FETN Annual Conference 2023

Enhancing the Quality of Tutorial, Support and Learner Development:

Friday 10th November 2023: The Quays Hotel, Sheffield

The FETN Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity for tutorial managers and practitioners across the sector to meet in a friendly, informal setting. Network with colleagues and sector experts, hear about the latest tutorial developments, share ideas in the pursuit of excellence and celebrate our members’ achievements.

Celebrate with us: Meet with friends and colleagues old and new to share your passion for all things tutorial

Learn with us: Hear about the experiences and learning from colleagues across the sector who have implemented quality improvements, tried new ways of working or developed tutoring skills


Changing lives one learner at a time : How to prepare our students for the next stage of their education, employment and lives

Presented by Matt Bromley Education Writer, Advisor and Teacher

Matt Bromley is an education writer and advisor with over twenty years’ experience in teaching and
leadership including as a secondary school headteacher / principal, FE college vice principal, and MAT
director. Currently, Matt is a public speaker, trainer, school improvement advisor, and primary
school governor. He remains a practising teacher, working in secondary, FE and HE settings, and is
the lead lecturer on a national ITT programme. Matt writes for various magazines, is the author of
numerous best-selling books on education, and co-hosts the award-winning SecEd podcast. He
regularly speaks at national and international conferences and events, and he delivers teacher training.

Series of Workshops:

  • A personal development approach to achieving high quality work experience
  • How to embed essential skills into group tutorial and 1-1 reviews
  • Delivering differentiated tutorial curriculum through a project based approach
  • An update on adult funding and adult programmes
  • A personal development approach to enabling high quality work Experience
  • Tutorial Elements: A Programme for personal and wider skills development
  • A New Qualification for Personal Tutors: introduction to the forthcoming accredited tutor training
  • Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable: facilitating difficult conversation within personal development tutorials
  • Safeguarding learners: gambling awareness and harm prevention

Final Plenary:

Experiences of Tutorial Inspection: a practical approach to preparation, self-assessment and improvement

Facilitated by Dr Sally Wootton, FETN Founding Director & Lee Barrett, Head of Personal Development at Leicester College

What previous delegates say about the conference

This has been the most useful conference I have been to in a very long time

Great conference, every time I attend I feel even more passionate & motivated about tutorial

“First time at the conference, great variety of speakers, smoothly operated, well presented and a great use of time”

“Always such a fabulous day full of new ideas to explore, worth every penny, great networking opportunities”

How to Book

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Delegate Fee:      FETN Members £225      Non-members £250

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