Institute of Coding Launches Courses
from 33 Universities and Industry
August 19, 2019
Institute of Coding (IoC), a government-funded national consortium of
educators, employers, outreach groups and professionals formed to
respond to the UKís digital skills gap, has created a new online course
catalogue that will help guide learners in their journey to a digital
career. This online catalogue brings together a wide range of digital
skills courses that are being offered by the IoCís 33 partner
universities and educators, showcasing an array of innovative course
formats that focus on in-demand areas like cyber security and artificial
These high-quality courses are being designed by the IoC and its
partners in close consultation with employers. This means that, by
taking these courses, learners can be confident that they are gaining
the digital skills that the nationís leading employers are looking for.
The courses are also being offered in new and innovative formats that
encourage wider participation, like short courses, tasters and online
The design and management of the IoCís course catalogue has been
delivered by FutureLearn, an online social learning platform.
partners of the IoC develop more courses with industry and
employers, the course catalogue will continue to grow. Please visit
regularly to see the IoCís latest courses.
Rachid Hourizi, Director,
Institute of Coding comments:
ďThe new online catalogue is truly
innovative in that it brings together courses from the IoCís more
than 30 educational providers. We work with industry and employers
to determine what skills they require, and then engage with our
partners in higher education to design courses to meet this need.
The IoCís mandate is to respond to the UKís digital skills gap, and
this easy-to-use course catalogue will help the next generation of
learners develop the skills that they need to be highly employable.Ē