ETF Associate Polly Harrow looks at the impact of Covid-19 and the restrictions it has prompted and considers their impact on safeguarding and the issues that must be addressed as learners return to face-to-face learning and a ‘new normal’ is established.
Julian Roberts, Head of Employability, Industry Placements and Transition at Truro and Penwith College, describes how the college has engaged with many elements of the TLPD offer and gives us his top tips for delivering T Levels.
Drawing on research with ESOL practitioners in formal and informal settings, Head of Essential and Life Skills at Learning and Work Institute Alex Stevenson reflects on the links between basic digital skills and other basic skills, including literacy and ESOL.
Sarah Knight, Head of Learning and Teaching Transformation at Jisc, looks at the findings of its recent research on learners’ experiences and expectations of digital learning and asks what can be learnt from them.
Carmel College recently undertook an in-house Understanding T Levels course. Find out why the training day was such a success and why the course has led to increased engagement and excitement amongst college staff.
Emma Langlois, Digital Skills and Preparation for Work Curriculum Manager at Manchester Adult Education, reflects on the lessons that have been learned during the implementation of its Digital Skills for Beginners course.
One of the ETF’s CPD Trainers, Eve Thompson, speaks to Wayne Park, Head of Improving Learning at New Durham College, about the New Teacher Programme (NTP) he delivered in March 2021.
Carlyn Peever, one of ETF’s CPD Trainers, speaks to Barking and Dagenham College (BDC) trainers about their involvement in delivering the New Teacher Programme (NTP) and Teaching T Levels (TTL) programme.
Dr Sue Pember CBE, Policy Director for Holex, considers the increased importance of digital skills for adult learners as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the challenges that must be overcome, including how and by whom they can be most effectively taught.
In this blog, staff from the Isle of Wight College explain the benefits of undertaking an OTNA and how this has helped them prepare for T Level delivery in 2022.
Tom Leahy, T Level Co-Ordinator at Oldham College, tells us about the impact the OTNA process has had on staff preparing for T Level delivery.
Christopher Tullin, Director for Business Development and Student Employability, explains how he worked closely with Sue Blake, one of the ETF’s Area Relationship and Development Leads, to undertake an OTNA.
In the fifth of a series of Essential Digital Skills ‘Thought Pieces’, Novus Digital Learning Lead Steve Grix focuses on the importance of digital skills to learners in the Prison Education Framework.
In this blog post, City College Norwich reflect on how they have been supporting learners with SEND with employment during Covid-19.