Case Studies

Sam Parrett: Tes FE Awards 2020 FE Leader of the Year

According to the judges, London South East Colleges’ chief executive Sam Parrett “embodies what it is to be a true leader, not just a person at the top of an organisation”. Appointed principal of Bromley College in 2010, she oversaw a merger with Orpington College the following year. Then, in 2016, at the request of […]

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Helena Good: Tes FE Awards 2020 Teacher of the Year

Graphic design lecturer Helena Good has worked in education for 23 years. In her current role as a graphic design lecturer at Edinburgh College, she shares her passion for creativity and design with students through the college’s NC, HNC and HND graphic design courses. Good established a programme that partners HND students with a mentor […]

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Embedding Maths and English in Workplace Delivery: Essex County Council

Sally England is Curriculum Lead for Functional Skills Working Lives in Essex County Council, which comes under the Council’s Adult Community Learning umbrella. Sally’s team works with around 400 apprentices across a range of specialisms – Health & Social Care, Business Admin, Management, Children & Young People, Support Work in Schools – and roughly a […]

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TLPD TRIP: Kendal College

Inclusive Industry Placements A case study from the TRIP led by Kendal College in collaboration with Furness College, The Lakes College, Nelson and Colne College and Carlisle College. The TRIP was part of the first phase of the T Level Professional Development (TLPD) offer, which enabled T Level providers to participate in sector-led, collaborative action […]

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TLPD TRIP: Harlow College

Student Recruitment A case study from the Teacher Regional Improvement Project (TRIP) led by Harlow College in collaboration with Chelmsford College, Northampton College, South Essex College, and United Seevic Palmers College. The TRIP was part of the first phase of the T Level Professional Development (TLPD) offer, which enabled T Level providers to participate in […]

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TLPD TRIP: The Mercian Trust

The use of mathematics in Drone Technology A case study from the TRIP led by The Mercian Trust in collaboration with Walsall Studio School, Droneworx, Painsley School and Access to Music (now known as Access Creative). The TRIP was part of the first phase of the T Level Professional Development (TLPD) offer, which enabled T […]

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TLPD TRIP: South Devon College

A case study from the TRIP led by Bridgwater and Taunton College. Jim Odams is a TLA Quality Developer working at Bridgwater and Taunton College. As part of the preparations for delivering the new T Level qualification from September 2020, he took part in the Teacher Regional Improvement Project (TRIP) on ‘Embedding English and maths […]

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TLPD TRIP: Cirencester College

A case study from the Teacher Regional Improvement Project (TRIP) led by Cirencester College in partnership with Shrewsbury College, Queen Mary’s College and Peter Symonds College. The TRIP was part of the first phase of the T Level Professional Development (TLPD) offer, which enabled T Level providers to participate in sector-led, collaborative action research projects. […]

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Talent to Teach in FE: Lisa Bartup

Why did you decide to get involved in the Talent to Teach in FE programme? Stepping away from my career for a few years gave me a chance to revaluate what I wanted to do once my academic studies were over. I had fallen out of love with working in an accounts office but it […]

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Enhance Digital Teaching Platform: South West College

Fey Cole is a FE/HE Early Years Lecturer at South West College in Belfast and has recently gained a 2 Star EdTech Award from the Education and Training Foundation. What is your experience of using technology to date? We have a good Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which will now come into its own. We’ve already […]

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Embedding maths and English in workplace delivery – Cheshire College

  Charlotte Bradley works at the Crewe Campus of Cheshire College – South and West, a large College with around 7,000 learners including 1,400 apprentices. Charlotte is a GCSE English Lecturer mainly for the 16-19 classroom-based learning but increasingly for apprentices as well. She gives curriculum support to coordinate exams across the college after being […]

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Embedding maths and English in workplace delivery – FW Solutions Ltd

Kate Woolley is a Teaching and Learning Coordinator at a family-owned training company based in Harrogate, FW Solutions. The company offers apprenticeships and other qualifications in a wide range of areas from childcare and teaching assistant to leadership and management. Kate’s role involves supporting learning in the workplace for childcare qualifications from Level 2 to […]

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Embedding maths and English in apprenticeship workplace delivery – Gloucestershire County Council

Becci Allen works for Gloucestershire County Council in the adult education service. There are two parts to the service, the community based learning and accredited skills. Becci’s role falls under accredited skills which covers the Functional Skills team and also the apprenticeships section, which Becci runs with a colleague. This is growing rapidly with demand […]

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T Level Professional Development – Walsall Studio School

Walsall Studio School and Sixth Form is part of the Mercian Multi Academy Trust, which specialises in Business Social Enterprise and a broad range of Creative and Digital disciplines for 14–19-year olds. The school will also be among the first to offer the new T Level in Digital Production, Design and Development from September 2020. […]

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TLPD Industry Insight placement: Ian Wallace

Ian Wallace is the Deputy Head of Faculty at Exeter College. As part of the preparations for delivering the Digital T Level from September 2020, Ian completed an Industry Insight placement at Securious. The placements are part of the T Level Professional Development support offer providing opportunities for professional updating for teachers that is industry […]

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