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Birkbeck partner in Institute of Coding

Posted: Wednesday, 14 February 2018 06:00

Birkbeck (Department of Computer Science and Information Sytems, School of Business, Economics and Informatics) has been chosen as one of the UK universities to form the new Institute of Coding announced by the Prime Minister at the World Economic Forum 2018, where she pledged £20m from HEFCE together with £20m in matched funding.The IoC consortium is formed of 25 universities, businesses including IBM, Cisco, BT and Microsoft, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and professional bodies such as the British Computer Society and CREST and will teach digital skills such as artificial intelligence and cyber security. Birkbeck was chosen together with the Open University because of our specialist skills in widening participation and outreach.

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