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You’ll find all the latest news from across the EWC here.

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Monday, 12 August 2019 15:41

EWC's Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19 Published

Annual accountsWe recently published our Annual Report and Accounts for 2018-19. The publication marks our first four year term since our reconfiguration in April 2015 and highlights our continued work to provide public reassurance and act as a safeguard to learners, parents, guardians and the general public. It also notes the expansion of our work and infrastructure, namely our work on ITE accreditation, the promotion of careers in the education professions and our role as the secretariat to the Independent Welsh Pay Review Body (IWPRB). See the full report.

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 10:43

Congratulations - QTS Certificates Issued to Newly Qualified School Teachers

classroom teacher

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

Certificates confirming the award have been issued to all newly qualified school teachers and should be delivered over the coming days. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you do not receive yours by 12 August 2019.

Starting a teaching role or undertaking short-term supply work in a school from September? In order to start your Induction period, you need to be registered with us in the category of School Teacher. Apply for registration or check your record via MyEWC

Friday, 12 July 2019 09:22

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

Pak TeeOn 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. Find out more.

Book your free place.

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 15:01

July Council Meeting

meetingThe next Council meeting will take place on 12 July and is open to the general public. More information here.

Thursday, 04 July 2019 12:51

Consultation on EWC powers to impose interim suspension orders

EWC fpRead the Consultation Report here.

Friday, 21 June 2019 14:24

Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Accreditation Board

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

Find more information here.

Monday, 10 June 2019 12:52

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

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

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 16:26

Renewal of Fees for 2019-20 Now Complete

Search the registerEWC renewal of fees is now complete, please log into MyEWC to ensure you are registered in all required categories.

Read more.

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 09:39

EWC’s Fourth Annual Lecture Announced: Professionally Speaking 2019 with Professor Andy Hargreaves

andy hargreavesBook your free place at this year’s annual lecture that takes place on 16 September at National Museum Wales.

Find out more

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 15:28

Newly accredited ITE programmes from September 2020

examsBy 31 March 2019, Swansea University and Schools’ Partnership (SUSP), and the University of South Wales Partnership (USWP) submitted separate programmes of ITE for accreditation. During April and May 2019, separate ITE accreditation committees undertook assessments of these programmes. The programmes have been accredited for a period of five years, subject to conditions.

  Read more (PDF).

You can see a list of all programmes accredited by EWC, through its ITE Accreditation Board, here.

Monday, 20 May 2019 15:25

EWC Response to the Welsh Government’s Consultation on Additional National Professional Learning INSET Days 2019-22.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 15:26

Sôn: Nick Hudd: Utilising Digital Technologies in the Delivery of Youth Work

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