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A celebration of T Levels: one year on

In this blog, we hear from some of our Area Relationship and Development Leads (ARDLs) as well as further education staff and learners about celebrating the first year of T Levels.

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A successful T Level CPD day at Halesowen College

In this guest blog, Craig Tucker, Staff Development Director at Halesowen College, writes about a successful T Level CPD day involving more than 100 members of staff.

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CfESEND blog: Supporting high aspirations for learners with SEND

In this blog, City College Norwich discuss having high aspirations for their learners with SEND and reflect on useful toolkits.

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CfESEND blog: The road to inclusion is paved with high aspirations

In this blog, Derby College Group explore high aspirations in legislation, policy and culture and ask learners and parents why high aspirations matter.

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CfESEND blog: why high aspirations for staff results to high aspirations for learners

Weston College showcase how staff support learners with SEND to have high aspirations, particularly with making the move to university.

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Industry Insights work shadowing – a T Level Development Lead’s experience

Read about South Essex College and Morgan Sindall Construction’s recent work shadowing experience as part of the ETF’s Industry Insights programme.

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T Levels: A groundbreaking citywide collaboration

Robert Cranmer, Project Manager for the Health T Level at Leeds City College, and Helen Thurston, Development Officer at the Leeds Health and Care Academy, write about Leeds’s collaborative approach to T Level delivery via the T Level Resource Improvement Project (TRIP).

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CfESEND blog: employer experiences and supporting learners with transition into work

City College Norwich share employer experiences of employing learners with SEND and top tips how to supports learners with transition into work.

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CfESEND: Transition Season

Weston College discuss seamless transition programmes for new and existing programmes. ‘Transition does not have a season, it is a continual process.’

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CfESEND blog: Transition to and within further education, a learners and parent’s perspective

Derby College talks to young people and parents about their experiences of transition into College, between College curriculums and what effect these experiences have on their feelings of belonging, thoughts on progression, and current and future aspirations.

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A mentee’s experience of the T Level Leadership Mentoring Programme

In this blog, Stephanie Moriarty, Education and Childcare T Level Lead at University College Birmingham, writes about her experience of being a mentee in the T Level Leadership Mentoring Programme.

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Engaging with the ETF’s TLPD offer: South Devon College

In this blog, Maria Woodger, Assistant Principal – Apprenticeships and T Levels at South Devon College, writes about how the college has engaged with elements of the ETF’s T Level Professional Development (TLPD) offer.

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What to expect on the Operational Middle Leaders and Managers course

Clare Dowland, Project Manager for one of the ETF’s delivery partners, AlphaPlus, describes what the Operational Middle Leaders and Managers course is, what the benefits are, and how providers can get involved.

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A College Lecturer’s experience of delivering Education and Childcare Route Specific courses

Lauren Patton, College Lecturer at New College Durham, speaks to Claire Trainer, one of the ETF’s CPD Trainers, about her experience of delivering training on the TLPD Education and Childcare Route courses.

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Catch up and coffee with the ETF to look at the impact of the EYFS reforms on T Level delivery

Join the Education and Training Foundation’s T Level online space – your opportunity to meet virtually with like-minded professionals from the sector involved in the development and delivery of the T Levels in a particular route. 

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