There are 21 IoTs across England all delivering much-needed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) skills closely aligned to local economic growth and opportunity. 
The East Midlands IoT is delighted to have been chosen as one of those flagship Institutes and delighted to be working towards a technically skilled East Midlands. 

Our Mission: 

The mission of the East Midlands Institute of Technology is to: 
Provide employers with the skills that they need to succeed, now and in the future. 
Provide students with excellent technical education and direct pathways to careers. 
Maximise the technical growth capacity and productivity of the East Midlands. 

For Employers:  

Tackle current skills gaps and anticipate future skills needs; drawing on applied research 
Enable employers to develop and retain local talent, reducing the need to recruit from outside of the region 
Provide industry standard, specialist training facilities locally, reducing need to train outside of the region 
Adapt and create learning provision that is tailored to the needs of employers, more quickly 
Enable the existing workforce to retrain and upskill, as well as attracting new entrants to the digital, engineering, manufacturing and construction sectors 
Provide strategic leadership across STEM provision and initiatives in the East Midlands, making them more coherent and easier to navigate 

For Learners:  

Cutting edge teaching, facilities and curriculum in the digital, engineering, advanced manufacturing & construction sectors 
Connect learners directly to growing local economic strengths; raising aspirations and opportunity from school and throughout life 
Provide learners with the non-academic skills required in the modern workplace, as well as technical skills 
Increase social mobility, reach under-represented groups, develop unidentified talent and improve gender balance in STEM industries 
Break down geographical barriers, through a mix of local and digital delivery and across multiple locations 
Enable learners to get good jobs and follow progression pathways that have been mapped out with employers 
Embed student voice in the development of EMIoT value & STEM skills deliver 

For Providers:  

promote technical education to learners, parents, employers and other stakeholders, raising its status relative to academic education 
make it easier to attract expert teaching staff and provide them with outstanding development opportunities 
enable innovation and create economies of scale; through the sharing of expertise and resources between colleges and universities 
develop new curriculum that is informed by research and insight from employers 
develop new approaches to learning delivery, through collaboration between employers and providers 

For The East Midlands:  

put the East Midlands on the map, as a great place to learn, work, recruit, invest and innovate 
make a crucial contribution to industrial strategy, raising regional and UK productivity and growth 
promote social mobility and inclusion by offering new opportunities and routes of access to a wide range of learners 
contribute to and benefit from the sharing of innovative practice, as part of a national network of IoTs 
attract substantial other funding and investment, to enable EMIoT to have a greater impact on the region 
promote the role of STEM in tackling major social problems, as well as creating economic opportunity 

Get in touch: 

To find out more about the East Midlands Institute of Technology please complete our Contact form or email us at admin@emiot.ac.uk 
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