Please scroll down this page for details and links to the following organisations:
Information is also available from the following professional bodies by clicking on an image below.
Education and Training Foundation (ETF)
The ETF is all about excellence in teaching and learning. The Society's mission is:
Click here to join the SET.
You can find out more about the ETF by viewing the video.
I have been featured on the Education and Training's SET website. Click here to read the 'meet a member' feature.
The Society for Education and Training (SET)
They have produced Professional Standards for teachers and trainers in England, which were launched in 2014 by the Education and Training Foundation.
You can find out more by viewing the video.
There are 20 standards, which are numbered for ease of reference, and which relate to three areas:
If your organisation is inspected by Ofsted, they will be referring to the standards as part of their Initial Teacher Education (ITE) inspections. You can find out more by viewing the video.
You can use an online self-assessment tool to rate yourself against the Professional Standards.
An interactive map is also available to help you apply the professional standards within your job role.
Useful weblinks from the ETF and SET:
Chartered Institute for Educational Assessors (CIEA)
The CIEA was set up to improve standards in educational assessment. Their members include teachers, examiners, school and college leaders, academics, awarding organisations and people responsible for professional development in diverse sectors including finance, health and land management.
The CIEA supports assessors by:
Click here to join the CIEA.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
The CIPD is the professional body for human resources and people development. They have more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. They have a Code of Professional Conduct for their members.
They've been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years.
Through their expertise and research they provide a valuable point of view on the rapidly changing world of work. They set professional standards and provide the know-how to drive the human resources, and learning and development professions forward. You can find out more by viewing the video.
Click here to join the CIPD.
Institute of Training and Occupational Learning (ITOL)
ITOL is the UK’s professional body for trainers and learning & development professionals. In 2000 they were granted ‘Institute’ status and since that time have become recognised as the premier organisation for everyone involved in the world of training and development.
Whether you’re a new trainer taking your first steps into the profession or an experienced professional seeking to further your career, ITOL, with its vast range of expert advice and accessible learning, is on hand to help you progress.
Click here to join the ITOL.