Articles from Education and Training Foundation

New City College partners with the Society for Education and Training in landmark step for staff development and professionalism in the FE sector

The New City College Group has become the first organisation to embrace Society for Education and Training (SET) membership for its entire teaching staff, giving over 550 practitioners the opportunity to gain professional recognition, improve their practice and connect with a national network of professionals and experts.

ETF launches 2018/19 Masters research opportunities for practitioners at Annual Research Conference

An opportunity for teachers, trainers and education leaders working in the Further Education (FE) and Training sector to work towards a Masters qualification was relaunched yesterday by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF).

ETF publishes report on current practice in using a system of phonics with Post-16 learners

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has today (3 Jul) published a Department for Education (DfE) funded report, Current Practice in Using a System of Phonics with Post-16 Learners, which explores the usage of phonics teaching with adult learners.

New @E_T_Foundation report identifies the training needs of the early years sector

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has published a report, Training the Early Years Sector, which identifies the training needs of the early years teaching and training workforce in the Further Education (FE) and Training sector.

Why does FE workforce data matter?

Staff Individualised Records (SIR) data is collected by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) on an annual basis from all types of provider across the FE and training sector. Data is collected at individual staff contract level, and all learning providers funded through the ESFA are encouraged to submit data. But why? What happens to your staff data once submitted and why does it matter?

Developing prisoners' teaching skills is helping to reach the most resistant learners #FEsavedME

Teresa Carroll visits HMP Eastwood Park, where the ETF’s Rehabilitation in Action programme is working with prisoners to help them gain teaching skills. She meets learners at an awards ceremony, and finds out how they are mentoring their peers and motivating the most resistant learners to engage with education.

The @SocietyET opens next application window for Advanced Teacher Status

Teachers and trainers have until July to enrol for the next cohort of ATS, starting in October.

Why data, evidence and evaluation matters more than ever to FE policy-makers and leaders

Good policy-making and strategy building always has to start with data, evidence and evaluation – the bricks and mortar that keep the policy framework together. The Further Education (FE) and Training sector is no different to any other area of public policy.

Landmark Training Needs Analysis report sets out the evidence base for investment in workforce development

A focus on leadership and management, English, maths and digital skills are needed to take the FE profession forward with confidence through the current set of reforms – this is the primary conclusion of the landmark analysis of the training needs for the Further Education (FE) and Training sector.

The Society for Education and Training launches new modern identity to better reflect the career, community and professional practice of its members

Following extensive research with its members, the Society for Education and Training (SET), the membership body dedicated to professionals working across further education, vocational teaching and training, has launched its new and refreshed brand identity.