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ETF’s 2021–22 Advanced Practitioner programme launched

The 2021–2022 Education and Training Foundation (ETF) Advanced Practitioner programme is now open for applications and bookings. The programme will deliver a range of activities targeted at managers, organisations and practitioners operating in Advanced Practitioner (AP) type roles. The Advanced Practice online CPD modules are designed to support experienced APs and those who manage them. […]

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Learn from 2020 T Level providers at popular online event

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has responded to feedback from the Further Education sector and is running a second ‘Learning from 2020 T Level providers’ event, following its success in January.

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The ETF supports post-16 education and skills report on achieving net zero

A new report by the Campaign for Learning on the role of post-16 education and skills on achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

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New series of EdTech Reflective Exploration Stories

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has released the first in a series of stories following teachers and trainers from six organisations as they undertake CPD in use of educational technology (EdTech) to develop their teaching practice. The stories focus on six ‘Reflective Exploration’ projects funded by the ETF from February to March of this […]

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Practitioner Research Programme benefits recognised

An evaluation of the Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) Practitioner Research Programme (PRP) has identified benefits for participants, their institutions and the wider FE and Training sector. The evaluation examined the experiences and views of participants on the programme in the academic year 2020–2021. Among participants the evaluation found an increased capability to adopt research-informed […]

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The ETF releases 2019–2020 Impact Report

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has released its first annual Impact Report for the 2019–2020 financial year. As the expert body for professional development and standards in Further Education (FE) across England, the ETF’s role is to design, develop and deliver Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for teachers, leaders, and trainers to support government policy […]

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ETF launches Mentoring Framework and guides

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has launched a Mentoring Framework as part of its support for mentors and coaches of practitioners in the Further Education (FE) and Training sector. Mentoring and coaching are widely used in FE to bring about improvements in teaching, learning and assessment. The ETF aims to improve the quality of […]

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ETF pilots new Essential Digital Skills game

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has released a new online game designed to test teachers’ and trainers’ Essential Digital Skills. The game, called DigiVille, will form part of the ETF’s Essential Digital Skills CPD Programme which supports both practitioners and managers in the FE and Training sector to roll out Essential Digital Skills qualifications […]

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Updated Safeguarding in FE and Training course and Prevent modules launched

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has launched its completely revised and updated Safeguarding in FE and Training course and refreshed Prevent duty awareness raising modules. Both have been developed in consultation with the profession, through the early stages of their development and in pilots. The key updates for the Safeguarding in FE and Training […]

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ETF-SUNCETT Practitioner Research Programme 2021–2022

Recruitment to the Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF) Practitioner Research Programme (PRP) for 2021–2022 will open on 6 July 2021. The Programme, which is delivered by the University of Sunderland’s Centre of Excellence in Teacher Training (SUNCETT), provides intensive research training and mentorship for practice-focused research at MA and MPhil Level to teachers and education […]

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Pride in Education 3 global equality inclusion conference set to take place

#PrideInEducation3 is back for the third time, as the first-ever global equality inclusion conference aimed at educators, teachers, publishers, and anyone looking to make education more inclusive.

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Industry Insights vital part of T Level preparation

Industry renowned employers support T Level Professional Development through online workshops

Renowned employers across different industries have come on board with the Education and Training Foundation’s Industry Workshops to provide T Level staff with the opportunity to hear the latest industry practice. The Industry Workshops are part of the Industry Insights element of the T Level Professional Development (TLPD) offer, which provide attendees with the opportunity […]

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ETF completes free EdTech training offer mapped to the Digital Teaching Professional Framework

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has today (12 May 2021) released a final set of bite-size training modules for developing use of educational technology (EdTech) on the Enhance Digital Teaching Platform. The 23 modules complete the EdTech training offer mapped to the Digital Teaching Professional Framework (DTPF), the ETF’s national EdTech competency framework. Launched […]

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2021 ‘WEA Tutor – Digitally innovative teaching’ winner announced

Lucy Hewes, who delivers a variety of sewing and textile courses at the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) centre at Clare House in Scunthorpe, was announced as the winner of the ‘WEA Tutor – Digitally innovative teaching’ category at the 2021 WEA Awards on Thursday 6 May. The award is supported by the Education and Training […]

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2021 International Practice-Focused Research in Education Conference

Registration for the first International Practice-Focused Research in Education Conference (IPFREC 2021) is now open.

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