Understanding the Wellbeing of the Post-14 Education Workforce
The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) commissioned Education Support in February 2019 to help them investigate the current levels of staff wellbeing in the post-14 workforce. The aims of the research was to identify and measure current levels of staff wellbeing in the sector; to identify specific groups of staff at different career stages who have the highest risk of poor wellbeing; and to understand the work-related and personal factors impacting on wellbeing. This report can be accessed here.
Professional Standards Survey Report
The Professional Standards were developed by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), in consultation with practitioners and providers from across the Education and Training sector, in 2014. In 2019, five years on from their launch, the ETF conducted an online survey to ascertain:
- the extent to which the Standards are used;
- how the Standards and associated resources are being used; and
- what further support or guidance could be provided by the Foundation to increase their use and impact.
This report details the findings of this survey.
Teaching Staff Digital Experience Insights Survey 2020
Last year, 2,685 teaching staff from 26 further education (FE) and sixth form colleges took part in Jisc's survey. The survey was conducted between October 2019 and July 2020. 62% of the data for the survey was collected after the lockdown on 23 March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and reports on the challenges being experienced by both staff and learners.
Using Pace Effectively
This recording supports the online session which focuses on the importance of pace, offering a number of tips and tricks on how good pacing will create the feeling that a session is moving along at just the right speed for each learner.
Professional Development Counts: taking ownership of professional development
Here is the recording of our Professional Development Network for the Spring term. The session focuses on re-thinking and updating appraisal processes to encourage engagement for all, how Neuro-linguistic Programme can support staff development and discussions on the development needs of business support staff within organisations.
Learning from Research: social and dialogic learning
This recording supports the session delivered by Dr Alison Scott, Lead Professional Development Advisor, Skills and Education Group, and Mike Saunders, Head of Quality Improvement, York College which focused on 'learning from research' and how to encourage students to take learning seriously.
Healthy Homeworking Hacks
Facilitated by Rebecca Wray, this video explores strategies on how to focus whilst working in the home environment, learning to understand distractions and how to manage interruptions to achieve maximum concentration.
A Beginner’s Guide to Assessment
This video supports all staff who would like to know and learn more about the procedures involved in delivery, assessment and feedback for both regulated and non-regulated qualifications.