Projects Briefing 12/19

Published: 12 Apr 2019

T Level Professional Development (TLPD) Offer: Knowledge Hubs

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has developed a high-quality T Level Professional Development Offer to support teachers, trainers and leaders in the delivery of T Levels from 2020 and beyond. Three regional Knowledge Hubs have been established to run local networks, deliver high quality CPD and provide £45,000 Project Funding for Groups of Providers. More information is available on the AoC website.

College HE Research and Scholarship Conferences

AoC will be holding the College HE Research and Scholarship Conferences in May. Both conferences will highlight scholarship and research in the college HE sector and will aim to bring together researchers and teachers within college HE, as well as HE managers and students.

For more information and to book your free place, please visit our website.

Management Practices in FE and Sixth Form Colleges

The Centre for Vocational Education Research (CVER), London School of Economics are undertaking research into management practices in the FE sector, funded by the Department for Education. They are keen to interview Principals and Deputy Principals from FE and Sixth Form Colleges in England to understand how the management of FE and Sixth Form colleges varies across the country and how they relate to college performance.

If you are interested in contributing to this major piece of research that will shape policy decision-making and management practices in years to come, please email for more information or to arrange an interview.

Teach Too Programme – Case studies

Teach Too is an Education and Training Foundation development programme which aims to address quality improvement in technical and vocational teaching and learning. The programme also implements Teach Too principles and approaches based on the recommendations of the Commission on Adult Vocational Teaching and Learning (CAVTL, 2013) report, aiming to drive excellence in vocational education and training through collaborative arrangements.

The Teach Too Phase 5 Programme has now come to an end with the 9 local collaborative projects and 9 organisational development projects producing case studies that relate to their project activity. The case studies cover a range of topics including, industry insight activity for teaching staff, working with employers to co-design and co-deliver curriculum and establishing startegic collaborative arrangements between post-16 providers and industry.

Please follow the below links to access the case studies:

Local collaborative project case studies
Organisational development project case studies