Case Studies

SET for Teaching Success: Akeem Ahmed

Akeem is currently at Myerscough College, teaching Mechanical Principles and Application; Electrical Principles and Application; Construction Plant Maintenance; Rail Engineering and Agricultural Machinery Maintenance/Management, all at Level 3 and across vocational qualifications and Apprenticeships. He has a BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Land Management, HND in Agricultural Engineering/Mechanisation and a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Agriculture and […]

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SET for Teaching Success: Michael White

Michael is an Automotive Lecturer and Course Tutor for Hartlepool College of Further Education. He worked as an apprentice mechanic before working for Nissan for more than 20 years and holds a Level 3 mechanics qualification. He explains how the SET for Teaching Success programme has helped him into the FE sector. What did you […]

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Regional Specialist Leads: Improving maths and English delivery on apprenticeship programmes

Bob Read is the Education and Training Foundation’s Regional Specialist Lead for Maths and English for the Eastern region. Over the past year he has been working with Tom Cheek, the WBL eLearning & Quality Manager at Easton and Otley College, to explore ways in which he and his team can improve the delivery of […]

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TLPD Industry Insight placement: Keisha Baxter-Batchelor

Keisha Baxter-Batchelor is Head of Health and Social Care at La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School. As part of the preparations for delivering the Education and Childcare T Level from September 2020, Keisha completed an Industry Insight placement at St Bedes Infant and Nursery School. The placements are part of the T Level Professional Development […]

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TLPD Industry Insight placement: Justin Higgins

Justin Higgins is Curriculum Leader for IT and Computing at Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form. As part of the preparations for delivering the Digital T Level from September 2020, Justin completed Industry Insight placements at Earthware and Comm-Tech. The placements are part of the T Level Professional Development support offer to provide opportunities […]

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TLPD Industry Insight placement: Saskia Appiah-Kubi

Saskia Appiah-Kubi is a Health and Social Care and Sociology teacher at La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School. As part of the preparations for delivering the Education and Childcare T Level from September 2020, Saskia completed an Industry Insight placement at St Bedes Infant and Nursery School. The placements are part of the T Level […]

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TLPD Industry Insight placement: Amber Wagstaffe

Amber Wagstaffe is the Industry Placement Co-ordinator for Land Based Industries at Abingdon and Witney College. As part of the preparations for delivering the Health and Science T Level from September 2021, Amber completed an Industry Insight placement at Crocodiles of the World. The placements are part of the T Level Professional Development support offer […]

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Enhance Digital Teaching Management Dashboard pilot: Leeds City College

Steven Hope is Head of Independent Learning at Luminate Education Group which includes Leeds City College, University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, Keighley College, Harrogate College, Leeds College of Music and the White Rose Academies Trust. Steven’s role involves looking at technology enhanced learning and the digital capabilities of both staff and students at […]

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TLPD Industry Insight placement: Louise Roberts

Louise Roberts is the Curriculum Manager for Early Years at New College Durham. As part of the preparations for delivering the Education and Childcare T Level from September 2020, Louise completed an Industry Insight placement at Little Jems Nursery. The placements are part of the T Level Professional Development support offer to provide opportunities for […]

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Enhance Digital Teaching Platform Management Dashboard pilot: MidKent College

Andy Dowell is Head of Innovation at MidKent College with responsibility for helping to develop the capability and performance of the college’s 600+ staff. MidKent is one of the largest further education and training providers in the south east, offering a wide range of provision including higher education and online courses. Andy is on a […]

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Enhance Digital Teaching Platform Management Dashboard pilot: Fareham College

Mark Beetlestone is an IT Lecturer and Curriculum Area Lead for Enterprise and Digital Industries at Fareham College with cross-college responsibility for the creation of a digital strategy. He is also a participant in the ETF’s Practitioner Research Programme in partnership with SUNCETT at the University of Sunderland. Mark’s research has focused on how to upskill […]

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SET for Teaching Success: Jack Sutcliffe

With more than a decade’s experience as an electrician, Jack Sutcliffe has a wealth of technical and practical knowledge to share. He explains how the SET for Teaching Success programme has helped him begin doing so at Sheffield College. What do you think about the SET for Teaching Success programme? The programme is good. I […]

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SET for Teaching Success: Craig Pike

Craig Pike of Sheffield College discusses his transition from owner of a construction company to FE teacher and the role the SET for Teaching Success programme played in it. What did you do before the SET for Teaching Success programme? Before starting on the SET Programme, I was teaching at Sheffield College for nine months. […]

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SET for Teaching Success: Adam Thompson

Adam Thompson of Vision West Nottinghamshire College discusses his background in the construction industry, how the SET for Teaching Success programme has helped him make the step into teaching in FE and his ambitions for the future. What did you do before the SET for Teaching Success programme? Before the SET for Teaching success programme, […]

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SET for Teaching Success: Steven Cottle

Steven Cottle of Wiltshire College discusses his background in engineering, how the SET for Teaching Success programme has helped him find establish a new career in FE, and his aspiration to attain Advanced Teacher Status. What did you do before the SET for Teaching Success programme? I was working in an engineering factory prior to […]

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