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The Education and Training Foundation [ETF]

ETF is the sector owned and led body devising and providing support to the sector in response to sector defined needs. ETF has the primary responsibility for work force readiness, especially with regard to maths and English, and apprenticeships, but also encompassing leadership and governance.  ETF also host  both Foundation on Line  and Excellence Gateway  which have a wealth of resources and training materials. ETF also own, manage and have oversight of the Society for Education and Training, the professional body for teachers in the sector.


Society for Education and Training [SET]

SET is the professional membership body which provides support and training and otherwise represents members’ interests, with particular responsibility for administering and conferring QTLS, the professional status for teachers in the sector.

The following is a list of topics we have compiled some notes on, each linking to another page

Information for Returners

Back to FE; back to the future!

What is the FE & Skills sector these days?

Recent Changes

Prevent and Safeguarding

Osted inspection


Range of learners

Teaching qualifications

Getting some experience

The Education and Training Foundation

The Society for Education and Training

Subject knowledge

Terms and Conditions

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