Students learning during the pandemic

The road to educational recovery

In November 2021, at the Society for Education and Training (SET) annual conference, David Russell, Chief Executive of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), took part in a panel discussion on educational recovery, with guest speakers Professor Ken Spours from the UCL Institute of Education, and Bally Kaur, Research Lead at the Institute of Education at the University of Derby.

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David Smith portrait

Was the completion of ATS really worth all the bother, hassle and late nights?

David Smith, an educator in the Police and one of the first cohort of individuals to attain Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) in 2018, reflects on the process and what his achievement has meant for him, his colleagues and his organisation.

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Gaining ATS brings benefits beyond simply improving teaching practice

Gaining Advanced Teacher Status has benefits way beyond simply improving teaching practice and is recognised by colleagues, students, employers and family alike. Elaine Battams – who was a member of the first tranche of teachers and trainers to achieve ATS – of Barnfield College explains.

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