gaps in this area. It is a collaboration between employers, further education and higher education providers.
The IoT will target under-represented learners, giving them a clear progression route from education into technical jobs and providing employers with a skilled workforce.
IoTs are designed for:
- young people taking T levels or A levels who want to progress to higher technical education
- adult learners who want access to further training
- people in employment who want to develop new skills
The Greater Birmingham & Solihull IoT specialises in Engineering and Manufacturing includes all further education colleges and higher education institutions in the region. The IoT is advised by a group of employers and stakeholders to ensure that it is employer-led and responds to the needs in our region.
The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology is a region-wide collaboration between the following partners and stakeholders;
- Solihull College & University Centre (SCUC) (Lead)
- South & City College Birmingham (SCCB) (Anchor)
- Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet)
Higher education institutions
- Aston University (Anchor)Birmingham City University (BCU) (Anchor)
- University of Birmingham (UoB)
- University College Birmingham (UCB)
- Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd (Chair of Board)
- Salts Healthcare Ltd (Board member)
- Continental Engineering Services
- Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership
- Birmingham City Council
- Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
- Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
- Aim Higher West Midlands