Other targets by 2003 are:
* Ratio of learners to computers down from 9:1 to 5:1.
* Three per cent rise in each of the next two years in number of students from 20 per cent most deprived postcode areas, with similar growth for low-income students.
Ratio of colleges in surplus up from 65 to 80 per cent.
* Spending on "high priority" building needs reduced from 42 per cent of capital investment to 30 per cent.
* 35 colleges defined as accessible for disabled and special needs students.