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Monday, 11 February 2019 08:57

New on our policy hub: research bursary reports

research bursary rreportsThe EWC pilot research bursary scheme was introduced in 2017 and was devised as a learning opportunity for all our registrant groups. In this area, you can see some of the research reports completed by successful applicants.

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Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:39

EWC appoints new members to its initial teacher education (ITE) accreditation Board.

ITEBoardThe Education Workforce Council has appointed four new members to its ITE accreditation Board.

Chaired by Oxford University's Emeritus Professor of Education, John Furlong, the Board now consists of 13 individuals, each drawn from different fields of education.

The new ITE accreditation Board members are Robert Newsome, interim Headteacher of Ysgol Bro Dinefwr, and previous Headteacher of Dyffryn Taf School; Dr Beth Dickson, Senior Lecturer (ITE) at the University of Glasgow; Penelope Lewis, HM inspector at Estyn; and Gemma Long, Quality Assurance and Engagement Manager and Lead for Wales at the UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

Monday, 14 January 2019 12:00

Sôn: Tracey Handley: Parentkind - Bringing together home and school

Thursday, 20 December 2018 10:19

Work-based learning practitioner data release

statisticsRead more about our work-based learning practitioner registrants here.

Thursday, 13 December 2018 12:30

New on our policy hub: Our response to the Children, Young People and Education Committee consultation

asking questions

Have a look at our response to the CYP&E Committee consultation about Welsh Government’s progress in developing the new curriculum for Wales.

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Wednesday, 05 December 2018 09:52


Tom AndersonTom Anderson of Qualifications Wales - Exploring how qualifications can help support the new curriculum for Wales: how can teachers participate in the evolving discussion?

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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 13:20

New Research Resources: Introduction to Research

how to researchHave a look at our new research material, produced by Aberystwyth University, which focuses on the basics about getting started with close to practice research. Learn about some of the key things you need to consider when undertaking a research project, including identifying the subject of your research, conducting a literature review, research methodology, analysing your data and drawing conclusions. Read more

Tuesday, 04 December 2018 13:13

Youth work data release

statisticsRead more about our youth worker and youth support worker registrants.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:45

Consultation opens on Education Workforce Council (EWC) powers to impose interim suspension orders

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 10:07

EWC Council member appointments

meetingThe Welsh Government is currently recruiting to appoint new Council members to the EWC

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Monday, 05 November 2018 16:56

Mari Gooberman: Welsh Youth Parliament: A new beginning for Welsh democracy

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:42

Research ethics

ETHICS 1 Background EWC AmendsIn this series of videos, you will learn how Olchfa School in Swansea has addressed some of the ethical issues whilst undertaking research in a secondary school setting.

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