ITT shows its commitment to careers and education by recognition of good practice, student awards, consultancy and much more.
ITT runs an Education & Training Committee chaired by ITT Board Director Claire Steiner. Claire organises student events on behalf of ITT, such as the hugely popular 'Future You' seminar at WTM.
She also represents ITT on external education/ industry bodies. Educational partnerships are an important part of ITT’s careers and education work.
|The most recent being with the Global Travel & Tourism Partnership, a multi-country educational programme to introduce students to careers in travel and tourism.|
The GTTP is a multi-country educational program to introduce students to career opportunities in Travel & Tourism. To date, more than two million students in twelve countries have participated in the GTTP. School systems provide teachers and classrooms; local and international companies provide financial and in-kind support.
Some 2,500 local businesses share their expertise with teachers and students. Leading international companies that support the GTTP's global activities include: Amadeus, American Express, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Delta Airlines, dnata, Enterprise Holdings, Eurostar, Hertz, HRG, KDS, Starwood, and Travelport.
The GTTP provides a Travel &Tourism school curriculum called ‘Passport to the World’, which has been translated into several languages. Teachers delivering ‘Passport’ have to undergo a specific training programme In countries with a national T&T curriculum. ‘Passport’ will be offered by ITT as an optional free resource for teachers delivering Travel and Tourism qualifications across the UK.
ITT will also administer student competitions that are open to secondary school students studying T&T. These are:
Click here for details of the GTTP UK student competitions.
Click here for history on the ITT/GTTP partnership.