Teaching staff at Derby College Group will be welcomed as members of the Society for Education and Training (SET) thanks to a new corporate partnership.
The partnership began this month (October 2018), marking an exciting collaboration between the organisations, offering a valuable range of professional development opportunities for college staff.
Initially, 50 teaching staff at the college will become members of SET, the only professional membership body dedicated to teachers and trainers working in further education.
Announcing the partnership, Mandie Stravino, Derby College Group Chief Executive, said:
“We’re delighted to be partnering with the Society for Education and Training. The partnership signals our commitment to our staff and, in turn, our students. This partnership allows us to recognise the expertise of our staff and puts continual development at the heart of what we do. It ensures that professionals continue to be empowered and we are delighted to encourage our staff to engage in important sector-wide research into practice initiatives."
David Russell, Education and Training Foundation Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted to welcome Derby College Group as a corporate partner of the Society for Education and Training. This partnership is a positive step that signals a college’s commitment to high-quality development for its staff and teaching for its students. It will provide teaching staff with access to a host of CPD opportunities, expertise and resources, and help them strive for excellence in their professional journey.”
As SET members, teaching staff at the college will:
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