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

  • Secondary Design and Technology ( Tenure 2020-2021 to 2023-2024)
    University of Roehampton
  • BA Primary Professional Studies (Tenure 2020-2021 to 2023-2024)
    University of Roehampton
  • External members of the Periodic Quality Review panel – Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport...
    Open University
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Members' Job Vacancies

  • Interim Executive Dean of Faculty (3 months, subject to extension, part-time hrs will be considered)
    Newman University
  • Assistant Professor in Science Education
    University of Nottingham
  • Subject Leader Initial Teacher Training
    University of Northampton
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