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The ETF launches online networking and development events for Chairs

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is launching a series of online networking and development events for Chairs of Further Education (FE) college boards. The theme of the first event is ‘Moving the College online – the safety and security risks’. The online event, at 2 pm on Wednesday 10 June, will focus on cybersecurity and […]

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Meet Tomorrow’s Leaders in a new publication from the ETF and Council for Disabled Children

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) and Council for Disabled Children have today published Tomorrow’s Leaders – A World Beyond Disability. The publication profiles the achievements of over 30 inspirational young people who are leading in their communities, with ambition, hard work and dedication to improving society. Tomorrow’s Leaders recognises the remarkable achievements of different […]

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2020 Further Education Workforce Data for England report published

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has today published its Further Education and Workforce Data for England (SIR 27) report. The publication reflects the 2018–19 Staff Individualised Record (SIR) returns, which report on the profile of the sector and its workforce. It is based on 91,800 records with data submitted by 186 providers (including colleges, […]

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New Directions College welcomed as a Society for Education and Training Corporate Partner

  Thanks to a new Corporate Partnership, teaching and training staff at New Directions College in Reading have been welcomed as members of the Society for Education and Training (SET). The partnership marks an exciting collaboration between the organisations offering a valuable range of professional development opportunities for the College’s staff. Announcing the partnership, Barry […]

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Extra dates added for embedding maths and English in apprenticeships webinars

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has added new dates for each of the popular embedding maths and English in apprenticeships interactive webinars. The webinars are part of a fully funded, flexible CPD package to help staff embed maths and English in workplace training delivery. Relating maths and English to authentic workplace practices can help […]

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Inspiration for post-16 English teaching from practitioner research

Reports of 12 collaborative action research projects that have produced inspiring ideas for post-16 English teaching are now available to read in the publication of the sixth phase of the Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment (OTLA) programme. The reports of the projects, which took place during the 2019–20 academic year, […]

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Action research’s impact on post-16 maths and English highlighted by OTLA projects

The impact that action research projects can have on the effectiveness of maths and English teaching to post-16 students has been highlighted in a new report published today (19 May 2020) by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). The report of the fifth phase of the Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment (OTLA) programme focuses on […]

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Society for Education and Training appoints Redactive to produce member journal

The Society for Education and Training (SET), part of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), has appointed Redactive to produce its member journal, inTuition, after competitive tender. Redactive will provide content strategy, editorial, design, advertising, and print and digital distribution services. Published quarterly, inTuition is distributed to 20,000 SET members –  professionals working across the Further Education […]

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The ETF launches new online professional development resources for CEOs and Principals in FE

  The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has today launched a new series of fully funded online CPD resources to support CEOs and Principals in the Further Education (FE) and Training sector. The CEOs and Principals Development Resources have been co-designed with leaders in the FE sector and are funded by the Department for Education. […]

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inTuition May Special issue

Free special issue of inTuition to support the FE Sector during lockdown

  To support the Further Education (FE) and Training sector workforce during the lockdown, a free special issue of inTuition has been produced by the Society for Education and Training (SET). The journal, available on the SET website, offers support to aid the challenges faced both professionally and personally by FE practitioners working in new […]

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Halesowen College becomes Society for Education and Training Corporate Partner

  Thanks to a new Corporate Partnership, teaching and training staff at Halesowen College have been welcomed as members of the Society for Education and Training (SET). The partnership marks an exciting collaboration between the organisations offering a valuable range of professional development opportunities for the College’s staff. Announcing the partnership, Joanne Williams Deputy Principal […]

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FE providers given more time to register for teacher recruitment funding

  The deadline for Further Education (FE) providers to register for Round 3 of Taking Teaching Further has been removed due to the challenges currently facing the country as a result of Covid-19. Registrations for the programme will now close when all places have been filled. Taking Teaching Further is the Department for Education (DfE) […]

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New case studies illustrate transformational role of Professional Standards

New videos illustrating how the Professional Standards can underpin a change in the way that staff development takes place are now available to watch. They focus on work at four provider institutions – Guernsey College, Lincoln College, MoD Lyneham and Waltham Forest College – that has transformed the way that professional development takes place, moving […]

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New dates for free embedding maths and English in apprenticeships webinars

  The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has added new dates for the popular free embedding maths and English in apprenticeships interactive webinars in May and June. For the new dates, the ETF has updated and enhanced the series of webinars to incorporate home working and online learning. The ETF is committed to supporting education […]

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Free webinars to support online learning for practitioners and their learners

  The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is running a series of free, online webinars to support colleagues across the Further Education (FE) and Training sector who are working from home to support students.   Information on the live webinars Introducing the Guide to EdTech and Essential Digital Skills training to support remote working 29/04/2020 […]

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