The Education Workforce Council (EWC) has published its Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2023.
The report, which was laid before the Senedd on 9 August 2023, sets out how the EWC has performed against its strategic objectives, and includes detailed and audited accounts for the 2022-23 financial year.
Highlights from this year’s report include:
- effective delivery of our core function to regulate in the public interest with over 88,000 individuals on our Register of Education Practitioners
- publication of our revised Code of Professional Conduct and Practice which sets out the standards expected of those registered with us and is intended to guide their judgements and decisions
- releasing of a range of resources to support registrants comply with the Code including good practice guides and professional development events
- delivery of over 340 support sessions and presentations to stakeholders
- continued growth of the Educators Wales brand, website, and advocacy service to support recruitment and retention priorities in Wales
- receiving the highest audit opinion of substantial assurance with no recommendations for all five internal audit reviews completed in 2022-23
Following the publication, Hayden Llewellyn, Chief Executive of the EWC said “I am pleased to be able to share our achievements from over the last 12 months with you all.
“The education sector in Wales continues to evolve and grow, bringing with it new opportunities and challenges. This Annual Report and Accounts demonstrates how, through being a trusted independent, professional regulator, we are able to support the workforce to deliver the highest standards of professionalism”.
The Annual Report and Accounts 2022-23 were published alongside the Welsh Language Standards Monitoring Report 2022-23 and Annual Equality Report 2022-23 .