The Department for Education is working in partnership with the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) to offer high-quality professional development support to teachers, trainers and leaders delivering T Levels from 2020 onwards.
Through the T Level Professional Development offer there
TRIPs should aim to develop teaching practice in preparation for T Levels and ultimately ensure that learners undertaking T Levels develop the knowledge, skills,
50 collaborative TRIPs will be funded across England. 31 TRIPs were commissioned in June 2019. Profiles of the 31 TRIPs are available on the ETF website.
£45,000 will be awarded to each TRIP.
£20,000 is for project funding while the remaining £25,000 will be allocated for TRIP participants to access remission funding to allow them to participate in the wider T Level Professional Development offer.
Further information on available CPD can be found on the ETF website. Only providers who participate in TRIPs will be eligible to access remission funds.
Each TRIP must involve a minimum of four organisations; one of which must be a 2020 T Level provider. One organisation must be appointed as the project lead.
Each TRIP is managed and supported by one of the three Knowledge Hubs operating in their area:
- Region 1 (North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside) – managed by the Association of Colleges
- Region 2 (East and West Midlands, Eastern and London) – managed by Skills and Education Group
- Region 3 (South East and South West) – managed by Creative Education
For further information and to apply to deliver a TRIP, please download the following documents:
The deadline to apply is 12pm Friday 11 October 2019.
Applications should be submitted to the T Level Knowledge Hub in the lead organisation’s region, using the contact details above.
If you are interested in being involved in a TRIP and would like some further guidance on delivery and sourcing project partners, please contact the T Level Knowledge Hub in your region please contact firstname.lastname@example.org