Bespoke Services

emfec delivers bespoke services and professional development training in colleges, work-based learning organisations, sixth forms, specialist colleges and adult and community learning organisations across the East Midlands and beyond.

With over 100 years of experience in the further education and skills sector, we understand how to deliver exceptional training. We also understand the importance of quality improvement to help providers grow and develop.

With more emphasis than ever on the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, our carefully researched and planned continuing professional development (CPD) programme will help you to explore and think about how to engage with and support learners.

Our programme of popular half-day network events enables practitioners and managers to share ideas and discuss new and responsive ways of working.

All of our events can be adapted to meet specific organisational needs, and can be delivered as a bespoke event at any location. We also offer tailor-made support services including lesson observations and mock inspections.

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We understand that our members aspire to deliver high quality learning environments, and that means developing holistic property strategies that address short, medium, and long term goals.

Working with approved associates rg+p, we provide a range of services for ongoing estate management and development, including:

  • Analysis of courses and curriculums
  • Space utilisation and planning
  • Inclusive consultation with staff, students, and stakeholders
  • Master planning
  • Newbuild and refurbishment strategies
  • Cost and funding advice
  • Self assessment validation
  • Lesson observation

emfec draws from years of experience to provide lesson observation and mock inspection services with the specific aim of improving teaching, learning and assessment practices. The process is cost effective, timely, and comprehensive, including detailed reports with specific recommendations for individuals, teams, and the organisation.

One-to-one feedback is provided to individuals following observations, and we include a thematic report, covering both strengths and areas for improvement to support self-assessment and action-planning. All our reports are supported by data.

For further information on any of our projects please contact either:

Simon Feneley-Lamb
Director of emfec Services and Group Projects
0115 854 1316

Michelle Chesterfield
Professional Development Co-ordinator
0115 854 1626

“The college finds using emfec to provide a graded observation process a cost-effective process to support the improvement in the quality of teaching and learning.”

-Mark, Brooksby Melton College