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Case Studies

Apprenticeship Workforce Development Programme: In conversation with participant Tracey Taylor聽

Apprenticeship and Operations Manager at TPC Health, Tracey Taylor, is currently setting up a new apprenticeship offer and has been using the free Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) programme to help with key aspects. Funded by the Department for 海角社区 (DfE), the Apprenticeship Workforce Development programme is being delivered by the 海角社区 and Training Foundation (ETF) […]

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Apprenticeship Workforce Development Programme: In conversation with participant Laura Guest聽

Curriculum Improvement Lead, Laura Guest, became interested in education when she completed her own Level 3 apprenticeship whilst working in the Health and Social Care sector. Now she works for a training provider that specialises in apprenticeships and has been using the ETF鈥檚 free Apprenticeship Workforce Development (AWD) programme to help with onboarding.聽聽 Funded by […]

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Developing as a governor: Linda Norville, Warwickshire College Group

Linda Norville, Chair of the Academic Standards and Quality Assurance Committee at Warwickshire Colleges Group, discusses her development as a governor and the role the ETF’s Governance Development Programme has played in a case study for the ETF.

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Developing governance: Parveen Ghulam, South and City College Birmingham

Parveen Ghulam, Head of Corporate Governance and Legal Services at South and City College Birmingham, discusses her experience of being a governance professional and the importance of CPD for the governors she works with.

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Developing as a governor: Pat O鈥橬eill, South and City College Birmingham

Pat O鈥橬eill, a governor at South & City College Birmingham, describes his journey in FE governance and the role the 海角社区 and Training Foundation鈥檚 Governance Development Programme is playing in supporting him.

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Developing as a governor: Rachel Kirk, East Coast College

Rachel Kirk, a governor at East Coast College, describes her journey in FE governance and the role the 海角社区 and Training Foundation鈥檚 Governance Development Programme is playing in supporting her.

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‘It’s all about transparency and partnership working’ 鈥 Martin and Nicola, St Helens College

Nicola Langton and Martin Parkinson of St Helens College explain how they have drawn on the T Level Professional Development offer as they prepared for T Level delivery.

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Together we transform: Kooner Singh 鈥 Workpays Derby

Kooner Singh, Operations Manager at Independent Training Provider Workpays, Derby, emphasises the importance of continuous professional development (CPD) and fostering an inclusive learning environment to ensure that learners feel supported on their journey.聽

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Together we transform: Bill Jones – Leeds City College

Bill Jones, Deputy CEO of Luminous 海角社区 Group, tells us about his journey into leadership and talks about the wider system improvements needed in FE to support learners at any age to excel.

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‘It’s been a really enriching experience for staff’: Claire Chilton, Longsands Academy

Claire Chilton, Head of Department for Computer Science at Longsands Academy, explains how the school prepared for T Level delivery using the T Level Professional Development offer.

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Together we Transform: Sarah Jones – PeoplePlus

Sarah Jones is the Operations Manager & Neurodiversity Lead for People Plus, an education provider operating in 22 prisons across the East of England and North and East Midlands.

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Together We Transform: Penny Taylor 鈥 Lincoln College Group

In this case study, Penny Taylor, Head of Newark College and Air and Space Institute, discusses how FE can help to transform entire communities, as well as the lives of her students.

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‘ESD will change the future for our students’: Jenny Willis, Heart of Worcestershire College

Jenny Willis, Advanced Quality Practitioner at Heart of Worcestershire College, participated in the 海角社区 and Training Foundation’s (ETF) six-session education for sustainable development (ESD) course, November 2022 to February 2023. Here, she reflects on the impact the course had on her practice and that of her colleagues.  The next ESD CPD series, starting 8 May […]

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‘CPD is critically important for us all’: Palvinder Singh, CEO and Principal at Kirklees College

Palvinder Singh, CEO and Principal at Kirklees College in Huddersfield, talks about his personal journey to leadership, and how continuous professional development (CPD) for leaders permeates downwards, positively impacting the whole organisation.

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Together we Transform: Will Simpson – Derby College

Will Simpson, student at University of South Wales, inclusion advocate and DCG Alumnus, writes about his transformational experience as a Further 海角社区 learner.

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