Definition of City Technology College in English:

City Technology College


  • (in England) a type of secondary school set up through partnerships between the government and business to teach technology and science in inner-city areas.

    • ‘Local education authorities, the Treasury and other parties interested in the formation of City Technology Colleges were encouraged to become involved.’
    • ‘It would itself receive some Government cash for changing its status from a City Technology College into an academy specialising in music.’
    • ‘We believe that part of the role of the City Technology Colleges is to be pioneers at the leading edge of developments in education and that we have a duty to pass on our experiences to others.’
    • ‘He told me to start a City Technology College - the Government's semi-independent elite schools.’
    • ‘It was envisaged that each Academy or City Technology College would send at least one delegate to this important event.’


City Technology College

/ˌsɪti tɛkˈnɒlədʒi ˌkɒlɪdʒ/