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EWC accredits CaBan Bangor ITE programmes

We're pleased to announce that three programmes of initial teacher education (ITE) submitted by CaBan Bangor have gained accreditation from our ITE Accreditation Board.

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EWC policy briefing puts spotlight on teacher recruitment and retention

On 14 October 2020, we delivered a policy briefing on teacher recruitment and retention in partnership with the Welsh Government.

The highly successful event, saw over 160 stakeholders in

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Consultation response: Embedding a whole-school approach to mental health and well-being

We recently submitted our response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on its draft framework guidance on embedding a whole-school approach to emotional well-being and mental

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Our response to the CYPE Committee’s consultation on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill.

We recently submitted our response to the Welsh Parliament’s Children, Young People, and Education (CYPE) Committee’s consultation on the Curriculum and Assessment (Wales)

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Latest statistics on the education workforce in Wales published

We’ve published our latest statistics on the education workforce in Wales today.

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PLP gets new standards visualisation tool

We’re pleased to announce exciting updates to the Professional Learning Passport (PLP), which have been designed to better support education practitioners in Wales in using their professional

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EWC's Fitness to Practise Annual Report 2019-20 published

As a regulator, one of our core functions is to investigate and hear allegations that might call into question a registrant's fitness to practise. 

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EWC’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2019-20 published

We’ve published our Annual Report and Accounts, which sets out our key achievements and performance against our strategic objectives for 2019-20.

Angela Jardine, Chair of the EWC

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Initial teacher education student results 2019-20 published

We've published the 2019-20 results for trainee teachers who gained Qualified Teacher Status in Wales this August.

The results for this year and the five previous years for comparison can

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QTS certificates issued to ITE students in Wales

Congratulations to all students who achieved Qualified Teacher Status this year. We’ve sent your certificate in the post. If you haven’t already received yours, please ...

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EWC to lead review of professional standards for FE and WBL practitioners

The Education Workforce Council has begun work on a review of the Professional standards for further education teachers and work-based learning (WBL) practitioners.

Commissioned by the

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Virtual Policy Briefing: Teacher recruitment and retention in Wales - 14 October 2020

The EWC, in collaboration with the Welsh Government, is hosting a virtual policy briefing via Zoom on 14 October 2020 to explore teacher recruitment and retention in Wales.

Set against

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July Council Meeting

The next Council meeting will take place remotely on 10 July 2020 and is open to the general public.

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EWC appoints Andy Borsden to drive Quality Mark forward

Andy Borsden is the newly appointed development officer for the Quality Mark for Youth Work in

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Coronavirus and our work: what you need to know

As the regulator for educators in Wales, our focus continues to be on promoting high standards and maintaining public confidence in the education profession during this difficult time. We

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Helping you think about best practice

We recognise that these are challenging times for our registrants. Many have asked us for advice about aspects of their practice. Read what your regulator has to say.

As

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Positive working relationships: new good practice guide published

The Education Workforce Council has today published its fifth good practice guide.

Aimed at registered education practitioners in Wales, the guide focuses on the key characteristics which

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EWC unveils its plans for the coming years

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) published its Strategic Plan on 1 April 2020, setting out its mission to maintain standards and enhance professionalism within the education workforce over

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EWC to award Quality Mark for Youth Work in Wales

The Education Workforce Council (EWC), in partnership with ETS Wales, has been commissioned by the Welsh Government to deliver and develop the nationally recognised Quality Mark for Youth Work in

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New Guide for EWC Registrants Looks at Maintaining Professional Boundaries with Learners

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) has today published its latest good practice guide for maintaining professional boundaries with learners.

The guide is intended to aid registrants in

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How blended learning can help prepare the education workforce for the new curriculum

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) has published a new report examining how a blended approach to delivery can maximise the impact of professional learning and could improve access to learning

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Revised Curriculum for Wales Guidance Published

As the independent professional body for the education workforce in Wales, we are delighted that the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, has asked us to share the important news that she has

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New Guide Tells Parents What They Can Expect from Education Workforce

Together with Parentkind, we have developed a guide for parents on what they can expect from teachers and learning support staff in Wales.

The guide will support parents in playing a more

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EWC Accredits Open University Partnership’s Alternative Routes Into Teaching

Two new alternative routes into teaching submitted by the Open University Partnership have been accredited by the Education Workforce Council’s (EWC) ITE Accreditation Board following a rigorous

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Youth and Youth Support Workers: Update Your Record

Youth and youth support workers, we recently contacted you to ask you to update your record on the Register. If you haven’t already done so, please do complete the information using ...

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School Learning Support Staff in Wales Outnumber Teachers

New data published by the Education Workforce Council (EWC) has revealed that there are now more learning support staff than teachers registered to work in maintained schools in Wales.

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Pioneering New Approach to Initial Teacher Education in Wales Introduced

The first programmes of initial teacher education to be accredited by the Education Workforce Council’s (EWC) ITE Accreditation Board are launched this month.

The new programmes have

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Professor Andy Hargreaves to Take Centre Stage at EWC’s Professionally Speaking 2019

Prof. Andy Hargreaves will deliver the Education Workforce Council’s (EWC) fourth annual lecture, Professionally Speaking on Monday, 16 September 2019 at the National Museum

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EWC's Annual Fitness to Practise Report 2018-19 Published

Today we publish our first Fitness to Practise Annual Report. The report provides a summary of the fitness to practise casework undertaking for the year ending in March 2019 as well as a snapshot

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EWC Code of Professional Conduct and Practice Comes Into Force

On 1 September 2019, the EWC’s revised Code of Professional Conduct and Practice came into force. The Code sets out the standards expected of all EWC registrants working in education and training

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EWC Appoints New Chair of its Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Accreditation Board

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Hazel Hagger as new Chair of its ITE Accreditation Board.

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EWC's Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19 Published

We recently published our Annual Report and Accounts for 2018-19.

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Congratulations - QTS Certificates Issued to Newly Qualified School Teachers

The Education Workforce Council would like to congratulate all initial teacher training students who have achieved Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) this year.

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Pak Tee Ng to Deliver “Masterclass in Educational Change” to Leaders and Senior Leaders

On 27 September the Education Workforce Council (EWC), in partnership with the National Academy for Educational Leadership (NAEL) and Swansea University, will host an educational masterclass

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Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Accreditation Board

EWC is currently recruiting a new Chair of its ITE Accreditation Board.

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Sôn: Sunil Patel: From the Terraces to the Classroom - Why I'm so Passionate About 'Showing Racism the Red Card'

In our latest blog post, Sunil Patel shares with us why he's so passionate about 'showing racism the red card'. Read more.

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Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Accreditation Board

recruitingEWC is currently recruiting members

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Welsh language standards monitoring report

EWC fpWe’ve published our first annual monitoring

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Education workforce data release

statisticsWe are pleased to present the first

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Research bursary scheme

bursary picApplications are now open for the

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Good Practice Guide

compassWe’ve just published our third Good

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The Education Workforce Council at a glance

chartsHave a look at our new infographic

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Trust in Leadership

sonIn the latest edition of Sôn, Rob Williams from

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March Council Meeting

meetingOur eleventh meeting will take place on 13 March and is open to

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Information sessions for final year students

Lecture hallWe’re out and about visiting

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Getting to know you

Getting to know youWe get to know registered school

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Practitioner Research Blog

computer useNikki Lawrence, who has just

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Consultation on our draft strategic plan launched

ConsultationWe are keen to get your views on our

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