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What to expect on the Operational Middle Leaders and Managers course

Clare Dowland, Project Manager for one of the ETF’s delivery partners, AlphaPlus, describes what the Operational Middle Leaders and Managers course is, what the benefits are, and how providers can get involved.

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A College Lecturer’s experience of delivering Education and Childcare Route Specific courses

Lauren Patton, College Lecturer at New College Durham, speaks to Claire Trainer, one of the ETF’s CPD Trainers, about her experience of delivering training on the TLPD Education and Childcare Route courses.

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Catch up and coffee with the ETF to look at the impact of the EYFS reforms on T Level delivery

Join the Education and Training Foundation’s T Level online space – your opportunity to meet virtually with like-minded professionals from the sector involved in the development and delivery of the T Levels in a particular route. 

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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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