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Our Mission
To be the market leader, delivering the highest quality teacher/assessor/IQA/EQA/EPA training courses and consultancy services to the further education sector, through face to face delivery or live online. Meeting our clients' requirements, their way. 
Key to our mission is our People and our Product. We use the Professional Standards for Teacher and Trainers in Further Education to steer our people performance, whilst using the 21st Century Learning Design Framework by Microsoft to ensure our content creates the right learner performance.
Professional Standards
We take our training seriously ensuring those who use our services benefit the most. We are guided by the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Further Education.
The professional standards for teachers and trainers were developed by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) in a bid to demonstrate best practice across the sector. Our training team has embraced these standards as the benchmark to develop their educational practice, their abilities as individuals, and to align their core educational beliefs as a team. The professional standards define common expectations that:
  • Teachers and trainers are reflective and enquiring practitioners who think critically about their own educational assumptions, values, and practices.
  • They draw on relevant research as part of evidence-based practice.
  • They act with honesty and integrity to maintain high standards of ethics and professional behaviour in support of learners and their expectations.
  • Teachers and trainers are subject and/or vocational specialists as well as experts in teaching and learning.
  • They are committed to maintaining and developing their expertise in both aspects of their role to ensure the best outcomes for their learners.
  • The purpose of the Standards is to support teachers and trainers to maintain and improve standards of teaching and learning, and outcomes for learners.
The professional standards contain twenty expectations of effective practice across three themes. Please click on the themes below for more information.
21st Century Learning Design
We have always believed that education needs to meet the needs of every learner. We strive to ensure our learners develop advanced skills to succeed in the globalised, knowledge-based world of today, whatever their profession. 21st Century Learning Design, or 21CLD is built upon Microsoft’s research methodology, providing a collaborative, practice-based process that helps educators transform how they design enriching learning activities for their learners. The 21CLD curriculum is based on rubrics, which have been developed and tested internationally through extensive research. These rubrics help us as educators identify and understand the opportunities that learning activities give learners to build 21st century skills.


The 21CLD curriculum describes six rubrics of 21st century learning, each represents an important skill for learners to develop:

Six Rubrics
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Knowledge Construction
Are learners required to construct and apply knowledge?
Is that knowledge interdisciplinary?
Are learners required to share responsibility and make
substantive decisions with other people?
Is their work interdependent?
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Real-World Problem Solving and Innovation
Does the learning activity require solving authentic, real-world problems?
Are learners’ solutions implemented in the real world?
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Skilled Communication
Are learners required to communicate their own ideas regarding a concept or issue?
Must their communication be supported with evidence and designed with a particular audience in mind?
Is the learning activity long-term?
Do learners plan and assess their own work, and revise their work based on feedback?
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Use of ICT for Learning
Are learners passive consumers of ICT, active users, or designers of an ICT product for an authentic audience?
We build 21CLD methodologies into every course to create the best learning experience, and to ensure the assessors, trainers, and teachers of the future are fully equipped to operate in the increasingly complex word of digitised education and learning.
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