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The Education and Training Foundation (ETF)

Everything we do at the ETF is about supporting the further education (FE) and skills workforce on their professional journey, so that in partnership with the sector we can provide transformational learning opportunities to learners aged 14 and above. 

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Every day, educators and leaders across the FE and skills sector inspire curiosity, drive progress and empower learners to achieve their potential.

The ETF is here to champion the vital role of the FE and skills workforce. Working in partnership, we drive professionalism by setting the professional standards for the quality of teaching and leadership across the sector. We provide educators with a pathway of professional development throughout their careers, champion inclusion and enable sector change for a thriving FE and skills sector. Together, we are transforming lives and opportunities for learners aged 14 and above. 

To achieve this, everything we do is aligned to our four strategic goals.

Our four strategic goals

Drive professionalism

Improve teaching and learning

Champion inclusion

Enable sector change

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