We are quality improvement consultants to the Further Education sector. We deliver a wide range of services to Further Education providers across the country. Below is a flavour of what we have been doing and the feedback received. You may also like to read our thoughts on a variety of topics in our blog.

Writing and delivering a Quality Assurance module as part of a national training programme for middle managers on behalf of the Education Training Foundation. Delegates said: “Excellent! Thank you.”; “Rhys was a fantastic trainer – engaging, flexible and memorable”; ”Very knowledgeable. Great session.”

Acting as quality improvement consultants to several large FE Colleges and local authorities. Commenting on a long-term project in a large FE College, one Director said “Rhys is a skilled education consultant. We have worked with him on a range of development projects and he always brings insight, practical good sense and some very searching questions. He brings value to everyone he works with – leaders, managers, teachers and our students. I couldn’t recommend anyone more highly.”

Supporting post-16 providers in the completion and moderation of Self-Assessment Reports. One Director said: “I just wanted to say a huge thank you for all of your help and support with the SAR – I really do appreciate it. It simply would not have been possible without you and I know it hasn’t been simple. Have learnt an awful lot, as I always do when you come in and support.”

Delivering training and workshops to FE providers across the country in improving their Quality Assurance processes. One teacher in a FE College in the North East commented: “What an excellent training morning we had with you yesterday. The deliverer was eloquent and delivered with clarity and at a level that we all could follow. A follow up planning day has been planned!”

Undertaking an audit of learner development for a sixth form college. Feedback from the provider said of the consultant: “He was extremely thorough in his approach and… provided the college with invaluable feedback and insight into areas to develop further”

Assessing the impact of staff development on the quality of teaching and learning in a general FE college. The provider commented that “the feedback will really help us to shape our improvement plan moving forwards. The staff and I really appreciated your work with us.”

Reviewing and making recommendations on the use of a training provider’s digital learning systems. The provider said: “Rhys took the time to understand our business and our current offer. He made many helpful suggestions and recommendations on how we can continuously improve our delivery model. A huge thank you from our team at Think Employment.”

Delivering an eight week programme of training and mentoring to 30 middle managers of a large national training provider on behalf of the Education and Training Foundation. The focus of the training was on all things relating to leadership and management.  One manager commented: “Great resources, excellent planning and communication. The project has supported long term business planning and development. Thank you!”