HE in FE Special Interest Group

To improve understanding of the role of personal tutoring: responsibilities, relationships, and best practice in the context of Further and Higher Education.


Further and Higher Education lecturers / tutors, across all subject areas, who wish to offer or receive insight concerning personal tutoring in all of its guises, in/and between both sectors.


  • Support tutors to facilitate learners’ recognition, development and application of transferable skills.
  • To support personal tutors learning and development: build a set of guidelines, tools, methods to help support an individuals’ transition and progression.
  • Contribute to the quality and impact of personal tutoring.

Forthcoming Events and Activities


Initial meeting of group members

WC 6th July

Online (Zoom)

Meeting to discuss activities, etc.

WC 24th August

Online (Zoom)

Meeting with rest of SIGS

Early September

Online (Zoom)


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Gavin Hinchliffe

Doncaster College