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New opportunities for national recognition of EdTech CPD

New opportunities for practitioners in the FE and Training Sector to gain national recognition for their educational technology (EdTech) CPD have been launched today by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). Two new roles – ‘Super Contributor’ and ‘Reviewer’ – have been created on the Enhance Digital Teaching Platform (EnhanceDTP), the ETF’s user-friendly EdTech training […]

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Launch of new skills development sessions mapped to national essential digital skills standards

Ten new online workshops have recently been launched aimed at helping practitioners develop skills and confidence to teach specific aspects of the five Essential Digital Skills set out in the national standards launched last April. The five skills areas cover: Using devices and handling information – using devices, finding and evaluating information, managing and storing […]

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Take part in our latest research to help shape your future professional support

Practitioners from across the Further Education (FE) and Training sector are invited to take part in a piece of research commissioned by the Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF) professional membership body, the Society for Education Training (SET), to help understand the challenges faced and raise the status of your profession. The survey, which is now […]

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Centres for Excellence in SEND to speak at the AoC SEND Conference

The Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF) Centres for Excellence in SEND (CfESEND) will be speaking at this year’s Association of Colleges (AoC) SEND Conference. The annual conference will take place online across two mornings on 2 and 3 December. On the morning of 2 December at 11.05 am, attendees can hear from the three Centres […]

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Applications for cohort two of New to Senior Leadership programme open

Applications can now be made to be part of cohort two of the ETF’s New to Senior Leadership programme, which will begin in January 2021. The programme is aimed at those in the Further Education and Training sector who are new to their senior leadership post or who would like the opportunity to take part […]

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New webinar series for ETF’s EdTech and Digital Skills Management Dashboard

A new series of webinars featuring stories from users of the Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) EdTech and Digital Skills Management Dashboard has been launched. The Management Dashboard enables learning providers to harness the wide range of free training and resources on the Foundation’s Enhance Digital Teaching Platform as part of a CPD strategy. The […]

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T Level Professional Development pre-Christmas courses bookable now

Responding to feedback from the Further Education (FE) and Training sector, the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has refined its broad range of fully-funded T Level Professional Development (TLPD) courses to best suit practitioners’ needs. The ETF has listened to the sector’s concerns over time constraints in the current climate and has tailored the list […]

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Livability Nash College welcomed as a Society for Education and Training Corporate Partner

Livability Nash College in Bromley and the Society for Education and Training (SET) have announced an exciting new corporate partnership. The collaboration, which took effect from October 2020, will see staff at Livability College being offered a valuable range of professional development opportunities including access to exclusive content, research, webinars, events and discounts. On the […]

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New Shaping Success Collaborative Practice Development events

New Collaborative Practice Development events addressing key issues facing maths and English tutors – assessing progress online and motivating learners to engage with online learning – will take place in December. The Assessing Learning Online event will take place on 2 December, from 10am to 4pm. It will help practitioners to: Formatively assess learners’ progress […]

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Evripides Evriviades named Tutor of the Year at 2020 Festival of Learning Awards

Evripides Evriviades was named Tutor of the Year at the 2020 Festival of Learning Awards, which were held virtually on 3 November. The award, which is sponsored by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), recognises inspirational tutors or trainers who have supported learners, in a range of contexts, to go on to lead successful and […]

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Innovative T Level Professional Development platform launched

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has launched its new T Level Professional Development (TLPD) Platform, which is now available for Further Education providers and their workforce. The T Level Professional Development Platform is the key to accessing the ETF’s high quality TLPD offer, which supports those delivering T Levels with the teaching skills, subject […]

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New bite-size training to support blended and remote learning

A new range of 14 bite-size training modules has been launched on the Enhance Digital Teaching Platform to help teachers and trainers use educational technology (EdTech) to support their learners working either wholly or partly at home. The new modules have been funded by the Department for Education to ensure the Education and Training Foundation […]

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Hear from the ETF’s experts at The EdTech Summit 2020

Experts from the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) will be speaking at The EdTech Summit – a new education technology (EdTech) event taking place on 18 and 19 November. This two-day virtual summit will include a range of themes, topics and speakers designed to help educational institutions align their digital strategies with their teaching and […]

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New guide to promoting positive behaviour from ETF

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has published a new guide to encouraging positive behaviour. ‘Understanding and promoting positive behaviour in the FE sector’ considers how FE professionals can cultivate a positive environment for staff and learners. Packed full of practical advice, the guide looks at the importance of creating a welcoming culture, good transitions, […]

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New materials to facilitate learner discussions about healthy relationships available

A new set of materials designed to help teachers, trainers and support workers facilitate discussions with groups of learners about healthy relationships has been launched by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). The resource is called ‘It doesn’t have to be this way’. It includes a session plan, Powerpoint presentation, discussion cards and other useful […]

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