Try-out one of these free online courses from the Education and Training Foundation. 

1. Digital Skills

ETF are running a number of free online training programmes, including Applying your Digital Skills in Teaching and Learning Programmes. There are seven courses designed to improve digital skills and build confidence in using technology – including video and content design – in the classroom, workshop or virtual learning environment. The seven courses each run for three weeks and repeat every month throughout the next year.

Do this free Digital Skills in Teaching and Learning course! Enrol on the course at

Find out more about digital skills! More information is at

2. English and Maths

Free support with English and Maths includes:

There is also a range of other digital, English and Maths support available for a small fee.
Find out more about English and Maths support! More info at


The ETF National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) is running three network meetings to bring together Local Authority (LA) and FE SEND professionals to problem solve and ensure that young people with SEND have the best possible outcomes. There are 34 free places available (17 pairs of post-16 providers and local authority partners) and attendees must come to all the meetings:

  • 17 October 2018 – identifying the challenge and working through solutions
  • 5 December 2018 – learning from implementing solutions
  • 12 February 2019 – celebrating success and identifying key learning.

Get involved! For further information, to register or to get help finding a partner, contact

(Source – TSNLA Policy in Your Pocket Summer 2018)