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Case studies

View our case study section to read real life experiences of SET members reflecting on their career journey and QTLS experience.

  • My career story: How SET members got into teaching and training, their ambitions for the future and advice for others.
  • My QTLS experience: What's motivated SET members to undertake QTLS, how it's impacted their career and organisation and the benefit it's had on their learners. 

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If you are a SET member and would like to be the subject of a SET case study, please email us at membership.communications@etfoundation.co.uk with either 'My career story’ or 'My QTLS experience' in the subject title. Case studies are promoted via our social media networks and may also be used in marketing material.

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Get in touch to tell us about your experience of being a SET member.

My QTLS experience: Polly Wardle

28 September 2017

Polly Wardle is a sports lecturer for Bristol City Community Trust. She explains how undertaking QTLS has reaffirmed the importance of upskilling and staying up-to-date with new processes and technologies.

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My career story: Carrie Thain

29 August 2017

SET member Carrie Thain is an English tutor (GCSE and Functional English) at Adult College for Rural Education, Sussex (ACRES). She tells us how achieving DTTLS and QTLS has had the biggest impact on her career.

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My career story: Alice Eardley

29 August 2017

SET member, Dr Alice Eardley, is an English teacher at City of Oxford College, Activate Learning. She explains what her aspirations are for the future and what her advice is for others following a similar path.

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My QTLS experience: Sue Dew-Gosling

26 August 2017

Creative Arts Lecturer Sue Dew-Gosling reflects on her experience of undetaking QTLS and the positive impact it's had on her department.

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My QTLS experience: Alessia Di Meo

26 August 2017

Functional Skills tutor Alexxia Di Meo explains how working towards a QTLS status encouraged her to step out of her comfort zone as a teacher and try new ways of working.

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My QTLS experience: Liam James

26 August 2017

Lecturer and course coordinator Liam James explains how undertaking QTLS has given him the chance to try new innovative teaching methods.

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My career story: Stephanie Sluman

01 August 2017

SET member Stephanie Sluman explains how her QTLS status led to her getting a job at the number one school in the South West.

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