Promoting Quality in Teacher Education

The Universities Council for the Education of Teachers

The Universities Council for the Education of Teachers acts as a national forum for the discussion of matters relating to the education of teachers and professional educators, and to the study of education in the university sector and contributes to the formulation of policy in these fields. Its members are UK universities involved in teacher education, and a number of colleges of higher education in the university sector.

Our vision

High educational and personal achievement for all learners through excellence in teacher education.

Our mission

To act as an independent and authoritative voice on teacher education while supporting the quality, sustainability and professionalism of teacher education by encouraging cohesive partnerships, engaging constructively with stakeholders and drawing on research from across the UK and internationally.

More about our mission and Strategic Plan

Promoting high standards in the education and professional development of teachers

External Examiners

  • BA Primary Education Studies (two-year accelerated) - 4 year tenure (Jan 2025 to Dec 2028)
    University of Greenwich
  • PGCE Secondary English
    University of Bedfordshire
  • Field Examiner : BA (Hons) Primary Education (ITE) programme - Start 01/10/2024
    UWE Bristol
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