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getting to know you youth workersAs part of our 'Getting to Know You' series where we meet our registrants, we caught up with Gergo Daroczi and Chelsea Taylor from YMCA Swansea on their careers in the youth work sector, their latest work projects and what registration means for them as youth workers.

Gettig to know you thumbnailThe first in our series of registrant profiles, registered school teacher and acting headteacher of Thornhill Primary School Liz Berry talks about the school's successful family initiatives as a way to improve learning and explains what registration means to her.

John FurlongHere’s a Q&A session with Professor John Furlong on the new procedures for initial teacher education (ITE) in Wales.

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EWC Council member Berni Tyler gives an employer’s take on the value and usefulness of the PLP


AndrewWhite Stonewall blogThe events of 2016 from Brexit to the US presidential election have been a shock to some, and a welcome change for others. Whatever you think of Brexit, or the US election, there is no doubt that these campaigns have revealed deep divisions in society: they have caused fear in some communities, and empowered others.

nqt imageHere’s another chance to read our feature, ‘The NQT’s Survival Guide’. Originally published last year, here are three different takes on the NQT year from the perspective of the teacher, mentor, and headteacher.

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As part of STEM week, Barry Island Primary acting deputy headteacher Dominic Broad recounts his school's visit to NASA in the United States and the importance of promoting STEM skills to primary age learners.

Annette SallisFrom 1 April 2016, it was a legal requirement for all learning supporters in Wales to be registered with EWC. We caught up with Annette Sallis, who works as a high level teaching assistant at Crownbridge primary school in Cwmbrân, a special day school which educates children and young people with severe learning difficulties, where she gave us an insight to the day-to-day life of a learning support worker.