Blog

CfESEND blog: Weston College on the health, wellbeing and morale of staff

Sam Mayhew, Dean of Faculty at Weston College for the Centres for Excellence in SEND programme, on how they are supporting staff wellbeing and morale during lockdown.


CfESEND blog: Social Inclusion – Enabling vs Empowerment: progressing and succeeding in employment

Pete Benyon, Inclusionist and CfESEND Curriculum Project Manager at Derby College Group (DCG), looks at the impact of words such as “empowering”.


CfESEND blog: Promoting inclusive workforces at the Centre for Excellence in SEND at City College Norwich

Elaine Dale Director of SEND at City College Norwich, for the Centres for Excellence in SEND programme, discusses the Inclusive Toolkit Employer Guide.


TLPD Route Specific Training – what to expect and how to get involved

Jo Hill, ETF Performance Manager, is responsible for the relationship and ongoing work of the sector delivery partners within the T Level Professional Development offer. With a number of Route Specific Training courses due to start, she outlines what to expect with these practical courses, in light of the current pandemic.


CfEM blog: CfEM’s focus on research

Blog by the University of Nottingham on its focus on research and aim to improve understanding on good practice relating to the teaching and learning of maths in FE for the Centres for Excellence in Maths programme.


CfEM blog: Changing focus when things go wrong

Blog by Mark Stewart, Gateshead College, on the impact that college closures have had on their action research projects for the Centres for Excellence in Maths programme.


CfESEND blog: Derby College shares its thoughts on how an online community of practice makes a difference

The words motivation, and more recently, resilience have gained more and more importance at all stages of education and at every level in our organisations.


CfESEND blog: Virtual Delivery for SEND and vulnerable Learners within Weston College.

The focus at Weston College is to create an exciting and motivational remote curriculum offering a wide variety of online experiences.


CfESEND blog: City College Norwich reflect on what is positive and possible during the pandemic

At City College Norwich we are better prepared and able to turn our approaches to online more quickly as a result of this recent lockdown.


CfEM blog: Mastering Mathematics with City College Plymouth

Blog by Katie Fremlin, Centres for Excellence in Maths Project Manager at City College Plymouth, for the Centres for Excellence in Maths (CfEM) programme.


TLPD Blog: Leicester College shares how it is preparing staff for T Levels during these challenging times

Read about how Leicester College have engaged with the ETF’s TLPD offer during some of the most stringent lockdown rules.


Maths and English Adult and Community Learning National Online Forum

ETF Regional Specialist Leads launch a new national online forum for colleagues working in maths and English adult and community learning


Child development: how to improve educational outcomes of children born preterm

In a guest blog, Dr Joanna Goodman writes why the new Education and Childcare T Level must signpost to evidence-based educational resources for children born prematurely.


The role of the board in engendering the college of the future

Piece by Fiona Chalk. National Head of Governance Development at the ETF


Why T levels could be the future of qualifications

Piece by David Russell, Chief Executive of the ETF