Kirklees Council welcomed as SET Corporate Partner

The Society for Education and Training (SET) is delighted to welcome Kirklees Council as a SET Corporate Partner.

This partnership agreement between the Adult Education area of Kirklees Council and SET, will result in a selection of staff becoming SET members.

Announcing the partnership, Jeanette Palmer, Adult Learning Manager at Kirklees Council, said: “People in Kirklees have aspiration and achieve their ambitions through education, training, employment and lifelong learning. We are joining SET as we value the importance of up-to-date CPD for all staff of all levels so that they can develop their skills, confidence and knowledge to deliver the best outcomes and have the most impact on our adult learners in Kirklees.”

Staff will benefit from a valuable range of professional development opportunities, including access to:

SET is the only professional membership body dedicated to teachers and trainers working in Further Education (FE). As new SET members, staff at Kirklees Council will be joining the largest professional network of teachers and trainers in the FE sector, with opportunities to share expertise and experience with their peers.

Martin Reid, Director of SET, said: “We are pleased to announce that Kirklees Council is becoming a Corporate Partner, to support the tutors in its Adult Education department. 

“Our partnership will provide teaching staff with access to a host of expertise and resources as well as CPD opportunities, including enabling them to study for both Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) and Advanced Teacher Status (ATS). We look forward to supporting our new members in striving for excellence in their professional journey.”