Coventry University has joined the National Technician Development Centre as a Partner Affiliate.
Coventry University is a forward-looking, modern university with a focus on applied research. Their city centre campus in Coventry (City of Culture 2021) has state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in all academic disciplines including health, design and engineering laboratories, performing arts studios and computing centres.
Ian Dunn, Provost at Coventry University, said:
“Coventry University is proud to be a signatory of the Technician Commitment and has developed an ambitious Action Plan, in partnership with our Technical Community. As part of this we are delighted to partner with the NTDC as a Partner Affiliate, joining a community of other HEIs and Research Institutes and working towards embedding the four pillars outlined in the Commitment across the University and building a community of professional practice. The Partnership will also support us to deliver a skills audit across our Technical workforce, ensuring that we recognise the skills of our technical workforce and are well equipped to meet future challenges”
Natalie Kennerley, Director of the NTDC, said:
“We are delighted that Coventry University have signed up as a partner affiliate and look forward to working with them to support the development of their technical workforce to enhance the recognition and visibility of their technical staff, and to deliver a sustainable workplace for their current and future technicians.”