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Babington welcomed as SET Corporate Partner

The Society for Education and Training (SET) is delighted to welcome Babington as a new Corporate Partner. The organisation has committed to 100 SET memberships for its teaching staff who will benefit from a valuable range of professional development opportunities, including access to exclusive content, research, webinars, and events. Babington offer professional training courses, apprenticeships […]

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Joining The Green College Commitment

Colleges across the country are putting sustainability at the heart of their decision-making using the Further Education (FE) College Climate Action Roadmap. The Association of Colleges (AoC) have today published a report which sets out the role of colleges in delivering in three priority areas to meet sustainability targets. These are: Delivering green skills and […]

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City College Plymouth welcomed as SET Corporate Partner

The Society for Education and Training (SET) is delighted to welcome City College Plymouth as a new Corporate Partner. The college has committed to 300 SET memberships for its teaching staff. With these memberships, staff will benefit from a valuable range of professional development opportunities, including access to exclusive content, research, webinars, and events. In […]

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Mentoring for Chairs of Boards and Governance Professionals

Applications are now open for two mentoring opportunities – one aimed at Board Chairs and the other at Governance Professionals – being offered by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). Both are available at no charge to participants. The Chairs’ Mentoring Programme is aimed at the Chairs of Boards of FE and Sixth Form Colleges. […]

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Colleges Week 2021 – Get in, go further

This week the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is supporting Colleges Week 2021, which takes place from Monday 18 to Friday 22 October. The week is a chance to celebrate the brilliant things that colleges do, day in and day out, to build communities, boost businesses and support individuals. For the first time, this year’s […]

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New learning alliance launches to increase the number of adults in basic skills learning

The number of adults participating in English and maths learning in England has dropped by over 60% since 2012, according to a new report by Learning and Work Institute. On current trends it would take 20 years for all adults with low literacy or numeracy to participate in learning. These skills are increasingly crucial for […]

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Mentoring support for senior leaders available now

Senior leaders in ESFA-funded organisations can now access mentoring support to assist them with current challenges and further leadership development. The support, which is funded by the Department for Education (DfE) and delivered by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), is available to CEOs and Principals, Finance Directors, and senior leaders with BAME backgrounds. The […]

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New teacher support research

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is working on a research project with Sheffield Hallam University to understand the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on new teachers and the support they need, and the support given to ITE teachers and trainers by their employers and how it can be enhanced. This is an opportunity to […]

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Capital City College Group welcomed as SET Corporate Partner

The Society for Education and Training (SET) is delighted to welcome Capital City College Group (CCCG) as its newest Corporate Partner. The college group has committed to 150 SET memberships for its teaching staff, who will benefit from a valuable range of professional development opportunities including access to exclusive content, research, webinars, and events. CCCG […]

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Improving employment opportunities for learners with SEND

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is delighted to announce that we have extended our Centres for Excellence in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (CfESEND) offer by commissioning eight new employer spokes across the country.  The new employer spokes are being hosted by eight Further Education (FE) providers that have particularly strong relationships with a […]

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Mentoring webinars for leaders, mentors, and mentees

Following the launch of its Mentoring Framework and Guides in June, the ETF has developed 60-minute CPD webinars for leaders/managers, mentors and mentees to support or enact high quality mentoring and coaching. The sessions aimed at leaders and managers who have responsibility for mentoring and coaching schemes for teachers/trainers take place on Tuesday 12 October […]

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Society for Education and Training (SET) welcomes South and City College Birmingham as Corporate Partner

South and City College Birmingham becomes SET Corporate Partner

The Society for Education and Training (SET) is delighted to welcome South and City College Birmingham (SCCB) as its newest Corporate Partner.

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ETF seeks new trustees to join its Board

The Education and Training Foundation is seeking new trustees who can bring either industry and employer perspectives, or a deep understanding of the FE and Training sector, gained at a senior level, to its Board.

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Celebrating T Levels one year on

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) supports a celebration of T Levels one year on and their expansion to a new range of subjects.

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Barnet and Southgate College becomes SET Corporate Partner

As a SET Corporate Partner, 350 staff at the college will have access to an exclusive range of professional development opportunities.

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