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Truro and Penwith College: Engaging with the ETF’s TLPD offer

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.

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Carmel College: How staff engagement increased following our in-house Understanding T Levels day

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.

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6 top tips for effective employer engagement

Dawn Edwards, one of the ETF’s Employer Engagement Co-ordinators, gives us her six top tips for engaging with employers.

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Q&A with a T Level Trainer: The New Teacher Programme

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.

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Why the New Teacher Programme and Teaching T Levels courses are invaluable for T Level preparation

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.

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Isle of Wight College: Our journey in undertaking the T Level OTNA

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.

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The benefits of undertaking your OTNA – by a T Level Co-ordinator

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.

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North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College’s experience with the OTNA process

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.

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Petroc College: The benefits of TLPD Role and Route specific courses

Eve Thompson, ETF CPD Trainer, speaks to Dr. Lynda Broomhead, Head of Faculty at Petroc College, about the TLPD Role and Route Specific Training for Health and Science courses she and her staff delivered in March 2021.

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Activate Learning: Preparing for T Levels – why training and communication are key

Elizabeth Riley at Activate Learning explains why the key to the successful rollout of T Levels is the knowledge, training and preparedness of all staff.

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Q&A with a 2020 T Level Sector Delivery Partner

CPD Trainer, Joanne Sutton, interviews Ashley Grute, Assistant Principal Vocational Curriculum for the South Downs and Alton campuses at HSDC, to find out about their T Level delivery and asks if he has any top tips or advice for other T Level providers.

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Engaging employers to secure work placements

Martine Mayo, Work Placement Team Leader at Cheshire College South & West tells us about the importance of engaging employers to undertake work placements.

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The value of work experience to students and employers

Cheshire College South & West has built up strong working relationships with local employers, to secure work placements and develop links with the local community. In a guest blog, Davinder Lotay, Managing Director of Altimex, who works closely with the College, outlines the mutual benefits of industry placements, for learners and employers.

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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.

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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.

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