Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Accreditation Board Appointment of members
We are looking for a number of talented and conscientious committee members to join the EWC’s ITE Accreditation Board (the Board), Chaired by Professor John Furlong OBE. The Board is responsible for ascertaining the professional acceptability of all programmes of Initial Teacher Education (ITE), leading to Qualified Teacher Status, in Wales.
If you can contribute your time, experience and leadership, a minimum of 20 days a year and are interested in exploring this opportunity, please call the team at 029 2046 0099 to request an application pack prior to the submission deadline of 16 November 2018, or download here
We are especially looking for members with extensive experience at a senior level in one or more of the following: initial teacher education, schools, inspection, higher education, quality assurance and professional regulation.
Meet the Board
The Board currently consists of nine members, including the Chairperson and two deputies. The Cabinet Secretary for Education announced on 15 June 2017 that the Chair and Deputies had been appointed through the public appointments process. EWC then published an advert to recruit Board members, who were appointed on 31 July 2017, following a sifting process.
|Chairperson – Professor John Furlong
Emeritus Professor of Education, Oxford University Department of Education, and Emeritus Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford
|Deputy – Dr Áine Lawlor
Former CEO, Teaching Council Ireland
|Deputy – Professor Olwen McNamara
Professor of Teacher Education, University of Manchester
|Member – Catherine Evans
Assistant Director, Estyn
|Member – Tracy Jones
Headteacher, Merllyn Primary School, Flintshire
|Member – Sarah Lewis
HM Inspector, Estyn
|Member – Richard Parsons
|Member – Anita Rees
Former Acting Headteacher, Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera
|Member -Hazel Hagger
Former Director of Professional Studies, Oxford University Department of Education