Case studies

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

My QTLS journey: Tracey Bedford

09 September 2020

Tracey explains how undertaking Qualified Teaching Learning Skills (QTLS) status re-ignited her passion for learning and led to a number of positive changes in her role.

My ATS journey: Leona So

07 September 2020

Leona reflects on her "rollercoaster" Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) journey and the positive impact it had on her learners and subsequent promotion.

My ATS journey: Helen Wood

11 August 2020

Helen wood explains how completing ATS enabled her to adopt a more external facing outlook and has helped improve her resilience and self-confidence as a professional.

My ATS experience: Stacy Vipas

27 July 2020

Stacy explains how the ATS process was about her learning in the first instance, and then putting that into practice and building it into a teaching and learning strategy for the rest of her organisation.

My ATS experience: Dave Shurmer

16 July 2020

Dave explains how Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) inspired him to take a new path in my career and step out of his comfort zone to challenge the norm.

My ATS experience: Phil Green

01 July 2020

SET member Phil Green explains why the research project he undertook as part of his Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) journey was such a success, for both himself and his colleagues.

My ATS experience: Penny Taylor

16 June 2020

Penny Taylor explains how completing ATS has changed her outlook as a practitioner and given her the boost to develop herself further.

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