Education Workforce Council

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  • New good practice guide

    New good practice guide

    Our latest good practice guide aims to help practitioners take care of their own mental health and wellbeing.

  • National further education and work-based learning workforce survey 2023

    National further education and work-based learning workforce survey 2023

    If you are a registered further education or work-based learning practitioner, or business support staff in colleges, you can complete your survey now.

  • Professional Learning Passport (PLP)

    Professional Learning Passport (PLP)

    We have created a series of case study videos to help you get the most out of your PLP. Check them out now via our YouTube channel.

Latest News

Have your say: draft Strategic Plan 2023-26

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) is seeking views on its draft Strategic Plan 2023-26. The plan sets out the EWC’s...

The national further education and work-based learning workforce survey 2023 has been launched

In the 2021 national education workforce survey results, workload concerns were raised as a common issue. Since then, the...

EWC appoints new ITE Accreditation Board members

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) has welcomed two new members to its Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Accreditation...

EWC to continue accrediting youth work provision across Wales

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) will continue to deliver and develop the nationally recognised ‘Quality Mark for Youth...

The Urdd is awarded silver and gold in their centenary year

Urdd Gobaith Cymru has been recognised for the quality of its provision this week as the youth organisation is awarded both...

All new youth work guide released

With support from the Education Workforce Council (EWC), the youth work sector has published its newly revised Youth Work in...

Number of support staff increases in latest education workforce stats

The Education Workforce Council (EWC) has published its Annual education workforce statistics for Wales 2022. The data is...

Join our Council

Welsh Government is seeking to appoint new Council members to the Education Workforce Council (EWC) for a four-year term...

Statement by Education Workforce Council (EWC) Chief Executive, Hayden Llewellyn

“On behalf of the Education Workforce Council (EWC), I offer my condolences at the sad news that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth...


EWC organises several events every year, including Professionally Speaking, an evening where educational matters are discussed by high-profile guests in front of an audience. You can view our events here.

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 delivered by Singaporean educationalist Pak Tee Ng.

Policy Briefings 

We have held policy briefings on teacher and headteacher recruitment. Details of the next policy briefing will be revealed soon.


Our features profile education professionals talking about their work. Read what they had to say here.

Blogs (Sôn)

Sôn is our series of guest blogs where public figures and organisations in Wales discuss the latest issues facing the Welsh education system. You can view our entire archive here.

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