Upcoming SET events

SET members, to view and register for upcoming member-only SET webinars and events, please login. Once you have logged in, any member-only events will be shown below.

Non-members will need to join as a SET member to access SET member only events.

The Events open to all section below lists events open to both members and non-members. 

Events open to all:

Embedding education for sustainable development (ESD) online course

In conjunction with the Education and Training Foundation and EAUC, SET is delighted to be bringing you a new benefit of membership – a bespoke CPD series focusing on embedding education for sustainable development (ESD).

Starting on 8 May 2024, this course of six fortnightly sessions is for teachers, trainers, and tutors across the Further Education and skills sector seeking to embed sustainability into their professional practice. SET members receive priority booking, before places are offered to the wider sector.

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Early Career Teachers webinar series

SET Early Career Teacher Webinar series

Purchase the complete SET Early Career Teacher webinar series for a discounted price of £180 instead of £210 (if purchased separately).

This offer is open to non-members of The Society for Education and Training. Tickets are free for SET members. 

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19 April, 12-1PM: Taking a Closer Look at the Further Education and Skills Sector

Join us for "Taking a Closer Look at the Further Education and Skills Sector" a webinar chaired by Martine Ellis.

This panel event features experts from the general FE sector, independent training providers, and adult and community learning. It's perfect for those new to teaching in FE. Our speakers will cover the size and goals of their sectors, key policy issues, and current challenges. The session will end with a chance to ask questions. This hour-long webinar will give you a solid start and help you understand the sector better. 

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26 April, 12-1PM: How to Thrive in Your First Year of Teaching in Further Education

Join us for "How to Thrive in Your First Year of Teaching in Further Education", chaired by Martine Ellis.

This webinar is designed for new teachers seeking practical advice and insights. Hear from experienced educators about their early-career challenges, valuable lessons learned, and how these experiences have influenced their teaching. Discover what a typical day looks like for them now and get top tips for success. Plus, you'll be able to ask your own questions and get answers tailored to your concerns. Don't miss this chance to gain the knowledge you need for a strong start in your teaching career in Further Education. 

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10 May, 1-2 PM: The Holy Grail – Using Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Teacher Workloads

Basingstoke College of Technology is trying hard to help staff and students use technology, including AI, ethically and deliberately to improve student outcomes. You will learn about the college's approach to digital wellbeing and how you can use technology mindfully and intentionally to enhance teaching and learning, as well as examples of how teachers and students are using AI to improve their work. 

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21 May, 4-5PM: Essential planning – exploring the use of AI

In this session, participants will delve into the world of AI, explore its origins and what it hopes to solve. 

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7 June, 12-1PM: Outstanding Teaching Made Simple, with Richard Moore

The aim of this session is to strip away some of the educational theory and thinking behind concepts of what makes for great teaching and learning and to give new teachers in Further Education settings, or those who have only recently started teaching in the sector, a ‘down to earth’ perspective of what outstanding teaching really looks like at the ‘coal face’.   

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21 June, 12-1PM: A New Teacher’s Guide to working successfully with learners with neurodiverse needs with Siobhan Dawson MSET

This webinar will cover ways to better work with neurodiverse learners including recognising neurodiverse needs, how to amend lesson plan to support inclusive practice and how to employ practical strategies which support adaptive teaching. 

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5 July, 12-1PM: Making Progress in Your FE and Skills Career, with Martine Ellis FSET plus panel guests Vanessa Mee MSET, Dr Paul Tully FSET

Join us for “Making Progress in Your FE and Skills Career”, a webinar chaired by Martine Ellis and joined by panel guests, Vanessa Mee MSET, Dr Paul Tully FSET and Elaine Wilkie. 

Experienced FE professionals will share their career stories and explore key topics in this session. Learn about career progression opportunities in FE, potential challenges and how to navigate them. We'll also demystify professional development acronyms and explore the benefits of having a mentor. If you are an ambitious new teacher who wants to make the most of their FE career, this webinar offers the insights you need. 

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Previous SET events

Some of our recent previous member-only events have included: