search.noResults

search.searching

saml.title
dataCollection.invalidEmail
note.createNoteMessage

search.noResults

search.searching

orderForm.title

orderForm.productCode
orderForm.description
orderForm.quantity
orderForm.itemPrice
orderForm.price
orderForm.totalPrice
orderForm.deliveryDetails.billingAddress
orderForm.deliveryDetails.deliveryAddress
orderForm.noItems
creating talent pipelines feeding directly into the local and regional economy. “We’ve already designed new courses with our


partners and there are things people can study here today which just aren’t available anywhere else in the country.” Another unique feature of the SCIoT is its plan


to ensure that the people studying reflect the community of Milton Keynes and the wider area it serves. T e SCIoT operates an EDI (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion) Steering Group and is already making progress in attracting students from harder-to-reach groups. Of students already recruited, 52% are from


a Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority background, 37% are disabled or neurodiverse, while 22% are female.


Alex added: “We believe it’s really important to


people with up-to-date experience in tech businesses and they’ll work on real world problems supplied by our partners. T is a real joint eff ort by business and education to train people for the careers of the future.” Around half the teaching will be delivered by dual professionals,


many of whom will come from the project partners and local businesses. T ese will also be involved in designing the curriculum, making sure that everything taught will be relevant to jobs and careers now and in the future. “Local businesses can get involved in so many ways here,” said Alex.


“Business people are already helping to decide exactly what should be studied and putting forward their own real problems as projects for students to work on. We’re always looking for guest lecturers and mentors from local companies, and they don’t need to be teachers, just know what they want and the skills that matter. T e SCIoT is all about


serve the whole community, not just parts of it. T e best businesses are often the ones with the most diverse groups of people running them and working in them.” Today when virtually every business has a digital element to it there are huge shortages, particularly in this area. While the main campus of the SCIoT will be at


Bletchley, it will also be delivered in Oxford and Reading. T e region from Oxford to Cambridge through Milton Keynes was identified in the government’s Industrial Strategy as key for growth in the fi rst part of this century making the SCIoT ideally placed to take advantage of that expansion and to provide the people it will need to succeed.


Anyone interested in fi nding out more about courses should contact iot@mkcollege.ac.uk


ALL THINGS BUSINESS


31


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54