Quality Improvement

Training & Development

FETN provides a range of training solutions to improve tutoring skills and the quality of tutorial provision including:

  • External Training Events
  • Distance Learning 
  • On-line Training
  • Bespoke In-house Training

We are also happy to provide guidance and support to help you develop your own training workshops.

On-Line Personal Tutor Training

The FETN online ‘Tutoring Essentials’ training is a simple and cost effective method of ensuring all your tutors receive relevant training that is designed to:  

  • Reflect the National Occupational Standards for Personal Tutoring
  • Meet the needs of both new and experienced personal tutors
  • Enable individuals to complete the training at their own pace
  • Provide valuable evidence of relevant CPD and feedback to support appraisal

Click here for more information and to access a short demonstration of the on-line training

In-House Training:

We are pleased to provide in-house training on a range of tutorial subjects. Some of our most popular themes are:

  • Developing tutoring skills
  • Effective 1-1 reviews and target setting
  • How to design effective tutorial curriculum
  • Strategies to support learners to achieve and progress

We are also aware that sometimes you need to help your staff improve a specific area of practice or enhance their skills set. Our solution here is to work with you to design bespoke training that meets your organisation’s particular needs. 

To enquire about our in-house training please contact us

Distance Learning 

The ‘How to be an Outstanding Tutor’ distance learning is a comprehensive self-development training pack for individuals wishing to further develop their tutoring skills and knowledge. It is suitable for anyone in the Further Education and Training sector who undertakes a tutoring role. 

The training meets the needs of both new and experienced tutors and serves to embed the National Occupational Standards for Personal Tutoring into every day practice.

Research and Development

FETN undertakes its own national research and supports other relevant projects in pursuit of tutorial excellence. For research reports and current research activities please visit the Tutorial Research and Development page