Welcome to the Excellence Gateway

 The Excellence Gateway is the Education and Training Foundation’s resources portal where you can search for or browse and then filter over 7,000 resources, covering a broad range of topics and including guidance, effective practice, teaching materials, research and CPD materials.

Have you tried the Education and Training Foundation's free online courses to top up your skills? Click on the links below and use the self-assessment tools and learning modules developed specifically for practitioners in the FE and skills sector.

Personal digital skills and Maths and English skills

Search for resources

You can find resources:

  • using the search box above to find a specific resource by title, or to search for resources on a particular topic
  • using the Discover resources filters on the right hand side to browse by theme, subject area, audience etc

Click here for hints and tips on searching


We have collected together useful resources on particular themes.  Click on the links at the top of this page to go to each collection: SEND, CAVTL, English, Maths, Improving teaching, and Offender learning.

Save your favourites - You can create an account on the Excellence Gateway and then save your favourite resources in My Collection for future use.

Need help.  Contact us using the form available here

Recently added resources

Below are some quick links to sets of recently added resources:


Discover resources

Combine your search criteria. You can select more than one category.

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Register for an account 

Register now for a new account on the Excellence Gateway and start building shareable personalised collections of resources.