Together we transform

Supporting your career journey.


Every day you are transforming the lives of your learners. Focusing on others means it can be hard to prioritise your own career development. 

That’s where we come in. Whatever your role, and wherever you are in your career journey, we can support your transformation through learning and development. 

We focus on you, so you can carry on transforming the lives of learners. 

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Advance your career


Our Professional Standards, developed in collaboration with the sector, support and inspire your professional learning and development.  

They offer a complete career development framework, with resources to help transform your practice, stimulate conversation with colleagues and help champion effective teaching practice. 

Join the thousands of educators and leaders who are using our Professional Standards and other resources to guide and inspire their daily teaching practice.  

Unlock your potential

The Society for Education and Training (SET) is the largest professional membership body for the Further Education and Training sector.

Join our growing community of professionals dedicated to advancing their career prospects, connecting with like-minded professionals, achieving professional recognition and staying informed. 

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Grow your skills


We offer a wide range of courses and resources to inspire you to grow your professional skills and knowledge.

From T Levels, Maths, English and EdTech to health and wellbeing, SEND and Education for Sustainable Development we have something to help you take the next steps on your progression pathway.


ETF to champion the sector with new strategy

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has launched a new strategy setting out its plans to support everyone working in the Further Education (FE) and skills sector by championing the vital role of educators and leaders in transforming the lives of learners aged 14 and over.  

With a renewed commitment to working in partnership for the benefit of the sector, the plans set out a bold new ambition for the charity to drive professionalism, improve teaching and learning, champion inclusion and enable sector change for a thriving FE and skills sector.  


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“The strategy sets a bold new ambition for ETF by putting the sector first and working in partnership to drive forward professionalism across the sector.”