Society for Education and Training | The ET Foundation

The Society for Education and Training (SET) is the professional membership service of the Education and Training Foundation for practitioners working in the post-16 education and training system.

SET membership comes with a range of great benefits. Find out more in the video below and on the SET website.



Who can get SET membership?

The Society for Education and Training is a community of SET members, which includes: trainers, teachers, assessors, tutors, support staff, mentors, coaches and managers.

SET membership reaches across the rich diversity of settings in education and training, including colleges, independent training providers, adult and community learning, employer/providers, the voluntary sector,  justice sector, and the armed services.

SET Mission

  • To promote the professionalism and status of those working in the post 16 education and training sector; ensuring our members gain wider recognition for their expertise and practice.
  • To engage our members in the active use, creation and dissemination of existing and new research into effective teaching and learning practice.
  • To bring together our members into professional communities of practice through events and community networks, regional, national and online.
  • To provide CPD opportunities which are relevant and impactful, at a reasonable cost.

Visit the SET website  to find out more about our professional membership service.