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Our mission

Our mission

The Society for Education and Training is the professional membership organisation for practitioners working in the post-16 education and training system. We believe that high quality education and training is essential to growth and employment.  We support initial and ongoing professional development, equipping practitioners with the tools and support they need to be excellent in their practice, improving outcomes for learners and employers.

Our members

Our members include trainers, teachers, assessors, tutors, support staff, mentors, coaches and managers, working across the rich diversity of settings in education and training, including colleges, independent training providers, adult and community learning, employer/providers, the voluntary sector,  justice sector, and the armed services.

Our mission

  • To promote the professionalism and status of those working in the post 16 education and training sector; ensuring our members gain wider recognition for their expertise and practice.
  • To engage our members in the active use, creation and dissemination of existing and new research into effective teaching and learning practice.
  • To bring together our members into professional communities of practice through events and community networks, regional, national and online.
  • To provide CPD opportunities which are relevant and impactful, at a reasonable cost.