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 of Halesowen College, said:

“We are delighted to become a Corporate Partner of SET. This is a clear demonstration of our investment in staff and their professional development, ensuring all our students receive high quality teaching and learning.”

Martin Reid, Director of SET at the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), said:

“Everyone at the Education and Training Foundation is pleased to welcome Halesowen College as a SET Corporate Partner. This announcement signals the College’s commitment to high-quality development for its staff and teaching for its students.

“Our partnership provides Halesowen College’s teaching staff with access to a host of expertise and resources as well as CPD opportunities including enabling them to study for both Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status and Advanced Teacher Status (ATS). We look forward to supporting our new members in striving for excellence in their professional journey.”

As SET members, Halesowen College staff will enjoy benefits including:

  • the opportunity to study for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) and Advanced Teacher Status (ATS). SET is the only passport to achieving both QTLS and ATS
  • access to resources, training and teaching tools, research and expert views in further education
  • discounts to CPD courses run by the ETF
  • access to SET’s online e-book library
  • being part of the largest professional network of teachers and trainers in the further education sector, with opportunities to share expertise and experience with their peers
  • receiving copies of inTuition, the leading journal for practitioners working across further education, vocational teaching and training
  • entitlement to use SET’s membership grade designations after their names: Associate member (ASET), Member (MSET), or Fellow member (FSET), depending on the level of their teaching qualifications.

The Society for Education and Training, part of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), is the only professional membership body dedicated to teachers and trainers working in Further Education (FE). Further information about SET Corporate Partnerships can be found on the SET website.


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