• The Way We Work

    The Covid-19 pandemic has asked difficult questions of us all, and nowhere more than in the education sector.

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  • Annual Report 2019-20.

    Click here to download a PDF copy of FETL’s annual report 2019-20.

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  • Collaboration, partnership and purpose: Further education after Augar

    FE colleges should be required to break their different functions into separate institutions that have their own distinctive brand and identity, according to a new report from EDSK and FETL

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  • The Unseen Strategic Leader: The governance professionals’ place and their resource needs in facilitating effective governance

    A new paper from FETL considers the nature of governance in FE and asks how governance professionals can be supported in ensuring more effective governance

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  • Hearts as well as Minds

    Filmed reflections from participants on the FETL commissioned Working Well Programme ‘How can psychoanalysis and systems theory contribute to the leadership of thinking in the Further Education and Skills Sector?’

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The Further Education Trust for Leadership is an independent think tank established to strengthen and develop the leadership of thinking from, in and about the further education system.

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Our mission

The Further Education Trust for Leadership (FETL) aims to foster and support the leadership of thinking in further education and skills. FETL offers opportunities to colleagues in and around the further education and skills system. We do this through our programme for the exploration of future possibilities, the events we offer and the resources we produce. We support sector colleagues to undertake research and development activities in areas which are of interest to them and which are relevant to the leadership of thinking, in pursuit of intelligent sector development. Their thinking in turn informs the creation of new, collaborative spaces of possibility, encouraging generative engagement with relevant partners.

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