Voctech Specialist 2019 New Fund now open for applications
Apply 12th March - 5th April - read the detailed guidelines
Our aim is to help improve vocational skills in the UK's workforce by funding digital solutions for vocational learning. We only fund activity that is ‘scalable’ through technology, ie projects that use digital methods to widen access to vocational learning. While digital learning solutions are potentially open to all, we are especially keen to assist digital projects which involve post school age vocational learners that have failed to be engaged by the education system.
We fund projects which act as catalysts for change
100 Funded projects
950,000 people involved
£15,162,008 in grant funding
Innovative, tech led solutions to improving adult vocational learning in the UK
Projects where some technology development has already taken place and our funding can help to accelerate its development
Proposals for products or services that can be scaled up to reach a large number of learners and thus have significant impact
This is a challenge led call, rather than the open calls we normally issue, which is a new approach for Ufi.
Digital tech and the 4th Industrial Revolution are changing the nature of work, with industries and organisations restructuring and jobs ‘disappearing’. The speed and magnitude of the change creates real challenges for individuals and organisations trying to adapt and prosper, while there is a widening gap between the skills people have and the skills employers need. We believe that digital technology is part of the solution to these problems. Our VocTech Specialist Call has...
New year, new funding round. VocTech Seed opens for applications today. Up to £50,000 is available for early stage digital #edtech projects.
VocTech Seed allows projects to explore and test ideas that have the potential to make a difference at scale in the world of vocational learning. The Trust is looking for ideas that use digital tech to make it easier and quicker to learn workplace skills. VocTech Seed can be the first step in taking a project from a prototype to one which has been market tested and ready for wider launch.
Many innovative projects that started out with...
Amazing to see 2 project owners from our portfolio listed in the top 100 innovators. Congratulations to Veejay Lin… https://t.co/xZOitYLEXi