Linking London | News | 4 May 2023: Event Report – T Level Practitioner Group Meeting

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T Level Practitioner Group Meeting

On the 4 May, Linking London held the third and last T Level Practitioner Group of the academic year and was well represented with FE and HE partners present.

After a warm welcome from the chair Sultan Soukani, Assistant Principal at HRUC, delegates heard first from Suzanne Hall, Head of Sector Development: Technical and Professional presented to the group giving an update on T Levels including recent developments, DfE roll-out timeline changes, policy updates and lastly updates around DfE’s level 2 reform. This was followed by Group Discussion on level 2 progression and the potential impact of level 2 qualification reform. Discussion included how successful is transition at the moment and what learners and need from the reforms. 

We then heard from Katrina Cotton, Area Relationship and Development Lead ‑ London from the Education and Training Foundation, who presented to the group on assessment in T Levels including who delivers assessment CPD support, lessons learnt, ETF T Level training, a case study and lastly the training and resources to upskill staff. 

After a short break, a college and university partner update then followed where college partners shared information on delivering and planning to deliver T Levels including the challenges and positives and the new T Levels that they will be rolling out. Linking London also gave an update on the upcoming T Levels Week which will be held on the 19th-22nd June. 

Lastly, we heard from Catherine Sezen, Interim Director of Education Policy at the Association of Colleges who presented on opportunities and challenges from the perspectives on T Level development firstly giving an overview of the qualification landscape, highlighting success stories, the opportunities and challenges. 

The next T Level Practitioner Group Meeting will be in October, date and time TBC 

Presentations, recording and meeting note 

To view the presentations, recording and meeting note from the day please click here. This link will take you to the Partners' Area SharePoint site. You must be a Linking London member to access this website, if you do not have access or have any issues logging in, please email 


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