• Embedding Functional Skills
    What works; what doesn't? What have we learnt from 6 years working with the sector?
  • Inclusive, Engaging & Differentiated Learning (one simple strategy)
    Inclusive, Engaged and Differentiated Learning (one simple strategy).
  • Initial Teacher Training
    Join us in the delivery of the 2013 awards and re-think teacher training from the bottom up.

The East Midlands Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training (emCETT) delivers sector-responsive strategies, models and resources to support teaching, and non-teaching staff, in their professional development. Effective pedagogy, curriculum enrichment and quality improvement permeate everything we do.

Pedagogy that is:

  • Evidence-based and peer-reviewed
  • Inclusive, differentiated and actively engaging
  • Inspection ready

Curriculum that is:

  • Relevant and motivating 
  • Grounded in real-work /life
  • Preparation for work, society and life


  • In content and delivery
  • Integrating with performance management, SAR and preparation for inspection
  • Supporting sustainability and continual improvement




High Quality non-accredited learning: personalised outcomes for learners with learning difficulties or disabilities. For more information see here.


High Quality non-accredited learning: personalised outcomes for learners with learning difficulties or disabilities. Sector leaders information and application form here.


Report now available, from the ETF on the English and Maths consultation here.


Blended support package plus bursary available through the Education and Training Foundation's practitioner-led research programme here.


Practitioner-researchers, Cathy Clarkson from Kirklees College and Kerrie Young from Key Training Ltd, discuss their action research projects in the Education and Training Foundation's Guest Blog here.


Practitioner-led Action Research website launched showcasing resources and reports from emCETT's Practitioner-led Action Research strand January - July 2014 here.


Twitter highlights of the Practitioner Research Conference 2014 hosted by the Education and Training Foundation and emCETT at Mary Ward House on Tuesday 8th July here.


News on IFL here.


Free resources to support teacher induction and accreditation for the Award in Education and Training. Download our blended-learning Learning Support and Evidence Guides here.


Maths Everywhere

Maths is used everyday, by everyone. So take a look at the Maths Everywhere App and available online courses here.


GCSE Mathematics Enhancement Support Programme - How to get involved

emCETT is working with the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) to deliver the GCSE Maths Enhancement Programme in the East Midlands. Read more.